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Richard Sander (AK '91)


At the time of the Award, Richard Sander was:

Homer Senior High School
Homer, AK

Subject(s) taught: Mathematics
Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Biographical Information

Dick Sander is a math teacher and chair of the Mathematics Department at Ketchikan High School. He is active in facilities planning and design and in advocating interdisciplinary studies. The entire math curriculum at Ketchikan High School was changed in just two years as a result of Mr. Sander's recommendations and leadership. His teaching skills are recognized nationally. He is a Woodrow Wilson Fellow and was named a Woodrow Wilson Foundation trainer in math. In that position, he and a team of three other Fellows travel to communities throughout the United States during the summer, teaching other teachers about the latest in math education.

Additional Information


1976 Seattle University, B.A.