The unprecedented COVID-19 coronavirus has caused widespread disruptions to schools in Alaska and across the country. NEA-Alaska continues to monitor the situation closely and we are actively working with the Department of Education and Early Development, school districts, and local associations to keep you up to date. The most current information we have is that all K-12 schools across Alaska will be closed for the rest of the school year. Please use and share this webpage as a resource during these challenging times. As always, please feel free to contact us if you have questions, concerns, or issues.
The NEA Foundation is offering three new grant opportunities to address the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on teaching and learning: COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant, COVID-19 Learning and Leadership Grant, and the COVID-19 Student Success Grant.
Alaska Children’s Trust developed this detailed guide for educators and caregivers on helping children cope with a crisis, preventing child abuse before it occurs, and intervening when abuse is suspected.
This document reviews critical considerations for educators tasked with implementing digital learning programs due to COVID-19 related school closures.
This site offers information, resources, and leadership to teachers and school leaders across Alaska. The site will serve as a clearinghouse where we share great ideas gleaned from a variety of locations and sources.
This edWebinar will provide essential resources for state, district and school administrators and teachers as they prepare for eLearning days in the wake of school closings related to the COVID-19 virus.
District work from home policies may be unclear for NEA-Alaska’s ESPs. This document is designed to capture training opportunities educators can engage in at home that allow us to model the life-long learning we want for our students.
Use the links on this page to quickly access interactive lessons you can use for remote learning, whether you want to suggest or formally assign something to students, or share ideas with parents.
From student debt to taxes to monthly bills, coronavirus is affecting your finances. This round-up can help you find the information you need now.
The U.S. Senate on March 25 passed the $2-trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to help stabilize workers, families, and the economy during the COVID-19 public health crisis
Experts from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network share their recommendations for educators supporting students during the COVID-19 crisis.
COVID-19 Articles and Stories:
April 13, 2020 | Alaska Public Media |Mayowa Aina | Governor Mike Dunleavy has closed public schools through the rest of the [...]
April 12, 2020 | ADN | Amile Goodykoontz | Alaska’s roughly 132,000 students and 8,000 teachers won’t meet in classrooms [...]
April 9, 2020 | neaToday | Brenda Álvarez | When governors and state superintendents closed schools because of the coronavirus, [...]
April 7, 2020 | ADN | Emily Goodykoontz | State officials shuttered school buildings across Alaska in March in an [...]