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Alaska College of Education

Phone

  • Information: 796-6076
  • Information: 866-465-6424
  • Dean of Education: 796-6050

Email

Fax

  • Education Fax: 796-6059
  • Dean/Admin Fax: 796-6550

Address

Hendrickson Annex
11066 Auke Lake Way (HA1)
Juneau, AK 99801

Steve Atwater

Executive Dean of the Alaska College of Education

Phone: 907-796-6050

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Hendrickson Annex, 101B, Juneau Campus

Juneau Campus

Biography

Atwater joined UA in Nov. 2014 after five years as superintendent of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, where he was named Alaska’s 2013 Superintendent of the Year. Prior to his work for KPBSD, Atwater taught secondary education and served consecutively as head teacher, curriculum coordinator and superintendent for the Lake & Peninsula School District in King Salmon, AK.

Atwater’s experience with the Alaska education system extends to his own professional training, as he earned both his master’s in education and his doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Scott Christian

Associate Dean of the Alaska College of Education

Phone: 796-6563

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Hendrickson Annex, HA 104, Juneau Campus

Juneau Campus

http://www.uas.alaska.edu/education/programs/mat-secondary.html

Education

Ph. D. Interdisciplinary Studies: Culturally Responsive Teaching - University of Alaska Fairbanks

M.A. English - Middlebury College, Bread Loaf School of English 

B.A. English and Secondary Education - University of Montana

Biography

Scott Christian was a classroom teacher in rural Alaska for twelve years before moving to Juneau in 1996.  At that time he was a research associate for the Annenberg Rural Challenge as part of the Harvard Graduate School of Education documentation effort.  He also taught and supervised teachers for the UAS Secondary Master of Arts in Teaching program.  His teacher research book, Exchanging Lives: Middle School Writers Online was published by NCTE in 1997.  In 1998 he became the Director of the Professional Education Center at UAS where he wrote and administered the first PITAAS (Preparing Indigenous Teachers and Administrators for Alaska Schools) and ARCTIC (Alaska Reform in the Classroom through Technology Integration and Collaboration) grants.  He also worked closely with Middlebury College and UAS administration and faculty to bring the Bread Loaf School of English to the Juneau Campus.  The Professional Education Center also worked collaboratively with statewide UA faculty, school districts and the Dept. of Education and Early Development to build the Education Technology certificate and Master's degree programs, as well as the Reading Endorsement program.  After leaving PEC, Scott served as the Director of the Alaska Distance Education Consortium, and the Director of the Assessment and Western Governor's University.  He returns to UAS as the Program Administrator for the Secondary Master of Arts in Teaching Program.  He arrives in Juneau with his wife Phuong, who works as an investment analyst for Enterprise Community Partners and their daughter Elsie who attends the Juneau Community Charter School.

Program Faculty

Susan M. Andrews

Assistant Professor of Education

Phone: 796-6412Fax: 796-6059

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Hendrickson Annex, 101E, Juneau Campus

Juneau Campus

http://www.uas.alaska.edu/education/

Education

M.Ed. - National- Louis University

B.S. Ed.  - Southwest Texas University

Other

 

Heather L Batchelder

Associate Professor of Education

Phone: (907) 796-6029Fax: (907) 796-6550

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Hendrickson Annex, Rm. 106, Juneau Campus

Juneau Campus

http://www.uas.alaska.edu/education

Education

M.A., Ph.D. - University of Central Florida

B.A. - University of Florida

Virgil G. Fredenberg

Professor of Education

Phone: 796-6082

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Hendrickson Annex, 101C, Juneau Campus

Juneau Campus

http://www.uas.alaska.edu/education/

Education

Ed. D, M.S., B.S. - Montana State University

Other

Program Coordinator: M.Ed  and Graduate Certificate,  Mathematics  Education

Elizabeth A Hartley

Assistant Professor of Education

Phone: 907-244-7807

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Juneau Campus

http://www.uas.alaska.edu/education/

Education

Ph.D.   - University of Colorado, Boulder

M. A.   -University of Northern Colorado, Greeley

B.A.    - College of Santa Fe

Alberta Jones

Associate Professor of Education

Phone: 796-6481

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Hendrickson Annex, 101G, Juneau Campus

