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School board candidates weigh in on issues

...and celebrated throughout the school district. The KPBSD was and continues to be instrumental in the development of new teacher and principal evaluations that focus on performance and innovation. Not only are we making progress, we are also setting...
Which resource is more valuable?

...particularly here in Alaska. In 1976 the beginning salary for a new teacher in the Kenai Peninsula Borough was about $26,000. This salary was based on the new teacher's investment of 4 years of study, of thousands of...
Positive notes: School board meeting starts off with musical performance

...items on the agenda were approved, including approval of resignations, approval of long term substitute contracts and new teacher contracts and board policy approvals on health examinations, performance scholarships, Alaska Performance Scholarship...
NNS first day marked by new principal, parking lot renovations

...atmosphere, typically chaotic and loud mid-year, on the first day is quiet, with students working hard to impress their new teacher. "Look at my flower, teacher," said a student holding up her work. "It is beautiful," she said in her southern...
Volunteers receive Golden Apple awards at board meeting

...agenda. The items included: the pay schedule for substitutes and other temporary employees, approval of 2013-2014 new teacher contracts, non-tenure teacher contracts, resignations and high school qualifying exam waiver requests, as well...
KPBSD board hears public comment

...will have to deal with. The board went on to unanimously approve several long-term substitute teacher contracts, new teacher contracts, resignations and tentative teacher contracts. Other revisions included resolutions to support a lighted...
Choir sings to school board, crowd Monday night

...other agenda items. Approved items included budget transfers, resignations, 2013-2014 Long-term Substitute and new teacher contracts and leave of absence requests. Approval of Science and Social Studies curriculum was postponed to January's...
New teacher shares excitement with students

Jason Leslie is not a scientist. He's a professional artist, a second-generation teacher, a father and a new Alaskan, but doesn't think of himself as a scientist. "I think my strength as a science teacher is that I'm not a scientist," he said. "I think that really helps me a lot with connecting with kids and connecting them to science. I'm just an artist that thinks science is really cool and I think that's probably the biggest thing, I just kind of just have an innate excitement about science."
Grant money sought for teacher housing

...seeking financial help in building new teacher housing in the remote Kachemak Bay...Chief of Staff Tim Navarre said new teacher housing in Nanwalek is expected...successfully completed construction of new teacher housing in the village of Tyonek...
Soldotna Elementary to visit with and meet the staff, as well as enjoy refreshments provided by the PTA. Soldotna Elementary has one new teacher this year, Luanne Bressler. Mrs. Bressler has been an educator for 11 1/2 years, with the latest being a writing...


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