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After an extensive recruitment effort for the position of director at Northwest Campus, Dr. Barb Amarok has accepted the position. She will begin her new role and serve as campus director effective June 24, 2019.

Barb AmarokDr. Barb (QasuGlana) Amarok is the daughter of Mary Ann Amarok Tiffany (born and raised in Nome) and Warren I. Tiffany (stepfather). Dr. Amarok attended her first year of school in Nome before her family moved with her stepfather’s career. She returned to Nome after earning her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. For over thirty years, Dr. Amarok has worked in the fields of adult education, cultural education, elementary education, secondary education administration and university education in Nome.

While employed, she earned her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership through UAA and a doctoral degree in Indigenous Education through UAF. Dr. Amarok has served on the Nome Public Schools Board of Education since 2010 where she has been elected President for three years and Vice President for one. Dr. Amarok currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Association of Alaska School Boards (AASB) and on the Advisory Committees of five UAF graduate students. She is also an active member of the UA College of Education Advisory Council, the Alaska Native Collaborative Hub for Research on Resilience, and the Nome Public Schools Equity Committee. In 2018, Dr. Amarok traveled to Nuuk, Greenland and contributed to the Inuit Circumpolar Conference Inuit Education Summit Outcomes document. She has taught ED 420 Alaska Native Education to Bering Strait educators since 2011 and now also teaches ED 193 Introduction to Teaching for high school students of the Bering Strait region. Dr. Amarok received the Alaska Federation of Natives Educator of the Year Award in 2015.

Please welcome Dr. Barb Amarok as the director of the Northwest Campus.

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