Academic Affairs and Research

Faces & Places of our Offices and Programs
  • Mentors in Qaspeqs

    Mentors in Qaspeqs

  • Drying Seal Hide

    Drying Seal Hide

  • 2015-16 Mentors

    2015-16 Mentors

  • Old Fishracks

    Old Fishracks

  • Halloween at the Office, 2013

    Halloween at the Office, 2013

  • Rock Reinforcement, Shishmaref

    Rock Reinforcement, Shishmaref

  • Mentors at Work

    Mentors at Work

  • Halloween at the Office, 2015

    Halloween at the Office, 2015

  • Mentors in Office

    Mentors in Office

  • Scavenger Hunt, 2016

    Scavenger Hunt, 2016

  • Students Speaking

    Students Speaking

University of Alaska’s K-12 Outreach is committed to quality education and learning for all Alaska’s students, teachers and district personnel. We facilitate best practices classroom instruction including place-based culturally relevant data driven content. We offer support, guidance and resources for PreK through college educational communities working towards teacher recruitment and retention. Through collaboration and dialogue with stakeholders we achieve excellence in education at the University, District and local levels.

Alaska Statewide Mentor Project (ASMP)

The Alaska Statewide Mentor Project exists to lift up and support the profession of teaching in Alaska. The project provides individualized support to first- and second-year teachers, developing an effective teaching force that is responsive to the diverse academic needs and cultural backgrounds of all students. For more information, go to the ASMP website.

Alaska Teacher Placement (ATP)

Alaska Teacher Placement is a clearinghouse for educators looking to work in Alaska. We provide an  online application system and online job bank that is state wide. We also host online resources for teachers to learn about Alaska and our unique communities. ATP works with all 54 of Alaska's public school districts and several educational agencies to recruit teachers for our state. We host Alaska-school-district-only job fairs, provide virtual chats and job fairs, and recruit across the nation to help fill the over 1,000 teaching openings our state has each year. For more information, go to the ATP website.

Future Educators of Alaska (FEA)

FEA is a statewide collaborative effort to inspire and support Alaska Native K-12 students to go into the education profession. The fostering of prospective Alaska Native teachers and administrators involves a partnership among teachers, communities, school districts, University of Alaska campuses and more. Funded by the Department of Education since 2003, FEA has worked with eighteen partner and affiliate school districts and schools to establish over 50 FEA clubs across Alaska. Most recently, our program name has changed from Future Teachers of Alaska to Future Educators of Alaska to be more encompassing to the many careers in education. For more information, visit the FEA website.

Raising Educational Achievement through Cultural Heritage (REACH and REACH Up)

Native students and their teachers with accurate, culturally-relevant science curriculum, that improves student achievement on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) assessments, and trains Native youth to propose solutions to local climate change problems. For more information, visit the REACH REACHUp website.

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