Educators Rising Alaska Photos

2019 Educators Rising Alaska Leadership Conference, Juneau, Alaska

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        
Woosh.ji.een Dance Group
and students dance during the Opening Ceremony.  Photo: Yuri Bult-Ito.
 

Ronalda opening

Ronalda Cadiente-Brown is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Alaska Native Programs and Director of PITAAS. 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.