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What are the best measures of school quality?

By Brenda Álvarez Originally published on neaToday The National Education Association (NEA) recently hosted an online poll that asked more than 1,200 educators to specify which of NEA’s “Opportunity Dashboard” indicators [...]

NEA-Alaska President Tim Parker Travels Around Alaska

NEA-Alaska President Tim Parker is traveling Alaska to meet with our members, listen to their stories and share his vision for public education. Below is a map of where he's been [...]

Bristol Bay students partner on technology education

"Students from throughout Bristol Bay travelled to Dillingham this month for a chance to set aside their books and get practical experience with digital design..." Read the full piece from [...]

Eagle River coach gave away a backpack but got more in return

"When Eagle River cross-country coach Jacob Bera picked up a nice piece of swag at a recent high school meet, he felt a little guilty about keeping it for himself..." [...]

Report: Teacher shortage crisis can be averted by keeping educators in the profession

By Cindy Long Originally published in neaToday The United States is facing a major teacher shortage, as schools are scrambling to fill positions in math, science, special education, bilingual education, [...]

Workplace bullying moves food service workers to organize and unionize

By John Rosales Originally published in neaToday For long-suffering food service workers in the Laurel School District in Delaware, who endured years of bullying and hyper-criticism by a district manager, [...]

How can we handle tough discipline issues while preserving student trust?

"We must strive to provide our students with an education that focuses on the whole child.  In order to produce lifelong learners who can think critically within the world that [...]

Ten tips for mentoring a student teacher

"I remember the first time I was asked if I would be willing to have a student teacher. I was in my third year of teaching and was just starting [...]

Schools look to creative solutions to help reduce student stress

By Tim Walker Originally in neaToday The change Chris Boitz saw in his students was gradual but unmistakable. “Over the course of a few years, everything was different—their expressions, their [...]

Mental health in schools: nprEd series

This month, nprEd has put together a series on mental health in schools. Below is a list of the stories and resources they created: Mental Health In Schools: A Hidden [...]

What is NEA-Alaska?

NEA-Alaska is an advocate for an excellent public education for each child in Alaska and works to advance the interests of public school employees.

NEA-Alaska, an affiliate of the National Education Association, is an organization of 12,000+ members who work in Alaska’s public schools.

Whether it’s in a crowded urban classroom or a remote community in rural Alaska with only one school, we all aim to accomplish the same task: provide an excellent public education for every child in Alaska. Please join us in our journey.

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President’s Desk

Incoming president Tim Parker

A New School Year Begins!

By Tim Parker, NEA-Alaska President The bulletin boards are up, the new student registrations are complete, and the squeak of new shoes on freshly polished floors echo through school hallways. Welcome to the 2016-2017 school [...]


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