Congratulations 2020 Educator of the Year: DR. DEENA BISHOP Superintendent, Anchorage School District.


Dr. Deena Bishop is being honored as the Junior Achievement (JA) of Alaska Educator of the Year for her outstanding support of community partnerships. JA's experiential programs, and emphasizing career readiness for students. "Dr. Bishop's hands-on approach to leadership is admirable, and her commitment to delivering the best education to Anchorage students every day is outstanding. Strong, collaborative partnerships between the business community and schools are important for students," says JA President Flora Teo.

In her role as superintendent for both Anchorage and Mat-Su schools. Bishop has attended JA in a Day events for many years, spending time in classrooms and sharing real-world lessons that connect what students are learning in schools to how they will use that knowledge in the future. Last May...

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