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Unpacking Priorities: A Community Conversation Recap

The pandemic has presented many financial challenges across Alaskan school districts. One such challenge will be a boon in the coming years. On March 31, the Region 16 Comprehensive Center hosted Unpacking Priorities, a community forum for Alaska education officials. The idea for the conference was to bring them together to share thoughts and gather more information on the newly …

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Alaska’s Path to Progress: Workshop Recap

“What will we sustain and sunset in the upcoming school year?” was the tagline for the recent Alaska’s Path to Progress webinar. The Region 16 Comprehensive Center and AK DEED hosted an event focused on the challenges and benefits of the past school year. There’s no denying the 2020 – 2021 school year was a turbulent one for educators and …

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Future-Focused Educators’ Summit

July 26–29, 2021 Educators and leaders faced both challenges and opportunities for growth over the past year. Current systems and practices may not be as effective as they once were, and learning environments have changed significantly. It is time to strategically plan for the upcoming school year while connecting with other experienced educators. The Future-Focused Educators Summit will help all school …

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Meet Emi Behan

“I really love organizing things. I like to check things off lists. I like seeing what we start with at the beginning, where we’re going to end up, and how to get there. That’s just the way my brain works.” This is the attitude that Emi Behan is bringing to the Region 16 Comprehensive Center as one of their new …