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Planning for the Alaska College of Education

Overview

As part of the UA Strategic Pathways process, the UA Board of Regents on December 14, 2016 approved creation of a single Alaska College of Education to be administered by the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS). The College will consolidate all UA teacher preparation and educational leadership programs (currently at UAF, UAA, and UAS) in one streamlined academic unit. The Board’s action is a step toward fulfilling the goal articulated by President Jim Johnsen that—by 2025—90 percent of all new teacher hires in Alaska will be educated at the University of Alaska. Creation of the new College is premised on approval of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). A Steering Committee and an External Advisory Council are established to pursue accreditation and move toward phased implementation of the College beginning in Fall 2018.

  • Chancellor Richard Caulfield (chair), University of Alaska Southeast
  • Provost Karen Carey, University of Alaska Southeast
  • Provost Samuel Gingerich, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Provost Susan Henrichs, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Interim Dean Stephen Atwater, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Dr. Cathy Coulter, Associate Professor, Elementary Education, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Dr. Jonathan Bartels, Assistant Professor, Secondary Education, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Dr. Amy Vinlove, Assistant Professor, Elementary Education, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Dr. Cindy Fabbri, Assistant Professor, Elementary Education, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Dr. Katy Spangler, Professor, Education, University of Alaska Southeast
  • Dr. Virgil Fredenberg, Professor, Education, University of Alaska Southeast
  • Paul Ongtooguk, Assistant Professor, Secondary Education, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Dr. Sean Asiqluq Topkok, Assistant Professor, Graduate Studies, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Ernestine Hayes, Assistant Professor, English, University of Alaska Southeast

DATEDAYTIMECONFERENCE INFO
February 24, 2017Friday3-5pmAudio and Video Conference
March 10, 2017Friday11am-3pmIn Person - Anchorage
March 24, 2017Friday8-10amAudio Conference and Video at these locations: UAA-Admin 201, UAF-Rasmuson 340, UAS-Hendrickson 204
April 7, 2017Friday8-10amAudio Conference and Video at these locations: UAA-Admin 201, UAF-Rasmuson 340, UAS-Hendrickson 204
April 21, 2017Friday8-10amAudio Conference and Video at these locations: UAA-Admin 201, UAF-Signer's Hall 330, UAS-Hendrickson 204
May 2, 2017Tuesday8-10amAudio Conference and Video at these locations: UAA-Admin 201, UAF-Signer's Hall 330, UAS-Hendrickson 204
May 11, 2017Thursday10am-4pm

All Faculty Meeting - In Person in Anchorage

location TBD

May 19, 2017Friday8-10amAudio Conference and Video at these locations: UAA-Admin 201, UAF-Signer's Hall 330, UAS-Hendrickson 204
May 30, 2017Tuesday10am-12pmAudio Conference and Video at these locations: UAA-Admin 201, UAF-Signer's Hall 330, UAS-Hendrickson 204
June 16, 2017Friday8-10amAudio Conference and Video at these locations: UAA-Admin 201, UAF-Signer's Hall 330, UAS-Hendrickson 204
June 30, 2017Friday8-10amAudio Conference and Video at these locations: UAA-Admin 201, UAF-Signer's Hall 330, UAS-Hendrickson 204

The External Advisory Council is currently under formation.