Alaska Sea Grant: New administrator and workforce development coordinator join Alaska Sea Grant

Alaska Sea Grant

Alaska Sea Grant welcomed Anne Doyle as their new program administrator, who oversees development, management, analysis, reporting and administration, and is based in Fairbanks. Doyle holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska and an MBA from Ashford University. She has worked at the University of Alaska Fairbanks since 2012, most recently as the business manager for UAF Nanook Recreation.

They also welcomed Lexa Meyer, who is joining Alaska Sea Grant as coordinator for seafood workforce development in Kodiak. Meyer will provide support for the Alaska Seafood School and Alaska Sea Grant’s statewide seafood processing workforce development program. She earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Alaska Southeast and an art history degree from the University of Washington.

Learn more here.

Source: Alaska Sea Grant

Career and Technical Education’s Vital Role in Economic Recovery

During this time of uncertainty, Career Technical Education (CTE) is more important than ever. The current and projected economic downturn is devastating for many communities, and disproportionately impacting Black and Latinx workers, workers with a high school education or less and female workers. CTE is a program that works for both learners and employers, and should be a critical component of America’s road to economic recovery.

Make the case for CTE’s vital role in economic recovery in your state today!
How to Use Guide and Resources: www.careertech.org/advocate

Source: CTE Works

Alaska ACTE Seeks Nominations to Award Excellence

Each year, the Alaska Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) board of directors recognizes the outstanding work of the CTE professionals in Alaska through the annual award nomination process. Nominated by their peers, the recipients will be announced in December and celebrated at the February 2021 CTE Directors meeting. Know someone in secondary, postsecondary, or industry who is deserves recognition for excellence in CTE? Submit nominations by Nov. 13.

Source: Alaska ACTE

Alaska October Economic Trends

In October Trends: Every other year, the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development releases long-term job projections by industry and occupation. This issue includes Alaska’s projections for 2018 to 2028.

Source: Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.