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First Episode of FNSBSD Superintendent Podcast is LIVE! | September 2023

Episode 001 of Alaska EdVenture: Lessons from the K-12 Frontier with Dr. Meinert is LIVE!

On this first episode of Alaska EdVenture, Superintendent Dr. Luke Meinert is joined by two guests: Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Schools Kate LaPlaunt and Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Schools Sarah Gillam. They discuss the purpose of podcasting, exploring new beginnings, and the three big goals for this school year.


Hosted by Dr. Meinert, superintendent of the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, this podcast is your gateway to the heart of Alaska's educational landscape, where each episode features guests sharing their unique perspectives. From administrators and board members to dedicated teachers, support staff, student leaders, and community members, we’re bringing together voices that shape education in the Last Frontier!

Join us on Alaska EdVenture as we explore the challenges, triumphs, and innovations in Alaska’s K-12 classrooms.