Teacher retention is a chronic problem for Alaska schools. An ambitious plan to recruit and train more Alaskans for teaching positions hit a snag recently when UAA’s teacher education program lost its national accreditation. Program graduates will still be able to teach in the state, but will this discourage other Alaskans who want to teach? It’s is our discussion on the this week’s Talk of Alaska.
HOST: Lori Townsend
- Claudia Dybdahl, Interim Director of the School of Education for University of Alaska Anchorage
- MacKenzie Lindeman, former early education major at University of Alaska Anchorage
- Stephen Atwater, Executive Dean of the Alaska College of Education
- Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP) action letter
- CAEP Accreditation Action Report for University of Alaska Anchorage
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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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