DESE recently announced that applications are being accepted for the 6th year of the AR Declaration of Learning initiative. http://dese.ade.arkansas.gov/divisions/learning-services/curriculum-support/humanities/library-media-services/arkansas-declaration-of-learning-program
DESE Announces Two Mental Health Regional Forums for School Nurse & School Counselors Team in Commissioner's Memo LS-20-060. http://adecm.arkansas.gov/ViewApprovedMemo.aspx?id=4256
East End School District in Bigelow surveys community about four-day school weeks. https://www.fox16.com/news/top-stories/east-end-school-district-surveys-community-about-four-day-school-weeks/
Greenbrier Eastside Elementary students showcase coding skills. #HourOfCode https://www.thecabin.net/news/eastside-students-showcase-coding-skills/article_7cc441a2-b9fa-5e2c-8b77-0f3dc8ae0e67.html
The Policy-Making Subcommittee of the Arkansas Legislative Council meets this morning at 11:00 to consider the contract for an education adequacy study. Here's the agenda and the link for watching the meeting via webcast. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us/assembly/2019/2019R/Pages/Home.aspx
Save the Dates - 2020 AASBO Conference March 4-5 at Hot Springs Convention Center and Spring CASBO Classes April 16-17, 2020 at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Little Rock.
Congratulations to Kari Kinne, Asst Principal at Leverett Elementary School in the Fayetteville School District, for being named the 2020 Arkansas Elementary School Assistant Principal of the Year.
A great education is forever. Your grading system shouldn't be. Join us at the 2020 AACIA Conference and break with "grading" tradition! Click the link below for more details and to register now! https://www.theaaea.org/article/162881?org=aaea
Later Start Times Being Considered by Some Colorado Schools. https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/12/06/in-a-nod-to-biology-some-denver-area.html?cmp=eml-enl-eu-news3&M=58997710&U=1120007&UUID=e667a215029eabf4f3289da6b728d4f6
Will the Science of Reading Catch on in Teacher Preparation Programs? https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/12/04/most-ed-professors-favor-balanced-literacy.html?cmp=eml-enl-eu-news1&M=58997710&U=1120007&UUID=e667a215029eabf4f3289da6b728d4f6
The AASBO Mentoring group is in full-swing this Friday afternoon at the AAEA office!
We've done the math. Strong Leaders = Strong Schools Start your year off right and join us for the 2020 Superintendent Symposium January 15-16, 2020. Click the link below for more details and to register now! https://www.theaaea.org/article/157244?org=aaea
Marked Tree School District Educates Community on Human Trafficking https://www.kait8.com/video/2019/12/04/marked-tree-school-district-educates-community-human-trafficking/
Register now for the 2020 Assistant Principal's Conference! https://members.theaaea.org/event/2020Assistantprincipalconference
Students at Guy-Perkins launch "Operation Dumbo Drop!" https://www.thecabin.net/news/students-use-stem-skills-during-operation-dumbo-drop/article_56c6ea5c-319c-518d-9ca2-d961cf668087.html
Register Now! Assistant Principal's Conference https://www.theaaea.org/article/163511?org=aaea
Congratulations to Don Eichenberger, Asst Principal at Springdale High School, for being named the 2020 Arkansas Assistant Principal of the Year.
Congratulations to South Pike County School District! Their High School and Elementary School have both been recognized as Apple Distinguished Schools!
Congratulations to Jimmy King, Goza MS in Arkadelphia, Arkansas’ Middle Level Assistant Principal of the Year! #AAMLA #AAEA
AAEA is excited to partner with organizations across AR to ensure all children have equitable access to health care and education that maximizes their full potential. Learn more about #ExcelByEight here: https://ar-glr.net/excel-by-eight/