Staff

College & Career Pathways Staff Goals

UAA College & Career Pathways staff works to provide a smooth transition between education/training programs and UAA by:

  • Ensuring that articulated classes align with UAA standards.
  • Informing potential College & Career Pathways partners, students and their parents of College & Career Pathways opportunities.
  • Facilitating the development and maintenance of articulated agreements.
  • Facilitating concurrent enrollment of College & Career Pathways students.
  • Providing CTC program information through outreach to potential UAA students.
  • Providing support to CTC College & Career Pathways students working on completing an occupational endorsement, a certificate or degree.
  • Collecting and disseminating program data.
  • Facilitating ongoing dialog and partnering between secondary, postsecondary and business partners by:
    • Linking to professional development opportunities.
    • Examining current standards.
    • Building positive working relationships.
    • Encouraging career cluster planning.

UAA College & Career Pathways Staff

Dayna DeFeo, Ph.D.
College & Career Readiness Coordinator
907.786.6464

Heather Brekke
College & Career Pathways Project Specialist
907.786.4923

Karen Kosiek
College & Career Pathways Administrative Assistant
907.786.6183

Martha Peck
College & Career Pathways Specialist
907.786.4959

Statewide Career Pathways

Carol Wilson
Alaska Career Pathway Coordinator