COVID cultivates customization in professional learning delivery

If there is a silver lining to the global pandemic that has radically changed the education landscape the last two years, it’s that we were all pushed to change and grow. For SERRC’s Professional Learning department, that meant embracing customization and flexibility.  As a part of the Opening Doors for Alaska Native Students grant, in partnership with Sealaska Heritage Institute, …

Heart to heart: Face to face or screen to screen

The pandemic brought the collective state of our mental and emotional well-being into sharp focus. While we were protecting ourselves and our neighbors from the physical risks of COVID, we had to ask ourselves what the mental and emotional toll might be.  SERRC sought out and received a Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund grant to design and deliver at distance …

Science of Reading professional learning opportunities

The deadline is approaching to register for the Alaska Science of Reading Symposium, organized by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development and Region 16 Comprehensive Center, a program of SERRC in partnership with Education Service Agencies in Oregon and Washington. The deadline to register is April 15. Symposium keynote speakers include Dr. Tracy Weeden, Ed.D., president and CEO …

Relief is on the way!

SERRC can help your district bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic As Alaska’s educators continue to respond to the evolving COVID-19 crisis, SERRC – Alaska’s Educational Resource Center is here for support. SERRC has the institutional knowledge, experience and capacity to help. To make your choices easier, we made a list of SERRC services — past, present and potential — …