Board of Education

The Kodiak Island Borough School District Board of Education membership consists of five community members, one Coast Guard appointed representative, and one student representative who volunteer their time to lead our district.

The focus of the Board of Education is to ensure that all students in the Kodiak Island Borough School District receive the best education possible. The Board also ensures that the District operates in a fiscally responsible manner. 

Public Meetings Notice

Board of Education Regular Meeting on March 20, at 6:30 p.m.

There will be a Board of Education Regular Meeting on March 20, at 6:30 p.m. in the District Services Conference Room, F140 of the old high school wing. The meeting agenda and packet for this meeting can be viewed on BoardDocs. For more information, contact Trinity...

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Meetings Calendar


Attend a Meeting Virtually

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To call in for community comments only, please call: (907) 486-7599.

Attending a Meeting in Person

Meetings are held in the District Services Conference Room, F140, of the old high school wing.

Seating in the conference room is limited and will be available on a first-come first-serve basis.

For more information, contact Trinity Higinbotham, Secretary to the Board of Education, at 907-486-7566 or

Board Members

 Dave Johnson

Dave Johnson


Term Expires 2024
3073 Lakeview
Kodiak, AK 99615

 Judy Carstens

Judy Carstens

Vice President

Term Expires 2024
PO Box 2676 Kodiak, AK 99615

Katie Oliver

Katie Oliver


Term Expires 2023
497 Teal Way
Kodiak, AK 99615


Jim Pryor

Jim Pryor


Term Expires 2025
1012 Stellar Way
Kodiak, AK 99615



Duncan Fields

Duncan Fields


Term Expires 2023
P.O. Box 25
Kodiak, AK 99615


CDR Jessica Johnson

CDR Jessica Johnson

USCG Advisory Representative

Board of Education Goals

Increase student achievement.

Maintain fiscal responsibility through careful budgeting, operational efficiencies, diligent maintenance and enhancement of funding sources and accounting transparency.

Recruit and retain quality educators, support instructional excellence through professional development, and encourage mentorship when practicable.

Provide opportunities for family and community involvement in district schools.

Sustain proactive, frequent and transparent, multi-media communications with constituent communities, educational staff and local, state and federal policy-makers.

Monitor and support facilities planning and maintenance to encourage the successful implementation of educational programs in spaces that provide a secure and healthy environment.

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