New Teacher Talks on Thursdays!

Class Time: 1 Hour | 3;45-4:45

Dates: Sep. 3 | Sep. 10 | Sep. 17 | Sep. 24 | Oct. 1 | Oct. 8

Commitment: Tune in Every Thursday

To Join: AKPLN Teacher Channel (You'll need to register for an account first)



  • Gain confidence and success in building classroom communities
  • Strategies to build relationships with students, families, community members, and fellow teachers
  • Opportunities for connections and networking

Class Structure

Week 1: Introductions to Relationships Building blocks to creating community
Week 2: Make Connections Create cohorts & learn from speakers
Week 3: Coffee & Conversations Expand on ideas inside the classroom
Week 4: Make Connections Discussion Boards & Activities
Week 5: Teaching Session Technology and relationship support
Week 6: Reflection Praise, polish and next steps forward
Alaska's Education Challenge

It is our mission to provide an excellent education for every student every day. Therefore, focusing on relationship building will improve the safety and well-being of students through school partnerships with families, communities and tribes.