Press Contact

Zachary Mannix
NEA-Alaska Communications Director
(907) 274-0536

Press Releases

Alaska’s educators welcome new commissioner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2016 Alaska’s educators welcome new commissioner “Our top priority is always student success,” says Ron Fuhrer, NEA-Alaska President Contact: Charles Boyle, Work: (907) 274-0536 Cell: (907) 602-2900 (ANCHORAGE) – NEA-Alaska [...]

Tim Parker elected NEA-Alaska President

For Immediate Release 2/11/2016 Fairbanks teacher Tim Parker elected NEA-Alaska President Top priority is ensuring greater student success through high-quality educators in the classroom (Anchorage) – Fairbanks teacher Tim Parker has been elected to serve [...]

Will federal deregulation extend to school lunch programming?

"The School Nutrition Association has released a set of recommendations for federal lawmakers to consider changes to national guidelines promoting and rewarding healthier school lunch options in K-12 districts, implemented during the Obama Administration..." Read [...]

Senate seeks budget testimony, without a schools budget to discuss

"When the Senate Finance Committee begins open testimony Thursday morning on its latest spending plan, public school advocates will be facing a daunting budget proposal: a 96.9 percent cut to education..." Read the full piece from [...]

Wrangell School District fills budget gap, but fiscal uncertainty remains

"The Wrangell School District hosted a workshop Monday on its budgeting process, giving the public a chance to give their input on the $363,000 budget gap. The school board also approved the second draft of [...]

Students in Anchorage high schools have something to say about education

"One thing we were excited about was the discussion around excellent educators and making it easier for Alaska students to become local teachers. When we talked about it, we realized that the traits we value [...]