Alaska Science Teachers Association

Joey Jigliotti of Eagle River

and Catherine Walker of Anchorage

Selected as Latest Presidential Awardees for Excellence in Science Teaching

Still Time to Register for Conference

on Nov. 10-12


To inspire, promote and support excellence in

science education.


Advocate science literacy for all Alaskans.
Promote the exchange of information about science and science education among researchers, scientists, institutions, public leaders and science teachers.
Recognize indigenous knowledge and diverse ways of knowing about science and the natural world.
Encourage the development of a skilled and knowledgeable work force in science related careers.

Lego League Season Begins in Alaska

Juneau Economic Developmen Council promotes Lego League in Alaska, including FIRST Lego League Jr., FIRST Lego League, FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST Robotics Competition.

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The founder of the program was Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segue, had a vision: "To transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders." FIRST program has as its mission: Our mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded

life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.

Here's what it's all about!

Olympics Offer an Engaging Context for Teaching in STEM