Teaching Opportunities in Anchorage, Alaska

teaching opportunities in anchorageWould you be interested in venturing to America’s last frontier to teach? Anchorage, Alaska is the state’s most populous city and is a gateway to many of the state’s gems. If you would be interested in teaching in this beautiful city, keep reading. Also be sure to visit their official website for more information.

AnchorageAnchorage is a port city located at the base of the Chugach Mountains. That means residents have easy access to the water and mountains; therefore making Anchorage the ideal spot for any outdoor enthusiast. Activities such as hiking, kayaking, and canoeing are all part of the outdoorsy lifestyle in this city. Some of the most popular trailheads and access points are located close to the downtown area. Many of the state’s glaciers are also located in the Chugach.

AnchorageOther fun Anchorage activities include rafting, biking, and wildlife viewing. Some wildlife one might see close to the city includes bears and moose. You may even catch a glimpse of a whale on one of the day cruises. But these aren’t the only animals you can see in the area and there are tons of tours for viewing the area’s must-see animals.

Anchorage also enjoys a unique culture as it is a hub for travel throughout the state. At the Alaska Native Heritage Center, there are many events and performances that bring Anchorage residents of all backgrounds together. There is also a competition which takes place each spring where schoolchildren gather together to play traditional Native games.

So, what teaching opportunities in Anchorage are available?

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Carolina Fransen is the EdTech Apps and Tools Editor at SimpleK12.com. She writes regularly about the use of educational technology in K-12 classrooms, and she loves investigating teaching jobs in some of her favorite locales. If you have an app, tool, website, or service that you think we should know about, please send your information or tip to
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