OS0617 EDUC 59500 Alaska Alive with Father Oleksa

OS0617 EDUC 59500 Alaska Alive with Father Oleksa

June 1, 2, & 3, 2017
BP Energy Center
900 E. Benson Blvd
Anchorage, 99508
United States

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Alaska History with Father Oleksa

Join the Rev. Dr. Michael Oleksa, a leader in the development of cross-cultural communication in Alaska and student of Native cultures for Alaska Alive! a three credit, 500-level Alaska History course.

This course meets Alaska Department of Education and Early Development requirements for teacher certification and re-certification. This course has been approved by the Anchorage School District.

All course meetings will take place at the BP Energy Center, 900 E. Benson Boulevard in Anchorage. Course meeting dates:

06/01/17, Thursday, 1:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
06/02/17, Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
06/03/14, Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at the BP Center and 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Online follow-up work will be due July 24, 2017.

Course Information

Alaska Alive! Course Information

In this course you will learn about Alaska's history, education, the land and its people. You will also learn about the Alaska Content Standards for students.

Educators who complete this course will be able to:
  • Explain and outline the history of education in Alaska.
  • Understand the Content Standards for Alaska Students and related initiatives
  • Demonstrate the ability to update and access changes in education
  • Understand and be able to locate the basic regions, land forms and climates of Alaska
  • Identify major resources and their impact on the history of Alaska
  • Demonstrate an awareness of your own regional environment
  • Identify the Native People of Alaska, their regions and cultures
  • Show connections between the environment and emigrations in Alaska
  • Discuss the political and economic importance of resources
  • Design a standards-based unit on an Alaskan topic
Course Materials
The following course materials are required for Alaska Alive. You do not have to purchase the materials from ASDN. If you choose to purchase the materials through ASDN, they will be available to you on the first day of class. 
  • Conflicting Landscapes, Father Michael Oleksa
Individual, Early or Late Grades
All grades for school year courses must be submitted at the same time to the University. No grades can be submitted individually, earlier or later than the rest.

Please make sure that you have enough time to complete the course, have your work assessed, and have the grade processed BEFORE you enroll in the class. If you know that you will be on a tight timeframe, please notify your instructor, but understand that they will not be able to issue you an early grade regardless of when you complete the course work.

Grades will be posted by July 31, 2017

Multicultural Studies and Alaska History Distance Classes

If Father Oleksa's classes don't fit into your schedule, ASDN has state-approved distance delivered courses that you can start anytime.  Creating Culturally Responsive Schools and Alaska Alive


Contact Information

  • Alaska Staff Development Network
    Phone: 907-364-3809
    Email: asdn@alaskaacsa.org
    FAX: 907-364-3805

Payment Instructions

  • $420 for Tier One Member Districts *

    $470 for Tier Two Member Districts

    *Click here to see if your district is a Tier One or Tier Two member.

    The cost to audit the class is $150.

    Course materials (required, but you do not have to purchase from ASDN) are an additional $20.

    You may pay using:
    American Express
    Discover Card