Nancy Douglas is a Tlingit culture bearer and a natural leader. She has been a teacher working with students, families and within communities since 1986.

Nancy always integrates traditional ways of life into her work and shares her belief in education and love for the culture with students and educators throughout the region and Alaska. She is recognized for her impact on curriculum, language and literacy throughout Southeast Alaska and beyond. Nancy continues to work to provide context to the content standards and embed habits of mind regarding the value of collaboration, creativity, and community in our lives. The value of education is something Nancy shares with all she comes in contact with, and her love for the culture and children has guided her to her lifetime of teaching.Nancy Douglas