Author: Diane Johnson (357 posts)


Please take our Survey. We need your thoughts and ideas!

Our goal is to help you use the race with your students by providing lessons, projects, and activities that you can use in your classroom.  We want to get to know you and your students better so we can meet the goal of continuing to develop engaging content for you and your students.  Share how …

Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™ Application

Be the NEXT  Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™! Download the Application Document by clicking here! The Teacher on the Trail™ program is a unique opportunity for one selected educator each year, to teach beyond the traditional classroom walls via Internet and to be involved in a project that reaches students around the world during  a …

Make Plans to Attend Iditarod Teacher Conference Events

Attend a 2020 Iditarod Teacher event! It’s not to early!  Not at all! We’re already planning for our 2020 teacher conference events.  You should start planning to join us! 2020 Winter Conference in Anchorage prior to the start of the Iditarod.  (March 3 – 6, 2020)  Learn more by clicking here! 2020 Summer Camp for …

Iditarod Trail Committee Announces New CEO

Wasilla, Alaska – The Iditarod Trail Committee is pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Urbach as its new CEO. As the race organization’s CEO, Urbach will direct and oversee all operations of the Last Great Race on Earth, including business operations, human resources management, information technology, fundraising, and public relations. Urbach will work in close partnership with the Iditarod Board of …

40 mushers enter Iditarod XLVIII on Opening Day

23 mushers were on location at the Iditarod Trail Committee Headquarters in Wasilla to officially enter the 2020 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Another 17 signed up by mail, rounding out the total to 40 mushers who submitted applications on the first official entry day for the 48th running of the Iditarod. Today’s entrants include …

Lesson Plan Template

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Register for 2020 Iditarod Conference for Educators – Anchorage, Alaska, March 3 – 6

2020 Iditarod Conference for Educators:  Anchorage, Alaska March 3 – 6, 2020 Join us for a professional development conference event in Alaska to provide you with information, projects, and lesson ideas for you to use with your students. No matter if you are new to using the race with students or you are well experienced, …

2020 Summer Camp for Educator June 20 – 29 – Registration is Open

Registration for the 2020 Summer Camp is now open. Join us for this 9 Day Event – June 20 -29 Register for the 2020 Summer Camp by Clicking Here! Pay for Summer Camp by Clicking Here! More information about the 2020 Summer Camp event will be posted soon!  Questions?  Contact djohnson@iditarod.com. For general camp information, …

Earn University Credits

ITC EDU offers the opportunity for educators to take courses for university credit through University of Alaska, Anchorage during our summer camp event and our winter conference.  If you are interested in this opportunity please let us know by filling out the form found at this link. Developing Rigorous Science Math Core Curriculum for the …

Interested in Writing to Mushers? READ THIS Please

We are happy to provide you with contact information of mushers agreeing to receive letters from students.  If you are writing to mushers, please follow the instructions below- EVEN if you have done this project before, please read the information again- to gain optimum success on your project. Read the information below, follow the directions …