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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Getting Close to Finishing Teaching Certification and Job Fairs

November 4, 2014

Tweet So I am just a few weeks away from being done with all of my student teaching. I have my week of culminating teaching coming up just before Thanksgiving and tomorrow I take my final certification test over pedagogy. As for the test, it is my final of three. I already passed the general knowledge […]

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Alaska 2015 Teaching Job Fair Dates Released

August 5, 2014

Tweet So I just booked my hotel for a trip to Anchorage in March of 2015. The dates for the Alaska teaching job fairs were recently announced (you can view them here). I am looking at going to the Anchorage fair in late March, and I chose that one for several reasons. First of all, […]

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What State Should I Teach In? I am Not Quite Sure Yet

What State Should I Teach In? I am Not Quite Sure Yet

July 26, 2014

Tweet Where to teach? In November I will finish my teaching certification through the Teacher Ready program in the state of Florida. However, I am currently living in Texas where I will be doing my student teaching. And I am really open to where I will wind up teaching in the end with three distinct […]

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Alaskan Show: Flying Wild Alaska

July 20, 2014

Tweet I have been called obsessed about Alaska lately, and maybe that is a fair description. With that being said, I just finished up the Discovery Channel series Flying Wild Alaska. And I loved it. I’ve been looking into living and teaching in the bush of Alaska where the villages do not have roads connecting […]

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Great Information on Teaching in Alaska

July 16, 2014

Tweet So I have been doing a lot of research on teaching in Alaska and luckily there is some really good info. There are a lot of good blogs out there of people who have moved out to Alaska to teach. So it is sort of easy to see what life is like in the […]

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