Terri Walker was raised in Buckland by her grandfather, Sam Hadley. She graduated from the Nunachiam Sissauni High School. Upon completing her degree in teaching, Terri worked as the Nunachiam Sissauni School first as a teacher for 16 years and then principal for 9 years. In the last three years, she was the Director of State and Federal Programs at the District Office in Kotzebue, the Assistant Superintendent and served on the ICC education committee to develop and carry out strategies to improve the education of the Inuit people.
This year, Terri has accepted the position as the Superintendent. She is very active with the subsistence lifestyle and feels blessed to live close to family and continue to carry on the traditions of her ancestors. “What I stand for is that all students receive the best education by providing the skills and values they need to lead a productive and independent life in the NANA Region”. Arriigaa Quyanaq
Secretary, Superintendent and Board of Education
Marie was born and raised in Kotzebue and graduated from Kotzebue High School. She attended Tongue Point Job Corps Center in Astoria Oregon and received her certification as General Administrative Clerk. Marie has been in this position since July 2000.