The Arkansas Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), in collaboration with state partners providing support for schools using Alternate Methods of Instruction, has released a document titled, Arkansas Continuing Education Options for PK-12. This document outlines the various options districts should consider at this time.
Arkansas AMI Learning Guides, developed through a partnership between DESE and AR PBS, provide support for students, parents, and teachers grades PK-8. Districts may utilize the Arkansas AMI guides in place of their current AMI plans or continue with local plans. More information may be found by watching the recorded presentations on Arkansas AMI Webpage
AMI Webpage: https://dese.ade.arkansas.gov/Offices/learning-services/alternative-methods-of-instruction
Register Your District for Arkansas AMI: https://forms.gle/cpHC4xAgkEXrwxhZ9
Access to Week 1 Learning Guides and Resources:
The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has established an AMI Hotline that will operate from 8:00 am- 8:00 pm daily, beginning Thursday, March 26, 2020. The AMI hotline will be staffed by DESE personnel and is intended to support school district officials, teachers, parents, and students who have AMI questions. We anticipate that many of the questions that we receive will most likely be district specific questions; therefore, it is imperative that every school district have local personnel available to also answer questions or concerns from parents and students. Hotline staff will redirect calls to the district contact listed in the ADE Data Center as appropriate.
The AMI hotline number is: 1-833-353-6050