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 [...]

Hundreds rally at Growden Park against K-12, university cuts

"More than 300 people of all ages — and a robot — turned out Sunday in a show of support for K-12 schools and the University of Alaska system. Students, parents, alumni, concerned citizens and [...]

Fairbanks, North Pole students protest threatened education cuts

"Hundreds of Fairbanks area high school and middle school students walked out of class about 1:30 p.m. Friday in protest of proposed cuts to music, arts, sports and more..." Read the full story from the [...]

Campbell Elementary becomes STEM school

"The Anchorage School Board approved a proposal for ASD's first STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) elementary school to be located at Campbell Elementary School..." Read the full story from Alaska Business Monthly.

School board votes down outsourcing custodial services

"More than two hours into Wednesday evening's Mat-Su Borough School District's regular board meeting, the crowd erupted into applause following a vote not to award a more than $4.8 million, three-year contract to NANA Management [...]