Each club will help high school students explore potential career paths in teaching. The goal is to encourage homegrown teachers and reduce turnover.
The district has received 35 applications from prospective principals looking to replace Edwin “Chip” Sharpe as the head of Nome-Beltz Jr/Sr High.
The program would facilitate and fund professional development for current staff with the aim of “growing our own administrators.”
Berkeley has worked for Nome Public Schools for 12 years — five as a teacher and seven as an administrator. He’s currently the district’s director of federal programs.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski addressed more than port development last week. One of the biggest topics was Unalakleet’s water crisis.
Senator Lisa Murkowski just wrapped up her first trip to Nome in almost four years, touring local facilities, talking with leaders, and hosting a community meet-and-greet.
The senator’s visit will be her first trip to Nome in almost four years. Nome Mayor Richard Beneville will lead her tour, which will include stops at Nome-Beltz, the port, and Airport Pizza.
Principal Edwin “Chip” Sharpe’s last day at the high school will be January 15.
Superintendent Shawn Arnold said education funding could face cuts next year, but Sitnasuak has donated nearly $100,000 to the district.
After hosting the 2015 Northern Conference Wrestling Tournament, Nome-Beltz will send 10 of its wrestlers to State Championships in Anchorage.