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 spring.
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. @ Heritage Center and 1:00 p.m.-4:00 @ Museum
Online follow-up work will be due July 24, 2017.
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
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
Alaska Staff Development Network
$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: