The ADE: Division of Career and Technical Education has opened a 60-Day Public Comment Period for the Perkins V State Determined Performance Indicators including Baseline Data for each. Here's the link: https://dcte.ade.arkansas.gov/Page/PerkinsV
Congratulations to Benny Weston representing Arkansas in San Diego at the National AASA Conference.
Registration for the 2020 AAEA Summer Conference is now open! Register now for your early bird discount. https://www.theaaea.org/article/191696?org=aaea
The newly released, enhanced 2019 School Report Card is now available. The school reports are designed to provide a communication framework to encourage dialogue and to inform decisions within each school community. http://adecm.arkansas.gov/ViewApprovedMemo.aspx?id=4303
National School Breakfast Week is March 2-6, 2020. This is an excellent marketing opportunity to provide students with information about the School Breakfast Program. http://adecm.arkansas.gov/ViewApprovedMemo.aspx?Id=4306
Great to see what students in Arkansas are working toward in CTE programs. Congratulations Bryant Jr High, Searcy High School and others
CTE Day at the Arkansas Capitol. Be Pro! Be Proud!
It’s Career and Technical Education Day in Arkansas! CTE student groups from around the state assembled in the Capitol and met with Governor Asa Hutchinson and Secretary Johnny Key.
Congratulations to Dr. Hernandez for being selected by the AAEA board as the Executive Director. Dr. Mike Hernandez will work hard for kids and school districts and we are proud to have him lead our association.
Entrepreneurs Have Their Day at Paragould School District! https://www.paragoulddailypress.com/entrepreneurs-have-their-day-at-psd/article_2e57b626-5755-51bb-9a3b-f427629d1ecd.html
Congratulations to Pine Bluff High School art teacher Shalisha Thomas, Arkansas' 2019-2020 Milken Educator Award winner! https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2020/feb/07/pb-teacher-honored-with-milken-award-20/?news-arkansas
ADE/DESE will host the 2020 Educator Career Fair on Saturday, April 18, 2020, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel, 2 Riverfront Place in North Little Rock. http://adecm.arkansas.gov/ViewApprovedMemo.aspx?id=4301
Register now for the ArkASPA Drive-In Conference! https://members.theaaea.org/event/2020ArkASPAConference
The ADE Division of CTE has released the 2020-2021 State Start-up Grant Awardees. For more information and a list of awards. http://adecm.arkansas.gov/ViewApprovedMemo.aspx?id=4298
The State Board of Education has released a number of DESE rules for public comment in Commissioner's Memo COM-20-083. http://adecm.arkansas.gov/ViewApprovedMemo.aspx?id=4297
When Teachers Are Tough Graders, Students Learn More, Study Says. http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/teaching_now/2020/02/when_teachers_are_tough_graders_students_learn_more_study_says.html
Governor Hutchinson has proclaimed the week of February 3-7 as National School Counseling Week in Arkansas to focus public attention on the unique contributions of school counselors and their impact on students. http://adecm.arkansas.gov/ViewApprovedMemo.aspx?id=4293
Register now for the 2020 AASBO Conference! https://www.theaaea.org/o/aaea/events/#event_4438232
We're really enjoying our new app! Download it now and get everything AAEA! Android: http://bit.ly/2MJTkFS or iPhone: https://apple.co/31KbnQC. Click below to tour the new app. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hqn8QICu6YU&feature=youtu.be
Discretionary Grant Application for 2020-2021 for the AR Professional Pathway to Educator Licensure (APPEL) Program. Due date is February 15. http://adecm.arkansas.gov/ViewApprovedMemo.aspx?id=4286