The NWABSD is communicating closely with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services and with the Maniilaq Association to develop and refine our preparedness plans. In the event of a suspected or confirmed case in the region, we will follow the state and CDC guidance to take steps to keep our students, staff, and community safe and slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Alaska Technical Center is an adult training center serving all Alaska, located in Kotzebue. As a part of the Northwest Arctic Borough School District, we offer student-focused industry backed curriculum preparing you for careers in Alaska’s high-demand fields. We ensure your success by providing any and all support you need to excel in training and workplace. We even guarantee your future employer that you are ready for success.
NWABSD Statement of Non-Discrimination
It is the policy of the Northwest Arctic Borough School District to provide equal educational and employment opportunities, and to provide services and benefits to all students and employees without regard to race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, marital status, change in marital status, pregnancy, parenthood or other prohibitions. This policy is consistent with numerous laws, regulations, and executive orders enforced by various federal, state, and municipal agencies, including but not limited to Executive Order 11246, Title 41, part 60-1, 60-2, 60-3, 60-20, Title VI and VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, and Section 504. Employee Inquiries or complaints may be addressed to NWABSD’s Assistant Superintendent at 907-442-1804 or to any of the following external agencies: Alaska State Commission for Human Rights, Anchorage Equal Rights Commission, Director of the Office for Civil Rights, Department of Education, Department of Health and Human Services.
Certified nurse aide (CNA's) work under the direction of nurses and doctors in hospitals, clinics, home health, assisted living, private homes and doctor’s offices. CNA's give personal care to patients, assisting them with everyday activities, like bathing, changing dressings, and eating. By helping patients with these important activities, CNA's are improving the quality of life for their patients by making sure they are comfortable and well treated.
Health Care Occupation courses for: Medical Terminology and Introduction to Health Care Professions are also available for delivery through VTC Instruction.