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Welcome to the UAF School of Education

The School of Education (SOE) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks faculty and staff strive to model, in their interactions with candidates at both the preservice and graduate levels, the three critical characteristics that our candidates embody when they leave the program: professional, culturally responsive, and effective. These characteristics form the basis for our graduates’ continued professional development and the formation of healthy and respectful relationships with their students, families and communities in which they live and work.

Courses required in all programs ensure that candidates in undergraduate/preservice education and graduate programs in education and counseling understand how the historical, political, economic, and social factors are interrelated and impact culturally responsive education and the issues of access and equity in Alaska’s schools.

In this spirit, the School of Education is committed to preparing and retaining the best possible K-12 educators for this far north, geographically, culturally and linguistically diverse state.

Upcoming Events

  • SOE Recognize, Salute and Thank Our Outstanding Teacher and Counselor Mentors The University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Education Recognize, Salute and Thank Our Outstanding Teacher and Counselor Mentors May 2014 Whitney Adams, Counseling, Fairbanks Paula Addis, Elementary, Fairbanks Sarah Albert ...
    Posted Apr 23, 2014, 12:25 PM by Kathy Mosca
  • Autism Awareness Month Raffle Autism Awareness Month Raffle Prizes include: 2 round trip tickets on Alaska Airlines Pike’s Landing overnight/brunch Autism quilt, pillow and pillowcases Tickets are $5 each or 5 for ...
    Posted Apr 21, 2014, 4:29 PM by Kathy Mosca
  • Free Workshop Monday, August 4 @ 7pm - Be Safe: Teaching Community Safety Skills to Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder Emily Iland, M.A., is an award-winning author advocate, researcher, and leader in the autism community. She is offering a free workshop to the community centered on teaching community ...
    Posted Apr 23, 2014, 12:26 PM by Kathy Mosca
  • Heidi Wright - Alaska Arts Education Consortium "Champion of the Arts" Heidi Wright, UAF Special Education graduate student, received the Alaska Arts Education Consortium “Champion of the Arts” award in education for the interior region.  The Alaska Arts Education Consortium (AAEC ...
    Posted Mar 13, 2014, 2:23 PM by Kathy Mosca
  • Delta Kappa Gamma Beta Chapter, Fairbanks One Year Grant-in-Aid Offered Minimum $500.00 Awards The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Beta Chapter is looking to award at least one grant (scholarship) a year to deserving women undergraduate or graduate students interested in education.  The ...
    Posted Mar 7, 2014, 5:05 PM by Kathy Mosca
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For additional events, please visit our Graduate Defense Calendar.

Contact Us

Department Email: uaf-soe-school@alaska.edu
Fairbanks Telephone: 907-474-7341
Department Fax: 907-474-5451

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Mailing Address
UAF School of Education
Box 756480
Fairbanks, AK 99775-6480

Physical Address
UAF School of Education
7th Floor Gruening Building
314 Cooper Dr.
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, AK 99775

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