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Attend these FREE webinars on key topics for 2021.
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January 14, 2021 – Resource links below
Effective Advocacy with the 32nd Alaska State Legislature
Norm Wooten, AASB & Dr. Lisa Parady, ASA
The upcoming legislative session will bring a considerable number of changes. Education advocates must understand the process and be prepared to advocate for their students. This session will help prepare you for the 32nd legislature.
If you were unable to attend the webinar, the following resources are available:
January 19, 2021 – Resource links below
New Laws & Regulations In Alaska
Michael Caulfield, JDO, Jermain, Dunnagan & Owens, P.C
Michael Caulfield is a lifelong Alaskan and an education attorney at the law firm of Jermain, Dunnagan & Owens. Each year, his firm prepares revisions to AASB’s model policies to keep them up to date with current education law. Michael’s presentation will cover the new laws and regulations that have been adopted during 2020 at both the state and federal level, and provide a preview of what AASB’s 2021 yearly policy update will include.
January 26, 2021 – Resource links below
Stronger Together: Linking Learning to Family, Community and Place
Lori Grassgreen and Konrad Shak’Shaani Éesh Frank
Now more than ever families are a foundation for children’s learning. Family partnership becomes an equity issue and a necessity. Covid-19 provides an opportunity for families and schools to redefine roles and to more effectively link learning to both families and place. Families can help ignite and reinforce learning. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss how educators and school staff incorporate these principles into their practice.