Tools and Resources
Key resources and tools are identified to help educators, caregivers and youth to understand the diverse issues affecting a student’s education, and ways to advocate and ensure positive educational outcomes for children and youth in foster care.
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Serves as a national technical assistance resource and information clearinghouse on legal and policy matters affecting the education of children in the foster care system.
Facing Foster Care in Alaska
FFCA mission is to improve the foster care system through sharing our experiences, supporting and educating youth and social services, and implementing positive change in society. foster care system through sharing our experiences, supporting and educating youth and social services, and implementing positive change in society as a whole."
Casey Family Programs
Casey Family Programs is the nation’s largest operating foundation working to provide, improve, and ultimately prevent the need for foster care. They are committed to safely reduce the number of children in foster care and improve the lives of those who remain in care.
Alaska Center for Resource Families
Education Guide for Alaska Resource Families
This handbook addresses basic education issues with an emphasis on areas where the experience is different for resource families
Foster Care Club
Foster Club’s mission is to lead the efforts of young people in and from foster care to become connected, educated, inspired and represented so they can realize their personal potential and contribute to a better life for their peers.
1st Floor, Suite C
Main #: (907) 452-2000 x11272
Fax: (907) 452-6043
Foster Care Liaison
(907) 452-2000 x11358
Vanessa Shannon, LMSW
Director of Social Emotional Learning & Prevention
Executive Director of Student Support Services
(907) 452-2000 x11470