Alaska-focused Job Fairs will be held in April, 2013. The largest event ATP hosts is the Alaska Educator Expo held April 12-13, 2013 in Anchorage, Alaska. ATP will also host Lower 48 Job Fairs in Seattle, WA. (April 7, 2013) and Minneapolis, MN. (April 20, 2013).
DISTRICT ONLINE JOB FAIR REGISTRATION INFORMATION IS BEING SENT TO SCHOOL DISTRICT CONTACT PERSONNEL THE WEEK OF FEB. 13, 2013.
Here are the basics of this spring's events. Downloadable PDFs and Registration links are AVAILABLE NOW
If you are seriously considering Alaska, we strongly suggest you visit the ATP Forum to post questions, learn more about Alaska, and meet other educators.
Live Chats are online video presentations with special guests. Participants log in and watch the live video of the presenter and interact via a chat window. Go To The Live Chat Page
The Alaska Teacher Certification Process, February 22nd, 3:00 to 5:00 pm Alaska Time
Log on to chat with Sondra Meredith, the Alaska Teacher Certification Administrator, and get all your questions about the Alaska Teacher certification process answered.
The Alaska Statewide Mentor Project, March 1st, 3:00 to 5:00pm Alaska Time
Learn how the University of Alaska and the Alaska Dept. of Education & Early Development support new teachers in rural Alaska. Chat with two experienced ASMP mentors--Judy Olsen and Karen Doyle--about their experiences mentoring 1st and 2nd year teachers in the Bush.
Living and Teaching in a Rural Alaskan Village, March 8th, 3:00 to 5:00 pm Alaska Time
(Presenters for this Live Chat TBA)
Tips and Tricks for Educators attending the Alaska Teacher Placement Job Fairs, March 29th, 3:00 to 5:00 pm Alaska Time
Log on before traveling to the Seattle, Anchorage or Minneapolis ATP Job Fairs to get some tips and hear some tricks on how to successfully market yourself to an Alaskan School District Superintendent at our Job Fairs. Our two experienced presenters--Brenda Luthi and Betty Walters-- will cover everything in this Live Chat from what to wear to an Alaskan interview, to what materials to bring and how to prepare for your interviews.
Virtual Job Fairs use the same interactive interface to bring one or more school districts and their representatives, live, to participants who can interact via a chat window.
Many working relationships between educators and administrators have been forged during ATP Virtual Job Fairs and have even been known to lead to a job offer. ATP staff provide technical help online and via audio.