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Finally Made it to Alaska – Training in Anchorage

August 13, 2015

Tweet Well I am here and what a trip it has been so far. I flew from Nashville to Anchorage on Sunday the 2nd of August. There we had a few days of orientation. I got to meet a lot of great people there both from my school and others in the district. Everyone has […]

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Short Profile of Mountain Village, Alaska

Short Profile of Mountain Village, Alaska

April 13, 2015

Tweet So it looks like I am moving to Mountain Village, Alaska this summer. So I thought I would do a little research about the village. Here is what little I have learned so far about the village. Mountain Village is roughly 456 miles west of Anchorage as a crow flies. However, there are no […]

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Day 2 Recap of the ATP Teacher Job Fair in Anchorage

Day 2 Recap of the ATP Teacher Job Fair in Anchorage

March 29, 2015

Tweet So after getting a few hours of sleep after day one of the job fair. I was up early in the morning around 6:30 anxious to get the day started, even though it was going to be a long one. Even before the fair started for the day I was messaging another person who […]

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Day 1 Recap of the ATP Job Fair in Anchorage

Day 1 Recap of the ATP Job Fair in Anchorage

March 29, 2015

Tweet So the job fair just finished up. I am sitting in the hotel lobby waiting to head to the airport in a few hours and people are leaving left and right. There were quite a few people here for the fair, both with school districts and those seeking employment. I even got to meet […]

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ATP Job Fair in Anchorage - Registration Day

ATP Job Fair in Anchorage – Registration Day

March 27, 2015

Tweet Yesterday I made the long journey up to Anchorage, Alaska for the ATP job fair. For me, coming from Texas, it was a long day. I actually traveled down to Austin from Fort Worth to fly out because it was a lot cheaper. After the three hour drive I started my journey in the […]

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Some Misconceptions About Alaska

Some Misconceptions About Alaska

March 4, 2015

Tweet Okay so I have made it known that I want to move to Alaska to teach, so I thought I would share some of the research I have done over the past few months to try and educate some others. One thing we all know is that Alaska is the biggest state in the […]

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Alaska Teacher Job Fair Just Three Weeks Away

Alaska Teacher Job Fair Just Three Weeks Away

March 4, 2015

Tweet It is starting to become “nervous” time for me. I am three weeks away from the Alaska teaching job fair in Anchorage. My flight and hotel are booked and jobs are starting to appear. I really want to find a job up there for the next school year, but I know I can’t put […]

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Certification Complete; Job Fair Here I Come

Certification Complete; Job Fair Here I Come

February 13, 2015

Tweet I am officially certified to teach Social Studies 6-12 in the state of Florida now. Too bad I have no intention of teaching in Florida. I do not have anything against the state, although its not a favorite. There are a lot of nice people and places there, but it is not home. And […]

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It is Almost Hiring Season – Job Fair Time!

January 17, 2015

Tweet So it is a new year and it’s about time for the job fairs to roll around.  I am still aiming to land a job in Alaska and have started to apply to different districts that I am really interested in. The big job fair in Alaska comes in late March. It is in […]

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A Few Things Alaskan

A Few Things Alaskan

December 31, 2014

Tweet So I am still very serious about the possibility of moving to Alaska to teach. In researching different areas, if you haven’t noticed the state is HUGE, I’ve found a few that I am more interested in and a few I’d like to avoid. One thing that has helped me do a little research, […]

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