In January Trends: All Alaska industries expected to add jobs or hold steady, worker shortages are ongoing, and federal infrastructure money will start flowing in 2023. Read more about Alaska’s economic outlook in this issue of Trends.
Source: Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will offer a certified food protection manager training on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023.
The food safety management training will be offered via Zoom from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. A computer-based certification exam is included, with proctors in Fairbanks, Juneau, Palmer and Sitka. If requested, proctors may be available in additional communities.
A certified food protection manager is responsible for monitoring and managing all food establishment operations to ensure that the facility is operating in compliance with regulations. State regulations require that all food establishments have at least one certified food protection manager on staff.
Participants must register by Feb. 6 in order to receive the study guide on time.
Registration and more information are available online. Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made seven business days in advance to the instructor, Julie Cascio, at email@example.com.
The $200 fee includes one proctored certification exam. For additional information or to request another location, contact Cascio at 907-745-3677 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Source: UAF News and Information.
The Alaska-themed “Day in the Life” TikTok ad campaign, is a collaboration between UA and the Alaska Travel Industry Association with support from Alaska Airlines that aims to attract more students and workers to the state. The campaign highlights a typical day in the life of two students, as well as two alums of the UA system who now work in the Alaska travel industry. Read the full article here.
Source: UA News
The Alaska Association for Career and Technical Education celebrated 13 outstanding Alaskan educators, workforce development champions, and business and community leaders with awards at their October 2018 state conference in Anchorage.
- Outstanding CTE Teacher of the Year: Chris Taylor, Mat-Su Career Tech High School, Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
- Outstanding NEW CTE Teacher of the Year, sponsored by Alaska Business Education Compact: Vanessa Forbes, King Tech High School, Anchorage School District
- Business/Information Technology Teacher of the Year, sponsored by Alaska Business Week: Ken Werner, Alaska Vocational Technical Education Center
- Industrial/Technology Teacher of the Year, sponsored by Construction Industry Progress Fund: Peter Daley, Hutchison High School, Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
- Health Sciences Teacher of the Year: Kelly Woolcott, Mat-Su Career Tech High School, Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
- Hospitality/Tourism Teacher of the Year, sponsored by Alaska CHARR: Melinda Dooley, Service High School, Anchorage School District
- STEM Teacher of the Year, sponsored by Alaska Resource Education: John Notestine, Wasilla High School, Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
- CTE Administrator of the Year: Jon Clouse, Southwest Region School District
- Promising Practices Award, sponsored by Andrews Auctions, Appraisals and Professional Services: Christel Mozaelevskiy, Redington High School, Educators Rising Program, Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
- Leadership Award, sponsored by LeCompte Consulting: Marcia Olson, Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development
- Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by Alaska Process Industry Careers Consortium: Fred Villa, Workforce Development, University of Alaska
- Community Contribution Award: John Plutt, Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 375, Fairbanks
- Community Contribution Award: Gloria Burnett, Alaska Center for Rural Health and Health Workforce/Alaska Health Education Consortium
Source: Alaska Association for Career and Technical Education
Chef Noah Miller instructs culinary arts students Jannie Mangalus and Shelby Boos during Miller’s A la Carte Kitchen and Culinary Skill Development laboratories in Lucy Cuddy Hall’s Bakery. (Photo by James Evans / University of Alaska Anchorage)
UAA’s Culinary Arts and Hospitality Administration Division’s kitchen recently underwent a major renovation, but that’s not all that’s new within the culinary school. With an in-state, online offering of the hospitality administration degree, as well as exciting new partnerships, faculty are excited to usher in a new era of culinary arts at the university.
Read the full article here.
Source: UAA’s Culinary Arts kitchen gets new state-of-the-art updates – Green & Gold News