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Planning for the future

...Kenai River Campus to kick off the Career Pathways Program for the school year. Karen Ruebsamen, Soldotna Prep guidance counselor, previously went on a tour with other counselors in the district. She thought it would be beneficial to take the...
Druce: Promote, protect healthy community challenges. Those who do not know me are genuinely curious. I continue to work full time as a public school guidance counselor. I have been an educator my entire career. I truly enjoy working with teenagers and providing assistance to them...
Students learn about hospital careers

...interested in becoming an emergency medical technician or a firefighter. Laura Beeson, a Kenai Central High School guidance counselor, said she thinks there's a lot of students, like Bobee, who don't realize the variety of jobs available in...
Q&A: School district candidates share views many students actually go on to graduate I'm not sure that this should continue to the primary focus of our guidance counselors.Hilts: This is a better measurement than we have used, but still incomplete. I would encourage the people...
Voices of Alaska: Politicians should understand the economic value of education

...Legislative Research division, over the last three years school districts have had to cut over 600 teachers, career and guidance counselors and other needed staff. Investing in education is about opportunity and about giving Alaskan children a fair chance...
Cook Inlet Academy

"When you have a class this small, they're all unique," said guidance counselor Jill Leiter referring to Cook Inlet Academy's nine graduates of 2012. The intimate graduation ceremony had the students crying...
Waisanen: Everybody should have a choice

...a master's degree in guidance and counseling, has lived across much of the state, working as a teacher and a guidance counselor. His two children have grown up and moved Outside, and Waisanens are now grandparents. That's left Waisanen...
School news

...within the state and be pursuing a building-related career. Applications are available from any high school guidance counselors office, on the KPBSD website and the KPBA website ( Application deadline...
KPC grads have some advice for their high school peers

...People don't know what's out there," she said.Martin encouraged all high school seniors to talk to guidance counselors and financial aid advisors to find out what help is available."Many people think, 'oh, I have to work two...
Around the District

...Applications are available from any high school guidance counselors' office, on the KPBSD website, and on the KPBA...Skills, is being offered by Lisa Schmitter, school guidance counselor, on May 3, 6-8 p.m., in the school library...


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