MOOC offered on Digital Citizenship

Announcing a free MOOC on Digital Citizenship, Spring 2014 through the University of Alaska Southeast’s Masters in Educational Technology Course site: Teacher: Jason Ohler ( The primary goal of the course is to help educators help students live responsible, safe and informed digital lifestyles that don’t require them to sacrifice the sense of excitement» Learn More

December Membership Update

Lots happening in preparation for ASTE 2014, First we welcome our newest board member Cara Heitz to the Board as our interim Anchorage Rep!  It’s going to be great to have her energy and presence in the big city in the next three months and beyond. And, we welcome our energizer Amanda Duvall in a» Learn More

H.A. Red Boucher Scholarship for Alaskan Students

Announcing the Red Boucher Scholarship for Alaskan high school seniors and current college students The Red Boucher Scholarship Fund supports outstanding Alaskan candidates in the pursuit of technology education and/or training to honor H.A. “Red” Boucher. Red Boucher is recognized at the state and national level as one of the pioneers of the Information Age» Learn More

November Membership Update

Did you receive our latest email update? Click this link to view our November newsletter. You’ll find lots of information about how you can be a bigger part of ASTE this year. November Membership Update


Aloha, From Mark Standley, ASTE President It’s no wonder that ASTE, one of oldest ISTE affiliates and HSTE, one of the newest, would come together to learn from each other and share in the Hawaiian spirit of “aloha”. While hard to translate, Aloha fully describes what Alaskans feel when we interact with our HSTE partners.» Learn More

Ididacontest Judges Earn Credit!

iDidaContest Judges Earn Credit Interested in becoming an iDidaContest Judge? This year you will have an opportunity to earn one credit for your time and energy. All judges this year will need to participate in the class we are offering. The idea is that you will 1. learn how our revised judging system works, 2.» Learn More

Leadership Awards

ASTE Awards accepting Nominations Honor those who do amazing things. Share with us people who demonstrate true technology integration and innovative teaching and learning in Alaska. Nominations for the 2014 ASTE Technology Leadership Awards are open now and close on January 24, 2014. Teacher/Faculty of the Year: Recognizes Alaskan educators responsible for the day-to-day instruction» Learn More

Call for Presenters!

Call for Presenters Do you know a great tech tip, tool or technique? We need YOU at ASTE 2014 Submit your presentation proposal for a 1/2 hour, 1 hour, 3 hour or 6 hour session. Share your expertise, and attend the conference on us. Present a 3-hour hands-on conference workshop, and receive a one-day complimentary registration» Learn More

How do we look?

ASTE has a new website, new look, new navigation, and new features. You can still find all the information you need to attend our ASTE Conference and to enter our famed iDidaContest, but we hope you will find even more at our new site, like access to webinars and resources through our ISTE store link,» Learn More

2014 ASTE Conference Welcome!

The beautiful and natural heritage of Alaska is beyond measure in the world.  As Alaskans, we deeply value all aspects of nature; the physical beauty, the wilderness, the cultural landscape, the wide diversity of ecosystems, and of course the vastness in the “Last Frontier.” To our students and communities, nature in the “Last Frontier” is» Learn More