Juneau Campus

http://www.uas.alaska.edu/education/

Education

2018: Ph. D. Indigenous Studies, Research emphasis, U. of Alaska Fairbanks

2007: Master of Education, Educational Leadership K-12, U. of Alaska Anchorage

2006: Master of Education, Ed. Technology emphasis, U. of Alaska Southeast

1988: Bachelor of Education, Elementary with Natural Sciences emphasis, U. of Alaska Juneau

Biography

2010-Current: Associate Professor (tenure track), Elementary Education-UAS Alaska College of Education

2007-2010: Adjunct faculty UAS Juneau

2008-2010: Elementary teacher, Montgomery County Public Schools, Silver Spring, MD (Highland View ES-5th grade, Sligo Creek ES-2nd grade, long term sub nearly all year)

2005-2008: Federal Grant Coordinator, Alaska Native Education Program (ANEP) grants, including summer Native Science camp coordinator with the grants, Juneau, AK

2003-2009: 2015 Summer Camp Cultural Coordinator, Alaska Native Wisdom Enrichment Retreat (ANSWER) Camp-Sitka and Nenana (Western Science, Native knowledge)

1988-2000: Elementary (Auke Bay ES and Glacier Valley ES) and Middle School Classroom Teacher (Language Arts, Social Studies and Science - (Dzantik'I Heeni Middle School)

2000-2005: Middle School Physical Education Teacher (Dzantik'I Heeni Middle School)

1995-2004: Middle School Coach (competitive and intramural basketball, volleyball and track & field, Dzantik'I Heeni Middle School). 

Hours

Email preferences:  ajjones9@alaska.edu

Jeffrey Lofthus

Professor of Education

Phone: 796-6404

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Hendrickson Annex, 107, Juneau Campus

Juneau Campus

http://www.uas.alaska.edu/education/

Education

Ph.D., M.A., & B.S. - University of North Dakota

Other

Program Coordinator:  Elementary Education: B.A.

Angela A Lunda

Assistant Professor of Education

Phone: 796-6053Second Phone: 907-723-6543

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Hendrickson Annex, 101B, Juneau Campus

Juneau Campus

http://www.uas.alaska.edu/education/

Education

M.Ed. - University of Alaska, Anchorage

B.S. -  University of Washington

Lisa K Richardson

Assistant Professor

Phone: 796-6435

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Hendrickson Annex, 101C, Juneau Campus

Juneau Campus

http://www.uas.alaska.edu/education/

Education

Ph.D. - University of Arizona

M.A. - Middlebury College

B.A. -  Montana State University

Biography

Lisa Richardson, Assistant Professor in the School of Education, moved to Juneau this past summer from Oakland, CA, where she was working as a Research Associate with the Strategic Literacy Initiative at WestEd Labs.  Lisa received her doctorate in Language, Reading, and Culture from the University of Arizona, with a minor in Rhetoric and Composition.  Her areas of research include disciplinary literacies, particularly the acquisition of academic language and literacy for students who are learning English as an additional language.  Her work with immigrant and refugee students in Tucson, AZ, as well as her work with secondary students on a Navajo reservation in NM, inform both her research and teaching.  Lisa is currently teaching graduate level courses in literacy for teachers in the Master's of Reading/Reading Specialist program.

Other

Program Coordinator: M.Ed. Reading Specialist and Reading Specialist Graduate Certificate

Greg Sampson

Assistant Professor of Special Education

Phone: (907) 796-6140

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Hendrickson Annex, Juneau Campus

Juneau Campus

Biography

Dr. Greg Sampson is a social and behavioral scientist working in the area of educator preparation, special education and, research methodology.  Sampson has three primary scholarly interests: (1) Policy and budget issues related to special education, human services and, human disabilities  (2) psychometric research and analysis, particularly as it applies to educational assessment and, (3) the utilization of applied behavior analysis in special education settings.  
When he is not teaching, he can be found traveling the globe and spending time with his young daughter.  Interesting facts: Greg is an aspiring sommelier -- and is always up for a gastronomic adventure.  
PhD: Oregon State University    

Jerry Schoenberger

Assistant Professor Educational Leadership

Phone: 796-6283

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Hendrickson Annex, Room 101D, Juneau Campus

Juneau Campus

http://www.uas.alaska.edu/education/

Education

M.A. & B.A.  San Jose State University

Staff

Louisa Cryan

Administrative Manager for the AKCOE

Phone: (907) 796-6429

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Hendrickson Annex, 101C, Juneau Campus

Juneau Campus

Lacey Hall

Data Manager

Phone: 796-6219

Email:

