STEP Center

gold star award logoA disability information and resource center

‌The STEP Center, a division of the Special Education Department, is a disability information and resource center for students, educators and parents.

 

Using an extensive lending library and large website, the STEP Center personnel provide a service-oriented approach to problem solving and location of resources.

 

Learn more about the STEP Center

 

Lending library

Book with bookmark‌An extensive lending library of books, DVDs, and videotapes covers a wide range of information on disabilities. New publications are added regularly and pamphlets from local support agencies are available. Visit the library at the ASD Ed Center or search it online:

 

 

 

Newsletters

NewspaperParent Connect, published by the STEP Center, is mailed in the fall and spring to families in ASD who have children with special needs. AK Connect, a publication of the Alaska Family Directory website, is distributed statewide and has information concerning special education issues. 

Parent Connect

AK Connect

 

Child Check

Check markChild Check Program provides free screening of developmental and learning milestones for children ages 3-5. To find out more about screening or to arrange an appointment, call Early Intervention Services at 742-2657. Download the Child Check brochure for more information. Additional copies and translations of the brochure are available through the Early Intervention Services Center.

 

Child Check brochure

 

Web resources

EarthUse these local, state and federal resources to research special education issues, find information about disabilities, and where to turn when you need help.

 

Staff resources

People/Crowd icon - aquaEmployees can browse the full resource library, request newsletters for paraprofessionals and get training online through ASDTube.

 

 

 

AK Family Directory

Star‌‌Your link to disability resources throughout Alaska. The website includes regional calendars of events, links to local agencies and the statewide disability newsletter, AK Connect. Funded by a grant from the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development.

 

Alaska Family Directory


Closed for summer

SunSummer hours

The STEP Center will be closed for the summer beginning June 4 and will reopen August 1. Have a great summer.

 

Visit us in person

Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

8 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 2-5 p.m.

 

Tuesday, Thursday

8 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 3-6 p.m.

 

Location

ASD Education Center

First floor, east end

5530 E Northern Lights Blvd

Anchorage, Alaska 99504

 

Contact us

Phone

907-742-3872

 

Fax

907-742-3867

 
Staff

step@asdk12.org

 

Nancy Edtl
Director

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Barb Loutrel
Manager and teacher consultant

 

Judy Thomson
Technical assistant/Alaska Family Directory