Alaska Native Curriculum Studies and Teacher Development Project

Institute of Social and Economic Research

Announces the Availability of


$2,500.00 each

The Institute of Social and Economic Research at UAA, with funding from the U.S. Department of Education, has worked with educators to produce a Web site for Alaskan teachers and students. The site features:

A history of Native education, as told through

K-12 curricula, including

Documents and teaching resources, including

We are currently looking for educators who want to work with us to develop K-12 curriculum around Alaska Native history, language, culture, especially in one of the following areas:

Proposal outlines should include:

  1. A description of the educational goals and objectives of the curriculum project.
  2. A list of the resources from the NSCTD Web-site ( to be included in the curriculum unit.
  3. A sample learning activity, including objectives, materials, learning activities, and assessment.
  4. An explanation of how the unit will meet state and national content standards in history, social studies, or other areas.

Evaluation of Proposals:

Proposals will be evaluated by a committee according to the following criteria:

  1. The degree to which the four (4) proposal criteria are thoughtfully and completely addressed.
  2. The potential usefulness of the curriculum to teachers and students throughout the state.
  3. The soundness of the educational ideas that underlie the design of the unit.
  4. The qualifications of the applicant, including his/her knowledge of Alaska Native history, language, and culture.

Final Product and Timelines:

The final product will be produced in html format with links to resources on the Web site (technical assistance will be provided, if necessary).

Proposal Due: January 21 (a resume must accompany your proposal)

Content/Educational Draft: March 15

Technical Draft: April 15

Deadline for Completed Unit: May 15

Send materials by January 21 to:

Paul Ongtooguk
Institute of Social and Economic Research
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508

fax: 907-786-7739
tel: 907-786-1906

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