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Board of Education Legislative Packet

Published on February 13, 2022 By Pegge Erkeneff

Legislative Flyin Packet AASB: February 12-15, 2022 Association of Alaska School Boards (AASB) Legislative & Leadership Fly-In & Youth Advocacy Institute, February 12-14, 2022 in Juneau, Alaska AASB Event DOWNLOAD PDFsKPBSD Board of Education packet for legislators* Contents: KPBSD Fast Facts Celebrate Student and Educator Success Human Resources: Recruit and Retain Literacy and PreK in […]

The Honorable Mike Chenault awarded Golden Apple

Published on July 1, 2019 By Pegge Erkeneff

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Golden Apple Award | July 1, 2019 The Honorable Mike Chenault, Alaska House of Representatives Golden Apple nominator Sean Dusek said, “It is with great pleasure that I nominate Mike Chenault for a KPBSD Golden Apple Award for his tireless support of public education in Alaska.” The Honorable Mike Chenault, […]

How RESPONSIVE fits into the KPBSD educational strategy

Published on January 8, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

Four key areas define the KPBSD five year strategic plan. In this two minute video, Superintendent Sean Dusek explains how Responsive is a core element: Learn more about the KPBSD 2017 – 2022 Strategic Plan Video text Hello! This is Sean Dusek and today we are going to examine what Responsiveness means in KPBSD. As you know, we […]

News Release: State education funding cut scenarios for KPBSD

Published on May 10, 2017 By Pegge Erkeneff

News Release State education funding cut scenarios for KPBSD Soldotna, May 10, 2017—The HB57 Operating Budget conference committee is appointed. If you value public education in the KPBSD, please contact committee members* and local legislators now to request status quo education funding. In preparation for potential reductions to education funding, KPBSD administration anticipates: The effect […]

News Release: Senate proposes 5% cut to KPBSD

Published on April 4, 2017 By Pegge Erkeneff

News Release Alaska Senate proposes 5% cut to education funding Soldotna, April 4, 2017—The Senate Finance Committee proposed a 5% cut to education funding, creating an additional deficit hit of $5.29 million to the KPBSD. Plus, the 5% links to a second cut of $1.21 million by reducing the maximum allowable contribution the Borough may […]

Celebrate KPBSD music teacher Jonathan Dillon

Published on March 3, 2017 By Pegge Erkeneff

Meet Jonathan Dillon, music teacher at Mountain View Elementary! In 2016, three Alaska Arts Educator Fellowships were awarded, including a music specialist, a visual arts specialist, and a kindergarten teacher. All three were awarded to KPBSD educators! Mr. Dillon, Mountain View Elementary music educator,  furthered his study of elementary choral conducting through the Kodály Program […]

Spotlight your favorite KPBSD teacher in 2017 BP Teacher of Excellence program

Published on January 19, 2017 By Pegge Erkeneff

Would it be fun to celebrate your favorite KPBSD teacher or education ally in a public forum?  Go online by February 1 to complete your nomination for the 2017 BP Teachers of Excellence program. Five teachers from the Kenai Peninsula will be publically celebrated by BP, their school, family and friends, and throughout Alaska. Do […]

Public invitation to KPBSD Key Communicator Hour

Published on October 17, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

News Release Public invited to KPBSD Key Communicator events Soldotna, October 17, 2016—KPBSD is hosting three Key Communicator Connect & Collaborate Hours to converse about the KPBSD budget, five year strategic plan, and respond to questions and ideas about our diverse district. Key Communicators gather throughout the year; everyone interested in KPBSD schools is invited […]

Priorities: Which KPBSD school programs and services do you value?

Published on October 4, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

News Release Community Budget development meetings – October 13, 2016 How to best prioritize programs and services in KPBSD? Soldotna, October 3, 2016—Does a quality education and the future success for every young person living on the Kenai Peninsula matter to you? If so, KPBSD needs you to participate in the budget development meetings taking […]

New Learning Opportunity: iPads for Orcas

Published on September 26, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

“iPads for Orcas” Celebration Rolls Out New Learning Opportunities for Port Graham School Wednesday, September 21, 2016, rolled out iPads for Orcas, a festive celebration in Port Graham School. Students, staff, community, and guests gathered in anticipation for every student to be presented with their very own iPad for use in school. Before presenting the […]