Alaska ASCD


Alaska Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development


Building a sustainable community of learners


ASCD’s [your state’s name] Whole Child Snapshot [link this sentence to your state’s snapshot] 
begins to answer that question by featuring data that provide a more comprehensive picture of child 
performance and well-being. The snapshot also has initial ideas for how families, educators, and
communities can make targeted and innovative improvements to support the whole child and help 
students become productive adults and engaged citizens.
Find out to what extent students in our state are healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged 
[link this sentence to your state’s snapshot]. See snapshots for other states at www.ascd.org/
wholechildsnapshots. 
Help Support the Whole Child Approach in Your Community
Spread the Word
Discuss the information in the snapshot with your friends, colleagues, community members, and 
policymakers. 
• What are the most and least surprising findings?
• Which indicators do you think most need to be improved? 
• Are the state results consistent with conditions in your local area?
Take Action
1. See the action steps in the snapshot for initial ideas about how communities can work together 
to support the whole child. 
2. See school-level indicators (PDF) that provide more detail about how schools can help ensure 
that students are healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. 
3. Use ASCD's School Improvement Tool, a free online needs assessment survey, to measure your 
school's or district's performance on the whole child indicators and components.
Learn More About the Whole Child Approach to Education
Access additional resources, including examples of schools that are supporting the whole child and blog 
posts and podcasts on whole child topics, at www.wholechildeducation.org.
ASCD’s [your state’s name] Whole Child Snapshot [link this sentence to your state’s snapshot] 
begins to answer that question by featuring data that provide a more comprehensive picture of child 
performance and well-being. The snapshot also has initial ideas for how families, educators, and
communities can make targeted and innovative improvements to support the whole child and help 
students become productive adults and engaged citizens.
Find out to what extent students in our state are healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged 
[link this sentence to your state’s snapshot]. See snapshots for other states at www.ascd.org/
wholechildsnapshots. 
Help Support the Whole Child Approach in Your Community
Spread the Word
Discuss the information in the snapshot with your friends, colleagues, community members, and 
policymakers. 
• What are the most and least surprising findings?
• Which indicators do you think most need to be improved? 
• Are the state results consistent with conditions in your local area?
Take Action
1. See the action steps in the snapshot for initial ideas about how communities can work together 
to support the whole child. 
2. See school-level indicators (PDF) that provide more detail about how schools can help ensure 
that students are healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. 
3. Use ASCD's School Improvement Tool, a free online needs assessment survey, to measure your 
school's or district's performance on the whole child indicators and components.
Learn More About the Whole Child Approach to Education
Access additional resources, including examples of schools that are supporting the whole child and blog 
posts and podcasts on whole child topics, at www.wholechildeducation.org.
ASCD’s [your state’s name] Whole Child Snapshot [link this sentence to your state’s snapshot] 
begins to answer that question by featuring data that provide a more comprehensive picture of child 
performance and well-being. The snapshot also has initial ideas for how families, educators, and
communities can make targeted and innovative improvements to support the whole child and help 
students become productive adults and engaged citizens.
Find out to what extent students in our state are healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged 
[link this sentence to your state’s snapshot]. See snapshots for other states at www.ascd.org/
wholechildsnapshots. 
Help Support the Whole Child Approach in Your Community
Spread the Word
Discuss the information in the snapshot with your friends, colleagues, community members, and 
policymakers. 
• What are the most and least surprising findings?
• Which indicators do you think most need to be improved? 
• Are the state results consistent with conditions in your local area?
Take Action
1. See the action steps in the snapshot for initial ideas about how communities can work together 
to support the whole child. 
2. See school-level indicators (PDF) that provide more detail about how schools can help ensure 
that students are healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. 
3. Use ASCD's School Improvement Tool, a free online needs assessment survey, to measure your 
school's or district's performance on the whole child indicators and components.
Learn More About the Whole Child Approach to Education
Access additional resources, including examples of schools that are supporting the whole child and blog 
posts and podcasts on whole child topics, at www.wholechildeducation.org.

Alaska's Whole Child Snapshot

 

To be fully prepared for their futures, Alaska's children need personalized support, safe environments, good health, and challenging learning opportunities. How well are we, as a state, supporting the whole child?

 

ASCD’s Alaska Whole Child Snapshot begins to answer that question by featuring data that provide a more comprehensive picture of child performance and well-being. The snapshot also has initial ideas for how families, educators, and communities can make targeted and innovative improvements to support the whole child and help students become productive adults and engaged citizens.

 

Find out to what extent students in our state are healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged.  See snapshots for other states at www.ascd.org/wholechildsnapshots.

 

Help Support the Whole Child Approach in Your Community

 

Spread the Word

Discuss the information in the snapshot with your friends, colleagues, community members, and policymakers.

  • What are the most and least surprising findings?
  • Which indicators do you think most need to be improved?
  • Are the state results consistent with conditions in your local area?

 

Take Action

  1. See the action steps in the snapshot for initial ideas about how communities can work together to support the whole child.
  2. See school-level indicators (PDF) that provide more detail about how schools can help ensure that students are healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged.
  3. Use ASCD's School Improvement Tool, a free online needs assessment survey, to measure your school's or district's performance on the whole child indicators and components.

 

Learn More About the Whole Child Approach to Education

Access additional resources, including examples of schools that are supporting the whole child and blog posts and podcasts on whole child topics, at www.wholechildeducation.org.


Mission Statement:


Alaska ASCD is an inclusive professional association for educators, facilitating continuous professional growth and advocating for instructional leadership to assure success for all learners.

Purpose:

To disseminate successful practices of instruction, curriculum development, and supervision and to provide opportunities for building a sustainable community of learners.

Beliefs:

We believe that each individual’s dignity, uniqueness, capability and innate love of learning should be cherished and encouraged.

We believe that diversity should be celebrated in our schools and the values of cultural pluralism and exchange should be affirmed.

We believe that individuals prosper in a nurturing environment that promotes growth, self-renewal and lifelong learning.

We believe that equitable access to high-quality information, ideas and learning opportunities is key to the survival of civilization.

We believe that strong, positive relationships facilitate communication and lead to the accomplishment of organizational goals.

We believe that strong organizations share a culture where informed individuals work toward common goals.

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