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Announcement: Summer Courses for Teacher Education in Anchorage

The Alaska College of Education at the University of Alaska Southeast is offering two courses in Anchorage this summer. These courses meet the state requirements for certification. And, they are required courses in the UAS Secondary Master of Arts in Education program, as well as other teacher preparation programs. The courses will meet in the Professional Studies Building on the UAA Campus.

For more information, please contact Scott Christian at 907-796-6563, or

ALST S600 Alaska Resources, People and Perspectives

A study of the peoples of Alaska, including Alaska Natives and immigrants and their adaptations to the environment. Archaeological, historic and contemporary periods will be reviewed highlighting events and issues from a range of cultural perspectives. (3 credits)

Course and Registration Details

  • 3 credits
  • CRN: 52315
  • July 8–26: 1–4 p.m.
  • Instructor: Alice Rearden, Alaskan author, researcher and translator

ED S680 Perspectives in Multicultural Education

Focuses on effective ways of accommodating cultural diversity in the classroom and facilitating appreciation of the differences that exist among people. Explores ways teachers and school systems can support equitable learning for all students. Includes issues of the indigenous populations of Alaska and rural schooling, with attention to the Alaska Standards for Culturally Responsive Schools. Explores possibilities in prejudice reduction, curricular inclusion, an empowering school culture, and an equity pedagogy.

Course and Registration Details

  • 3 credits
  • CRN: 52316
  • July 8–26: 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
  • Instructor: Karen Roth, PhD, Assistant Professor, UAA

All education programs through the Alaska College of Education at University of Alaska Southeast are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). CAEP accreditation signifies that the AKCoE has met the rigorous standards set forth for educator preparation.


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