UA’s College of Education

University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen @360 in Juneau in April. (Photo by Rashah McChesney/Alaska’s Energy Desk)

It’s the middle of summer, but students seeking higher education are making plans for fall. The University’s new Alaska College of Education aims to train more state residents to take teaching jobs here. The idea is to keep good teachers in rural Alaska communities.

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  • Jim Johnsen – UA System President
  • Steve Atwater – New dean of College of Education
  • Kameron Perez-Verdia – President/CEO of Alaska Humanities Forum

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Lori Townsend is the news director and senior host for Alaska Public Media. You can send her program ideas for Talk of Alaska and Alaska Insight at ltownsend@alaskapublic.org or call 907-350-2058.

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