Photos of Mentor Sites and Travels

 

Kat Kat
Kat Deem is an ECT in Bethel. Photo: Sharon Barker-Attla. Kat is standing next to a working wall, where she's prompting her students to think critically. Photo: Sharon Barker-Attla.
Emma Emma
Emma Freestone is in her first year of teaching in Tuluksak. Photo: Sharon Barker-Attla. Emma Freestone chats with one of her students. Photo: Sharon Barker-Attla.
Rose Braxtyn
Minto ECT, Rose Wolfe, works with her high school class. Photo: Sharon Barker-Attla. Braxtyn Gerald, a high school teacher at Nenana High School, stands before her classroom. Photo: Sharon Barker-Attla.
Cullen Cullen
Cullen Chandler is a first year teacher in Tuluksak. Photo: Sharon Barker-Attla. Cullen leads a high school math lesson in his Tuluksak classroom. Photo: Sharon Barker-Attla.
jack and henry house fire
Jack Ackerman and Teaching Assistant Henry Kanulie pose in front of their 2nd Grade classroom in Akiachak. Henry has started his coursework to become a teacher. Photo: Cheryl Childers. People rush to a house fire in Akiachak, to assist with extinguishing it. Photo: Cheryl Childers.
House fire House fire
Water hoses were used in addition to extinguishers to put out a house fire in Akiachak, at the end of October. Photo: Cheryl Childers. Akiachak residents and teachers helped to extinguish the flames with extinguishers from all over the village. Photo: Cheryl Childers.
mathew taylor Cali Taylor
Mathew Taylor, a 1st year teacher in Akiachack, goes over a science lesson with his high school students. Photo: Cheryl Childers Cali Taylor, a 1st year teacher in Akiachak, works with her 1st grade class. Photo: Cheryl Childers.
Arthur Taylor Athos Spinola
Arthur Taylor, a 2nd year ECT in Akiachak, meets with his mentor, Cheryl, on Halloween. Photo: Cheryl Childers. Athos Spinola, a 2nd year ECT in Akiachak, works with his 3rd grade class. Photo: Cheryl Childers.
India Knight India Knight
India Knight, a 1st year teacher in Nunapitchuk leads a 3rd grade science lesson in motion and speed. Photo: Cheryl Childers.
Ms. Knight's 3rd graders get a brain break with a ball game. Photo: Cheryl Childers.
Kaedy Kathleen
Kaedy Masters, a 1st year ECT in Nunapitchuk, teaches a lesson in her high school level class. Photo: Cheryl Childers. Mentor Cheryl visits 1st year ECT, Rosalie Schiedler (born and raised in the Philippines) and 2nd year ECT, Kathleen 'Lit' Naneng (born and raised in Bethel), at Gladys Jung Elementary in Bethel. Both ECTs are teaching 3rd grade. Photo: Cheryl Childers.
LitNaneg Michelle
Miss Lit looks over a student's volcano art project after the class read and learned about this 'hot' topic. Photo: Cheryl Childers. Michelle Fedran teaching 5 years in Tununak (2021). Had a mentors for two years. Photo: Cheryl Childers.
Rose Ryan
Miss Rose, as the students call her, records student responses at the white board for their English lesson on common and proper nouns. Photo: Cheryl Childers. Mr. Ryan Teft, 2nd year ECT, leads HS students in an Algebra 1 lesson about solving absolute value equations.. Photo: Cheryl Childers.
Shayle Shayle
One of Sharon's ECTs, Jessica Winkler, also a 1st year teacher in Tok, works on lessons. Photo: Cheryl Childers. One of Sharon's ECTs, Jessica Winkler, also a 1st year teacher in Tok, works on lessons. Photo: Cheryl Childers.
TJ Breakfast
One of Sharon's ECTs, Jessica Winkler, also a 1st year teacher in Tok, works on lessons. Photo: Cheryl Childers. One of Sharon's ECTs, Jessica Winkler, also a 1st year teacher in Tok, works on lessons. Photo: Cheryl Childers.

 

           

Bob Ed My word
Mentor Bob Williams, working remotely. Mentor Ed Sotelo, working remotely. An important message written by a student.

 

Molly molly nelson class
Molly Nelson, 1st year teacher, in her Tok 4th grade classroom. Photo: Sharon Attla. Mentor Sharon Attla meets with her ECTs via Zoom. Photo: Sharon Attla.

 

Jessica Jessica
One of Sharon's ECTs, Jessica Winkler, also a 1st year teacher in Tok, works on lessons. Photo: Sharon Attla. Jessica Winkler works with her students. Photo: Sharon Attla.

           

Tamara Cathy McIntyre Flying over Anaktuvuk Pass
Tamara Trefon is a 1st year teacher at Ayaprun Elitnaurvik School in Bethel which is a Yup'ik Immersion school. She teaches the entire Yugtun curriculum. Photo: Cheryl Childers. Cathy McIntyre is teaching Yugtun reading, writing and
science for 2nd & 3rd grade in her home village.  Photo: Cheryl Childers.
Layers of clouds parting revealing rivers flowing in the Anaktuvuk Pass area. Photo: Lindy Kinn.

 

Utgiagvik Classroom Flying over Anaktuvuk Pass
Mentor Hal Neace is surrounded by 5th graders in Brett Steven's classroom in Utgiagvik. Photo: Brett Stevens. Mentor Lindy Kinn took this photo while traveling over Anaktuvuk Pass.

 

2nd grader sews mittens Arctic Sunrise
A second grader in Pt. Lay sews mittens. Photo: Hal Neace. Sunrise near Utgiagvik. Photo: Hal Neace.
Utgiagvik Football Flying over Point Hope
Barrow High School Football team in Utqiaġvik hosts a game playing a visiting village. Photo: Hal Neace. Flying over Point Hope. Photo: Hal Neace.
Margaret Brooks Range
Margaret Baca a 1st year teacher in Tanana, where a couple of puppies sometimes follow her to school. Photo: Sharon Attla The Brooks Range protrudes above a blanket of clouds. Photo: Lindy Kinn.
2nd Grader sewed mittens Arctic Ocean
A second grader in Pt. Lay sews mittens. Photo: Hal Neace. The Arctic Ocean near Utqiagvik Notice the polygonal shape of the permafrost in the foreground. Photo: Hal Neace.
Utgiagvik Directional Sign Beach in Point Hope
Utgiagvik's directional sign. Photo: Hal Neace. Point Hope Beach. Photo: Hal Neace.
Making Agutaq Frieda Grierson and Hal Neace
Making akutaq in the classroom. Photo: Hal Neace. Mentor Hal Neace poses with Frieda Grierson, one of his ECTs. Photo: Hal Neace.