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Community partnerships: a habitat for learning

Published on December 7, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

Tebughna School students bundled up to wade the frosty streams of Tyonek in exploration of baby salmon habitat. Just outside their school building, juvenile salmon flourish in small streams and ponds before heading out to the saltwater to hopefully later return as big, delicious table fare. In a partnership with Project GRAD Kenai Peninsula (PGKP) […]

Creativity, assessment, and learning in small school classrooms

Published on August 9, 2017 By Pegge Erkeneff

Creativity, Assessment, and Learning in a Small School Classrooms August 3 – 4, 2017 Project GRAD Kenai Peninsula (PGKP) organized and partnered with KPBSD to present a two-day professional development training and conference at Land’s End Resort on August 3-4, 2017. Due to travel costs and logistics, it is difficult for teachers in these rural […]

Project GRAD Mike Petersen receives Golden Apple award

Published on June 2, 2014 By Pegge Erkeneff

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District  Golden Apple Award | June 2, 2014 Mike Petersen, Community Member Mike Petersen’s contribution to Kenai Peninsula Borough School District students started in 2004, when he moved from Saipan International School to Homer, Alaska. A math and literacy coach with Project GRAD Kenai, he began by serving our schools in Nanwalek […]

Making News: Project GRAD Kenai Peninsula

Published on September 26, 2011 By Pegge Erkeneff

The US Department of Education awards Project GRAD Kenai Peninsula a 128,000 grant! I posted a news release–along with others–on the KPBSD Media and Public Relationships Communications page. I’m excited about this grant–Project GRAD empowers and inspires  low income students students to obtain a high school diploma, and achieve success in post-secondary education.  The $128,000 Gear Up Grant […]