Tongass School of Arts and Sciences

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Located in Ketchikan, Alaska, the Tongass School of Arts and Sciences (also known as TSAS) is a creative school. It has its own preschool and is available to grades K-6.

Art is taught by Loren McCue. She has facilitated public art installations by students at the Discovery Center, the Deer Mountain Hatchery, and the Ketchikan Visitors’ Center.

Brain-based learning is foundational. Highly Effective Teaching is the instructional model with a focus on promoting Life Skills and Lifelong Guidelines.

Coordinates: 55°20′51″N131°38′24″W / 55.34750°N 131.64000°W / 55.34750; -131.64000

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