Workforce Education and Training Opportunities | Alaska Insight

Alaska ranks last in the country for the number of students who go on to higher education, according to University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen. But in Alaska, many jobs don’t require a traditional college education. There are a variety of workforce education and training opportunities for all types of Alaskans and Lori Townsend looks at some of them in this episode of Alaska Insight.
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Shiri Segal
Shiri joined Alaska Public Media in January 2018.  Before joining AKPM, she worked as a News Production Assistant for Anchorage’s ABC/FOX/CW affiliate for six years.  Outside of work, she enjoys painting, metal clay jewelry, thrift shopping, hanging out with family/friends and traveling. Shiri is an avid traveler has been to a couple different places in Europe, Israel and Japan. She has also resided in a few of the aforementioned. She enjoys research on cultural topics and is learning several different languages including Japanese, Korean, Hebrew and, in addition, historical languages such as Medieval English and Latin.