Alaska College of Education, Institutional Effectiveness

Hendrickson Bldg, 210, Juneau Campus

Juneau Campus

Education

  • B.S. Biology, Brigham Young University (2013)
  • M.P.A. Brigham Young University (2015)

Kayti Coonjohn

Assistant to the Executive Dean

Phone: 796-6050

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Hendrickson Annex, 101, Juneau Campus

Juneau Campus

Education

Associate of Arts, General Education (A.A.) (2015)
University of Alaska Southeast

Bachelor of Social Science, Political Science (B.A.) (2017)
University of Alaska Southeast

Affiliations

 

Other

 

Elisabeth Genaux

Student Services Assistant

Phone: 796-6076Fax: 796-6550

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Hendrickson Annex, RM 101, Juneau Campus

Juneau Campus

http://www.uas.alaska.edu/education/

Education

B.A. Social Sciences - University of Alaska Southeast

Biography

Elisabeth was born and raised in Fairbanks and moved to Juneau in 2009 to complete her Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences at UAS.  She previously worked at the Keith B Mather Library in the International Arctic Research Center for a year at UAF and then at the UAS Bookstore for over 4 years as a student assistant and fair trade specialist.  In her free time enjoys playing with her dogs, video games, hiking, fishing, disc golfing, and gardening.

Delores Graver

Program Assistant

Phone: 796-6424Second Phone: 1-866-465-6424

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Hendrickson Annex, to the Annex, Juneau Campus

Juneau Campus

http://www.uas.alaska.edu/education/

Other

Supports: Bachelors of Elementary Education, Reading Specialist, Special Education, Education Technology and Education Leadership Programs

Heather Bieber

Travel and Purchasing Coordinator

Phone: 907-796-6533Fax: 907-796-6550

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Hendrickson Annex, 101, Juneau Campus

Juneau Campus

Michelle Nakamura

Academic Advisor

Phone: (907) 796-6417

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Hendrickson Annex, 101, Juneau Campus

Juneau Campus

PITAAS

Phone

  • Information: 796-6058

Address

Mourant Bldg
1st Floor
11066 Auke Lake Way (MO1)
Juneau, AK 99801

Ronalda Cadiente-Brown

Associate Vice Chancellor for Alaska Native Programs and Director of PITAAS

Phone: 907-796-6058Fax: 796-6005

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Mourant Bldg, Native and Rural Student Resource Center , Juneau Campus

Juneau Campus

http://uas.alaska.edu/education/start.html

Education

M.A. - Stanford University

B.A.  -Pacific University

Amelia Budd

Indigenous Alaska Scholars Project Director

Phone: 907-796-6019

Email:

Alaska College of Education, SRC: Native and Rural Student Center

Mourant Bldg, Native & Rural Student Center, Juneau Campus

Juneau Campus

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in English & Writing, Southern Oregon University
  • Master of Arts in Teaching, Secondary Education, University of Alaska Southeast

Courses Taught

  • WRTG 090
  • HUM 120
  • UNIV 101
  • PE 103

Emeritus Faculty

Marjorie Fields

Professor of Education, Emeritus

Phone: N/A

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Juneau Campus

http://www.uas.alaska.edu/education/

Education

Ed. D  -Arizona State University

M.S.   - Portland State University

B.A.   -Central Washington State University

Lawrence Lee Oldaker

Professor of Education, Emeritus

Phone: N/A

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Juneau Campus

http://www.uas.alaska.edu/education

Education

Ed. D.  -University of Georgia

M.Ed.  -The College of William and Mary

B.S.    -Appalachian State University

Jason Ohler

Professor of Education, Emeritus

Phone: 928-710-4627

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Juneau Campus

Research

Ph.D  - Simon Fraser University

M.Ed.  -University of Alaska Southeast

B.A.    - University of Toronto

Katy L. Spangler

Professor of Education, Emerita

Phone: 907-694-7019

Email:

Alaska College of Education

Juneau Campus

http://www.uas.alaska.edu/education/

Education

Ph. D., M. Ed., & B.A.   -University of Washington

Other

Program Coordinator:  Elementary Education: MAT (distance), Graduate Certificate Elementary Education,  K-8 Endorsement Area (distance)

 
 

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All education programs through the Alaska College of Education at University of Alaska Southeast are accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education, a performance-based teacher accrediting body for schools, colleges, and departments of education recognized by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.


 

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