Alaska Native Education Staff
The ANE Program staffs 13 tutors in 17 schools along with a district wide family advocate and graduation success/attendance liaison. The ANE Tutors and staff provide a wide variety of services, including academic, social and cultural support.
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Do you know your child's ANE Tutor?
(907) 452-2000 ext. 11462
ANE Social Services Manager,
West Valley High School
(907)-479-4221 ext. 46218
Hello, My name is Melissa Zatica, and I am the
ANE Social Service Manager. I am originally
from Idaho and Nevada. I have lived in Fairbanks
Alaska for the last 17 years, and call this amazing
place my home. Read More...Melissa Zatica
Anne Wien Alaska Room, Cultural Resource Coordinator
Hi, I’m Donna Cole, the Alaska Room Cultural Coordinator. I’ve been at this
job since the fall of 2013, prior to that I worked as an RTI assistant, math
and reading tutor, and a graduation specialist with the District.
Read More...Donna Cole
Cultural Equity Specialist
Tanana Middle School
Kellie Lynch Phone: (907) 452-8145, ext. 14153Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello my name is Kellie Patricia Lynch. I will be working
at Tanana Middle School as the Culture and Equity Specialist.
I moved to Alaska in 2012 to be a fishing guide on the Kenai
Peninsula. Read More...about Kelly Lynch.
Cultural Equity Specialist
Nordale Elem. and Ticasuk Brown Elem.
Phone: Nordale Elem. (907) 452-2696, ext. 203
Phone: Ticasuk Brown Elem. (907) 488-3200, ext. 42101
Hello, My name is Amanda Aloysius, my Yupik Name is
Pan’ika (pronounnced Bunn-ika) I am originally from Kalskag,
AK a village located on the Kuskokwim River, currently living
in Fairbanks. Read More about Amanda...
Lathrop HighKellie O'Brien LHS Phone: (907) 456-7794 ext. 17144
Hello, I am Kellie O’Brien, the Lathrop High School ANE
tutor. I came to Alaska from Santa Fe, New Mexico in
1996 with the sole intention of climbing Denali.
Read More...Kellie O'Brien
Denali ElementaryRebecca (Norma) Charlie-RunfolaPhone: (907) 452-2456 ext. 32208Email: email@example.com
Hello! My name is Rebecca Charlie-Runfola.
My friends and coworkers call me by my middle
name, Norma. I’m the Alaska Native Education
Tutor at Denali Elementary.
Read more about Rebecca...Norma Runfola
Phone: (907) 456-5469 ext. 125Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello, I am Jerry Hunt. I am from the Yukon Delta region,
a village called Kotlik. Read more about Jerry Hunt
Phone: (907) 451-7500 xt. 27011Email: email@example.com
I have worked for the Fairbanks Northstar Borough
School District for eleven years. I am happily married
with three boys, we just welcomed our grandson
February 2020. I love the outdoors in the summer
and crafting is a must!
U-Park ElementaryRose Nicholia
Phone: (907) 479-6963 xt. 120
I am happy to be back for my 11th year
with ANE at University Park Elementary
and my 26th year with FNSBSchool District.
My parents are Robert & Jeanette Walker
Read More... Rose Nicholia
Phone: (907) 456-5775 ext. 34134
Waqaa! My name is Nancy Teter. I am the Alaska Native Education
Program Tutor at Hunter Elementary. I have been with my wonderful
husband for over thirty years. Read More...Anuncia Teter
Phone: NDL: (907) 452-2696 ext. 203Email:
Phone: (907) 479-47136
Hello all! My name is Laura Amundson
and I am the ANE Tutor at Woodriver Elementary School.
This is my fourth year here, and 16th year in the District.
Read More...Laura Amundson
North Pole Middle and High
North Pole Middle School
(907) 488-2271 ext. 40033
North Pole High School
(907) 488-3761 ext. 19152
ANE Tutor Phil Castillo from Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico
is entering his 2nd yr servicing both North Pole High School
and Middle School. Read More...Phillip Castillo
Phone: (907) 452-4751 ext. 13232
Hello! My name is Lisa Wendler. This is my first year
as an ANE tutor at Ryan Middle School. I have spent
most of my life here in Fairbanks.
Read More...Lisa Wendler
West Valley High
Phone: (907) 479-4221 ext. 46201
Hello, my name is Barbara Ross. I am the Alaska Native
Education tutor at West Valley High School. I have lived
in Alaska since 1999. Read More...Barbara Ross
Effie Kokrine Jr./Sr. High
EKCS: (907) 474-0958 ext. 33103
My name is Mindy Gallagher. I grew up in Indiana,
wheremy parents, Howard and Virginia, were teachers
in junior-high and high schools, so I grew up around
educators. Read More...Mindy Gallagher
ANE Administrative Staff:
ANE Program Secretary
(907) 452-2000 ext. 11468
Waq’aurluq. I am the ANE Program Secretary.
I am originally from Asa’car’sarmiut, Mountain Village
on the Lower Yukon River.
Read More...Marlene Flynn
4th Floor, Suite A