What is Beyond the Bell? Beyond the Bell is a collection of after school opportunities that supports the professional learning of educators throughout the school year. All sessions will begin at 3:30pm or later, offering a variety of opportunities for educators to engage in communities of practice around high demand topics.
Webinar Series on the Science Standards for Alaska

The Alaska Department of Education & Early Development is pleased to announce a series of
webinars about the Science Standards for Alaska (SSAs). Join educators from across the state
to learn more about the new science standards.

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Science Makers Workshop

Collaborate with Alaskan educators in creating science lessons aligned to the Science Standards for Alaska for a shared bank of resources guided by Page Keeley and Joyce Tugel, authors of Science Curriculum Topic Study

3:45-5:15pm AKST Thursdays, Feb. 11, 18, 25, Mar. 4, 11, 18. Course credit optional

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Professional Book Studies

Join one of our Professional Book Studies. Register by Jan. 20 to get a free print book.

Starting Feb. 9: 3:45-5:15pm AKST

Course credit optional.

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Teaching Early Literacy Remotely

How do you teach a K-3 student to read remotely? Learn from the experts at REL Northwest.

January 11 through March 1.

3:45 - 5:15pm AKST 

UAA Course Credit available.

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AKRISE - A Network of Alaska's Rural Teachers

Join a network to collaborate with rural teachers. Two multi-day convenings held per year.

Monthly Meetups Every 2nd Tuesday from 3:45 - 5:15pm

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Monthly MeetUps for Rural Educators

Join rural teachers,  hear from resident experts,  connect, collaborate and share ideas.

Monthly, Every 2nd Tuesday from 3:45 - 5:15pm

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Caregiver COVID Schooling 

Do you find yourself as a parent-educator during COVID? The Caregiver COVID Schooling ECHO is designed to help parents and caregivers manage their children's education during this time.

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Alaska Education Network - Echo Sessions

A statewide initiative focused on uniting Alaska’s educational leaders with the intention of building a support network to reduce isolation while strengthening the link between leadership and student achievement. Info Flyer.

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Google Educators Group of Alaska

Via face to face meet-ups and online activities, GEGs provide a way for educators who are passionate about education and technology to meet like minded people and share, learn, and collaborate together.

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