Jamie Hallen - March ESP

Jamie Hallen The district is proud to recognize Jamie Hallen, Alaska Native Education tutor, as the March Extra-Special Staff Person of the month.
Jamie is instrumental in providing culturally appropriate experiences for students. She has taught students how to make Native American pinch pot bowls, how to make Moose Soup, and create their own art that incorporates traditional themes. Her thoughtful way of engaging students and parents has built positive relationships. Jamie has also worked with teachers to educate students about Alaska Native leaders. She has taken the goal of ANE to broaden student understanding of Native peoples and ran with it.
“Jamie deserves this recognition because she believes wholeheartedly in what she’s doing and why she’s doing it,” said one nominator. “She works tirelessly at her job and takes great pride in making sure her students have the support they need to be successful.”