Coming to the region at the start of the new year is a “nest” project focused on Inupiaq language revitalization. A Nome-based non-profit organization called Inuusiq Inc., which started up this year, is spearheading the project.
The Lower Kuskokwim School District has about a 15 percent turnover rate. Every year, it’s looking to fill 60 to 70 teaching positions. To do that last year, the district attended 93 job fairs across the United States.
The University of Alaska is moving from three colleges of education to one and the board of regents gave UAS authority over that school. Originally the board was going to consider giving the role to UAF in Fairbanks.