Author: Diane Johnson (361 posts)


Iditarod Regional Teacher Events to be held in Chicago and Colorado Springs

We’re heading to the starting line and bringing Iditarod Teacher Conference events to the lower 48!   Our first two events have been announced!  Get ready, Chicago! (October 19) Get Ready, Colorado Springs! (February 8, 2020) Here we come! Both of these events are one day events.  We’re in the process of ‘filling the sled bag’ …

Iditarod Teacher Conferences to be held in Chicago, IL and Colorado Springs, CO

We’re heading to the starting line and bringing Iditarod Teacher Conference events to the lower 48!   Our first two events have been announced!  Get ready, Chicago! (October 19) Get Ready, Colorado Springs! (February 8, 2020) Here we come!   *We hope to add additional conferences and will update this article when we do!  Hope to …

2019 Summer Raffle Winners Announced

Prize Winners Iditarod Trail Committee Raffle (Drawn September 2, 2019, State Fair, Palmer, AK)   Prize # Ticket # Winner Prize Donated By     1        0778 Artie Cox Coarsegald, Ca., 93614 2019 Dodge Ram 4×4 Pickup Truck, you pick color & options, or a similarly priced New Dodge, Jeep or Chrysler vehicle …

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, …