Educators Rising Alaska Photos

Educators Rising Alaska Students Placed at 2019 Nationals!

 

Anna and Caprice

Anna Joseph and Caprice Damon won 6th and 9th overall, respectively, in each of their competitions.

Group 2019

Group photo of students and advisers at the 2019 conference. Not pictured: Molly Penn (Huslia) and Hailee Godfrey (Palmer).

 

Anna and Staff

Finalist Anna Joseph stands with K-12 Outreach Director Glenda Findlay, AK EdRising Coach Kari Rasmussen, AK EdRising Staff Mary Jo Skaggs and AK EdRising Project Manager Barbara Wadlinger.

PD Devp

Edrising Staff Mary Jo Skaggs and Barbara Wadlinger attended a professional development course in writing with the Kappan Magazine editor Dr. Rafael Heller.

 

BarbMaryJo PD

Mary Jo Skaggs and Barbara Wadlinger and other project leaders attended professional development with Dr. Albert Chen, COO of PDK International.

Ketchikan students

Ketchikan students Alyssa Howard, Jhasen Seludo and Ellie Carter in Dallas. Photo: Ellie Carter.

 

NWSBSD

Northwest Arctic Borough School District student Justin Kim, Teacher Leader Clayton Gindt and student Joseph Gallahorn at the conference.

St.Michael Group

St. Michael group: Teacher Leader Alexis Greene, students Mercedes Otten, LouAnn Nikiski and chaperone Zepaniah Hailey.

 

Wasilla group

Wasilla Joe Redington H.S. group: Teacher Leader Christel Mozalevskiy and students Matthew Young, McKenzie Hobbs, Caprice Damon and Zephaniah Hailey.

Group photo

Participants, Advisers & Staff gather for a group photo on the UAS campusPhoto: Putt Clark.

 

President Johnsen speaks to the Educators Rising ParticipantsVideo: Monique Musik, UA Public Information Coordinator.

Woosh.ji.een dancers

UAS Chancellor Richard Caulfield leads the opening
remarks to the audience of students, advisers and staff.
Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.  

 

Ronalda opening

Woosh.ji.een Dance Group invited everyone to join
them dancing and drumming.  Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.  

Amanda opening

Amanda Friendshuh president of Educators Rising
Alaska 2016-17,  addresses the audience at the
Opening. Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.  

 

Steve opening

Executive Dean of the University College of Education,
Steve Atwater delivers his opening remarks.
Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.  

Caulfield opening

UAS Chancellor Richard Caulfield leads the opening
remarks to the audience of students, advisers and staff.
Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.  

 

Woosh

Woosh.ji.een Dance Group invited everyone to join
them dancing and drumming.  Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.  

Accuplacer testing

Students took Accuplacer Tests when they weren't in
Competition. Photo: Putt Clark.  

 

Palmer High Students pose

Palmer High Students pose with their advisers and
chaperone. Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.  

Public speaking

Public Speaking finishers Matthew Young, LouAnn Niksik
and Merceds Otten (Anna Joseph is in the next photo).
Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.

  Anna Joseph public speaking


Children's Literature K-3 
winners on stage. 
There were some ties, resulting in many winners. 
Photo: Putt Clark.

 

STEM winners

Lesson Planning STEM finishers Hailee Godfrey, Alyssa
Howard, Maria Victoria Cunha Maciel, Kailey Erickson
and Sara Ulroan. Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.

  ARTS

Lesson Planning ARTS finishers Lexis Jasek, Grace
Straughn, Connor Koppes, Molly Penn and JesCynthia
David.  Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.

Pre-K Literature

Pre-K Literature finishers on stage. The Awards
Ceremony was also attended virtually by other
groups that couldn't make it, but had competed
virtually. Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.

  Distance winners


Off-site winners
piped in to see the awards
ceremony.  Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.

Creative lecture

Creative Lecture finishers on stage. Zephaniah
Hailey, Rim Khayata, Caprice Damon, Karrie Montero.
Not pictured: Dohyun Kim.  Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.

  Higher Ed


Children's Literature Higher Education
finisher, Amanda
Friendshuh, stands with her 1st place certificate.
 
Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.

Children's Literature winners

Children's Literature K-3  winners on stage. 
There were some ties, resulting in many winners. 
Photo: Putt Clark.

 

Audience

St. Michael  students with sit with their adviser in the
audience. Photo: Putt Clark.

Willie Hensley


Willie Hensley 
addresses the students and audience. 
Photo: Putt Clark.

  Students in Capitol


Students tour 
the Captiol Building.  Photo: Putt Clark.

Showcase


The Showcase 
was attended by a number of Legislators,
DEED Deputy Commissioner,  Administrative &
Legislative staff, as well as a member of the K-12
Outreach Cultural Board.  Photo: Putt Clark.

