Director of State and Federal Programs
Jay began working for the Northwest Arctic Borough School District in 2009 as a science teacher at Kotzebue Middle High School. In 2012 Jay transferred to the Buckland School as a science teacher for three years and in 2016 transferred to Kobuk School as the lead teacher/principal for two years.
Jay received his teacher’s certification from Western Carolina University and taught science in North Carolina for 13 years.
In addition to his career in education, Jay has work experiences in local government management and economic development.
Bachelor of Science, Western Carolina University, 1978
Science Education certification, Western Carolina University, 1985
Masters in Public Affairs, Western Carolina University, 2005