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2012-13 Sitka School District PD Mini-Grant Recipients
The SSD PD Committee has a total of $7,500 to support teachers attending professional development opportunities outside of Sitka. The funds can be used to attend a conference or other type of professional development event, such as collaborating with other teachers on a specific project. The funds cannot be used to support credit classes. All teachers in the district had the opportunity to submit a PD Mini-Grant request, and the following proposals were funded up to a maximum of $1,000 each.
SchoolTeacher's NameConference/Learning Opportunity
Keet Gooshi Heen 
Elementary School
Chris BrynerWeek-long internship at Brightworks School in San Francisco
Blatchley Middle School
Deborah Riva
Alaska Society for Technology in Education (ASTE) Conference in Anchorage
Blatchley Middle SchoolEmily DemmertASTE Conference in Anchorage
Pacific High School
Hillary SeelandExpeditionary Learning Site Seminar in Springfield, Massachusetts
Sitka High SchoolJanine JorgensenNational Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Meeting in Denver 
Pacific High SchoolMandy SummerExpeditionary Learning Site Seminar in Springfield, Massachusetts
Keet Gooshi Heen 
Elementary School
Rebecca HimschootCollegial training in the scoring of the Torrence Test of Creativity in Fairbanks
Blatchley Middle School
Roxann GagnerNational Council for the Social Studies Conference in Seattle
Baranof Elementary SchoolSybil Van DerhoffConstructing the Reading Brain Conference in Philadelpia