The October 1st episode of Exchange featured a live debate between the two candidates running for Nome mayor on the October 6 ballot: Denise Michels and Richard Beneville.
On the Sep. 10 episode of Exchange, we talked about models of successful education in western Alaska — and how we’re preparing students for life after high school.
Maddie reflects on the passage of time and the new skills she’s acquiring while in Alaska.
Educator Cultural Camp taught teachers berry picking, fishing, and the importance of culturally relevant curriculum.
Our listeners have become slightly more fluent in the Alaska Native language of Iñupiaq through a new series of fun, conversation-focused radio spots.
With 1,200 nominations submitted from across the state, Leeper was one of 32 stand-out teachers to receive this distinction.
This week on Sounding Board, we want to know: what should be the priorities for education in Western Alaska?
Arnold has been interim superintendent since his predecessor resigned in December; he came to Nome in July as the district’s director of human resources and special programs.
This month’s Story49 features educator and dancer Mary Huntington. “All the things that I do in classrooms and schools… trying to incorporate culture and language, probably wouldn’t have taken place if I didn’t start out with Eskimo dance,” she says.
Money to go toward JROTC and summer school reading program.