TCC to Hold Education Summit

Press Release For Immediate Release

November 12, 2012

Contact: Greg Bringhurst, TCC Communications, 907-452-8251 ext. 3288

Fairbanks, Alaska —  Tanana Chiefs Conference (TCC) and the Interior Athabascan Tribal College (IATC) will hold the 2012 Interior Education Summit on November 14th and 15th at the Chief David Salmon Tribal Hall.

The event will run from 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. both days and has a very full agenda. Discussions will be held on, but not limited to, curriculum development, innovations in education practices and policies, how the political landscape impacts education and various strategies in rural education.

This summit will be one of the largest education forums in Alaska.  Attendees who are invited and anticipated to attend are tribal leaders, school district superintendents, curriculum developers, educators, parents, state and federal representatives and legislators and any individuals who can contribute to the improvement of education in Alaska.

There is no fee to register for the summit and is free to attendees. A continental breakfast, snacks and lunch will be provided both days. Individuals who would like to participate online through webcast at

Media who wish to cover this event are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Interested individuals are asked to RSVP to Ava Vent, TCC Education Director, at 907-452-8251 Ext. 3032.


About Tanana Chiefs Conference: TCC is a non-profit organization that works toward meeting the health and social service challenges for more than 10,000 Alaska Natives spread across a region of 235,000 square miles in Interior Alaska.