Education

Doreen Brown of Anchroage will help advise Secretary of Education and Congress on Alaska Native and American Indian education.

Nearly $900,000 will fund a three-year program to pair elders with younger mentors to preserve local dialect, teach to next generation.

KDLG

Guests and officials joined Port Alsworth students, staff, and community members to officially open the new Tanalian School on Tuesday, August 18.

Citing low, or perhaps no, numbers of students intending to enroll, the School Board voted to not to open the school this fall.

USDA rule change lowers community poverty level threshold, making Dillingham eligible for federal funds to buy all student meals.

New teacher's first day in Dillingham

Aug 7, 2015
Matt Martin/KDLG

Moving to Dillingham from the lower 48 can be shocking in both good ways and bad ways. The beginning of each school year brings in a group new, typically young teachers to town. Sarah Grace Durrance is a new first grade teacher at Dillingham Elementary and Thurday was her first day in town. KDLG spent the day with her. 

UAF Bristol Bay Campus

The bulk of reductions will come from leaving faculty positions unfilled, so no programs will be cut at this time, says campus director.

ANSEP

Sue Lee of Dillingham and Frederick Coolidge of Aleknagik participated in ANSEP's acceleration academy and internship this summer. 

DCSD Seeks Multicultural Teacher

Jun 18, 2015
Luke Brummer

Superintendent Frazier says candidates with Yup'ik cultural knowledge may qualify for a Type M certificate 

MAP School graduates its 99th student

May 21, 2015
Ruthe Schoder-Ehri‎

Five young people graduated Tuesday from the Maximum Achievement Program, or MAP school in Dillingham.

Danny Frazier, Principal of the MAP School, says several of the graduates plan to continue working jobs they started during MAP school, or to go on to other careers.

This class brings the number of MAP graduates up to 99 since the program started in 2003. 

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Dillingham Class of 2015 Graduates

May 18, 2015
Matt Martin

27 Dillingham Seniors graduated Friday night.

Aleknagik hosts Southwest District science fair

May 6, 2015
Hannah Colton/KDLG

Two eighth graders from Manokotak took first and second place overall for their projects: "Space: the Quiet Frontier" and "Size Matters"

McKinley Capital Management's Bob Gillam delivered commencement address to graduates Saturday in Dillingham.

BBEDC

The Bristol Bay Economic Development Corporation is offering five internships in Seattle.

Hannah Colton/KDLG

Dillingham resident Kyle Belleque opened up his organic garden Sunday to teach interested green thumbs more about how to have a successful garden in this area.

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