Abby Qirvan Augustine
2012-2016, 2022 - to Present
Abby was born in Kwiguk, Alaska, and grew up in nearby Emmonak (Imangaq) on the Yukon delta. Abby is a retired Yup’ik language immersion teacher, one of the two founding teachers of Ayaprun Elitnaurvik Yup’ik Immersion School, Lower Kuskokwim School District in Bethel. She served for four years with the Alaska Statewide Mentor Project previously and is excited to return. She most recently served with SERRC (Southeast Regional Resource Center) as an Education Specialist focusing on development of Cultural Proficiency. She received her Master of Education in the area of Language and Literacy from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.