UAA & Clark Distinguished Education Academy

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    This exciting, immersion program in teaching is offered through a collaborative partnership between Clark Middle School and the University of Alaska Anchorage School of Education to encourage rising middle school students who are considering a teaching career.


    It features an exciting, hands-on approach to teaching, with a special focus on fun and interactive activities that explore teaching as a profession.


    Participants in the UAA Teacher Academy will:


    • Teach an actual lesson to students attending Clark Middle School,
    • Work collaboratively with the School of Education’s professors and staff to create an electronic portfolio summarizing their Teacher Prep experience, Present their electronic portfolio,
    • Students will also receive a certificate of completion in recognition of their involvement.