The month of October is exciting for the SSE program staff. We recently held a day and a half orientation in Anchorage for the educators leading teams to come together. They learned about the program and began to plan with their partner teacher.
Alaska has a high teacher turnover rate, with nearly 70 percent of hires each year coming from Outside to fill vacant roles. Part of the churn in rural districts is because these transplants don't acclimate to living in remote parts of the state.