Mr. Donald Schindler

Phone: 907-484-2381


Degrees and Certifications:

-BA, Sociology -Special Education Credential, MR & ED -Secondary Teaching Credential- Social Studies -Highly Qualified- US History, Geography, Worlds History, Alaska History, Government - Various business credentials: Treasury Management, SBA 504 Lending certifications, others. MA, Data Mining & Education (2020)

Mr. Donald Schindler

My 5th year teaching in NW Arctic, and taught about 10 years overall.  I have been a resident of the NANA region for over 3 decades.  My wife Martha is from Selawik, and we have two daughters, Beverly and Stefani, both in college.  One is studying physical therapy, the other ethnobotany and anthropology.  Whew!  I have done many things in my life, including working as a Director of an Economic Development Agency, NAB Finance Director, Grant Writer, dog musher, accountant, and prison volunteer.  You name it, I've probably at least attempted it.
I have a degree in Sociology, nearly finished with a Master's, and am a Special Education teacher which means I teach everyone, but again this year mostly high school students.  I love teaching, working with families, and figuring out what motivates students. My hobbies include playing guitar, data mining, and enjoying all kinds of sports.