 

Showcase 2

The Matanuska-Susitna table was hosted by the H.S.
from Wasilla and the H.S. from Palmer. Photo: Putt Clark.

2019 group

Group Photo of 2019 Participants  and their teacher leaders
pose on the Capitol steps.  Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.

 

Ronalda Cadiente-Brown

Group Photo of 2019 Participants  and their teacher leaders
pose on the Capitol steps.  Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.

Glenda speaking


Group Photo of 2019 Participants 
and their teacher leaders
pose on the Capitol steps.  Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.

  Grier and peeps


Fairbanks Representative Grier Hopkins
stands with
a student and her mother.  Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.

Jim Johnsen


UA President Jim Johnsen 
addressed the audience
remotely.  Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.

 

Team K-12 Outreach

K-12 Outreach Staff posed for a rare group photo (also
included is Kari Rassmussen).  Photo courtesy Yuri Bult-Ito.

Karen Melin & Jan

Deputy Commissioner Karen Melin and ASMP Program
Manager Jan Littlebear discuss education matters. 
Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.

 

LeBon_Keiko_Marilyn

Fairbanks Representative Bart LeBon attended the
event, standing with K-12 Outreach Research
Specialist Keiko Herrick and ASMP Mentor Marilyn
White.  Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.

Lisa Paraday


Lisa Paraday
Exec. Dir. ACSA/ASA/AASSP,  offered some
tips and ideas about speaking with Legislators. 
Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.

  Sam and student


Sam Norlin, Project Manager
for Place-Based Education,
works with an EdRising Student, helped by her teacher
leader and a mentor.  Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.

Richard Catahay and Toni

Toni McFadden, Program Manager for ATP, speaks with
Richard Catahay, Kake Superintendent.  Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.

 

Weston Eiler

Students were also addressed by Weston Eiler, UA
Governement Relations Coordinator, about how to
relate with Legislators.  Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.

2018-19 Officers training

Officers, left to right:  Yareth Santana, Alyssa Howard,
Matthew Young and Carl Moses-Vent.  Photo: Putt Clark.

training

Officers in training  included a video conference with the
Educators Rising President.  Photo: Putt Clark.

bowling

Officers, left to right:  Yareth Santana, Alyssa Howard,
Matthew Young and Carl Moses-Vent.  Photo: Putt Clark.

Officers bowling

Officers, Advisers and Staff  went bowling to get to know one
another.  Photo: Putt Clark.


 

Edrising Robosts

Students participate  in the School of Education's Robots
for Autistics workshop. Photo: K-12 Staff.

Edrising 2018 conference group

Students, Advisers and staff  pose for a group photo
outside the Wood Center. Photo: Yuri Bult-ito.

 anne_armstrong

Education & Training professor Anne Armstrong works
with a student on the Mock Interview session
Photo: Don Peterson.

 iRAHI

Students participate in a session led by Rural Student Services.
Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.

Dancers

Pavva Iñupiaq Dancers performed at the final evening event.
Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.

2017-18 Officers

2017-18 Officers pose for a photo in the setting Florida sun . 
Photo: K-12 Staff.

Stairway shot

Educators Rising National Conference 2018 Group photo of 
Alaskan attendees. Photo: K-12 Outreach Staff.

Kotlik Students

Students from Kotlik with their advisor, represent Alaska at the
National Conference by competing in “Inside Our Schools”. 
Photo: K-12 Outreach Staff.

 

Staff: Steve Atwater, Dean of SOE, Glenda Findlay, Director
of K-12 Outreach, Barb Wadlinger, EdRising AK Manager,
Mary Jo Skaggs,  Fiscal Officer and Dale Cope, Contractor
and Coach, at the conference.  Photo: K-12 Outreach Staff.

 

The Alaska team received the Spirit Bear Award, for having
traveled  the furthest to get to Florida. Photo by K-12 Staff.

Barbaras cubicle

Program manager Barbara Wadlinger's office prior
to the CTSO Conference and FEA Symposium
.
Photo by K-12 Staff.

           

Students discuss careers

FEA/CTSO participants discuss future careers. Photo by K-12 Staff.

students listen

Students listen to presenters at the conference. Photo by K-12 Staff.

 

colleen angaiak

Participants listen to Colleen Angaiak, Rural Student Services
Advisor. Photo by K-12 Staff.

students presenting

Students who presented line up on stage for the
announcement of the winners. Photo by K-12 Staff.

 

2017 group photo

Teachers, advisors, students and FEA Staff gather for a photo
in the Anchorage Embassy Suites Lobby. Photo by K-12 Staff.