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Our State Conference was a "virtual success"!
This year's competitions and conference were both held virtually this year.
February 24th - 26th and February 28 - March 1st, respectively.
The theme was 'Rising Above Adversity’.
EdRising Alaska 2020-21 State Officers developed the theme and logo for this years' conference.
Look through the Photo Gallery below and capture some of the excitement, creativity and enjoyment our participants were able to have at our virtual conference.
Click on the button below to watch the Day 1 video on Vimeo, of our conference.
Ashley Dahlman, Student Officer 2020-21
Kaitylynn Gist, Student Officer 2020-21
Carl Vent, Student Officer 2018-19, 2020-21
Barbara Wadlinger, Educators Rising Program Mangager.
Barbara, Sean, Ashley, Putt and Glenda.
Teacher Christel Mozalevskiy and class.
EdRising Staff in hallway.
Doreen Hayward Zooming in from her house.
Coral and Chloe, Alaska Photobooth Company wizards.
Doreen Hayward with her husband, Les and muskox.
Christel Mozalevskiy student.
Christel Mozalevskiy's XtraTuf's.
Teacher Giaana Peterson and students in Unalakleet.
Christel Mozalevskiy and students play cards in the down-time.
Mozalevskiy's class, in feet.
Emanuela Pokryfki, Kenai Teacher Leader, poses with her favorite pet.
Unalakleet student gives the peace sign.
Eskimo Ninja, Nick Hanson takes a pic after his presentation.
Mozalevskiy student takes a breather.
Mozalevskiy and students in their hoodies.
Mozalevskiy and students in their school.
Patty Woody student strikes a condiment pose!
Emanuela Pokryfki and EdRising bear.
Susan Brunner group selfie in a classroom.
One student and her dog pose for the photobooth.
Patty Woody student attending from her home.
Twins pose for the photo booth.
Carla Swick's students ham it up.
Ice cream in Ms. Swick's class.
Ms. Mozalevskiy student sports his EdRising sweatshirt.
Mozalevskiy student poses with a boot.
Mozalevskiy student behind her computer.
Mozalevskiy student checks the microwave.
Unalakleet student in school library.
Carla Swick and students.
Unalakleet student gives the thumbs up.
Unalakleet advisor Giaana Peterson gives the thumbs up.
Swick student shares a heart.
Mozilevskiy student gives the thumbs up.
Mozilevskiy students know how to advertise!
Mozilevskiy student and her EdRising billboard.
Mozilevskiy student and EdRising closeup.
Ms. Swick's student shows extra peace!
Mozilevskiy student's feet photo-op!
Mozilevskiy's class organized the EdRising snacks.
Mozilevskiy students work the camera.
Mozilevskiy students action photo.
Mozilevskiy students vouch for EdRising!
Mozilevskiy student and cannibal card.
Unalakleet students, a map, and a pen!
Unalakleet student strikes a quiet pose.
Unalakleet student in front of a map of Alaska.
Unalakleet students, a map, and peace signs!
Mozilevskiy student shows her flower in a root beer.
Student finds using flouride to be great for teeth!
Mozilevskiy student created a "booth-within-a-booth".
A rare sight: a smile without a mask.
Mozilevskiy students help us through the dance moves.
Teacher Leader Jonah Tandog (front left) with her Teller students.
Teacher Leader Giaana Peterson, Unalakleet.
Teacher Leader Carla Swick (middle) with her students.
Carla Swick and her students.
Mozilevskiy student takes a break in the down-time.
Teller Teacher Leader Jonah Tandog (right), with student.
Teller student leans in to anonymity.
Teller students know how to pose for a pic!
Student and honorary EdRising student, pet rat.
Patty Woody, Distance Teacher Leader.
Teller student strikes a beautiful pose.
2020 State Leadership Conference
Speakers and students gather for a group photo at the end of the Opening Banquet for the 2020 State Leadership Conference. Photo: Vincent Mahoney.
Amanda Friendshuh, UAS student in the school of education and previous Educators Rising Alaska President, speaks to participating students. Photo: JR Ancheta.
Bernard Aoto, a Student Ambassador at UAF, leads EdRising students on a campus tour. Photo: JR Ancheta.
Mat-Su students gather with the Nanook in front of the birch tree mural in the Wood Center. Photo: JR Ancheta.
Previous years' Student Officers and Program Manager, Barb Wadlinger, host the recruiting table. Photo: Vincent Mahoney.
The Nannook is surrounded by members from Houston JR/SR High and their advisor. Photo: JR Ancheta.
EdRising Alaska Student Officer Ashley Yoder, left, and her fellow Ketchikan companions at the Conference. Photo: JR Ancheta.
Amy Gallaway, a West Valley H.S. teacher and AK Teacher of the Year delivers her keynote address to the conference attendees. Photo: Vincent Mahoney.
The audience is in rapt attention listening to the speakers at the opening banquet. Photo: Vincent Mahoney.
Vice-Chanchellor of Student Affairs & Athletics, Keith Champagne, delivers a dynamic speach to the students. Photo: Vincent Mahoney.
The Pavva Iñupiaq Dancers presented at the end of the Opening Banquet, leading the audience in a group dance, Photo: Vincent Mahoney.
Anupma Prakash, Provost for UAF, is surrounded by EdRising students. Photo: Vincent Mahoney
Opening Ceremony Conference Events & Showcase.
The 2019 Alaska State Conference for Educators Rising Alaska was held in Juneau, on the University of Alaska Southeast campus.