Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education EAST Administrator & Stakeholder Training Workshops for EAST Programs

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Office of Information Technology
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Superintendents; Assistant Superintendent; Principals; Technology Coordinators; School Counselors

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EAST Administrator & Stakeholder Training is designed for stakeholders responsible for the local EAST program (i.e. anyone responsible for budgeting, scheduling, daily program operations, student and facilitator training, facilitator observations, etc.). This interactive in-person training covers the unique traits of the EAST environment, events, training, budget, policies, procedures, and other helpful information to better support the local EAST program. Workshop attendance is required by administrative representatives of new EAST programs, new building administrators, and administrators who have not attended in the past three years but actively oversee an EAST program.

Agenda items:

Student Growth

EAST Pedagogy

Project vs Activity

How to Support EAST in Your School

Materials provided for:

Foundations & History


Growth Process

Statement of Assurances

Best Practices

Administrative Oversight

Stakeholder Oversight: Program Integration

Stakeholder Oversight: Technology

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At no time are facilitators and/or students eligible to fulfill a school’s obligation to attend EAST Administrator Training & Stakeholder Training.

There is no cost to attend this workshop. Three hours of technology professional development will be given to participants. The dates and times for sessions are listed below. Registration is REQUIRED. You may self-register at  or email registration requests to Subject line: EAST Administrator & Stakeholder Training Registration. Email body: name, position, school name, date of training, and training location. A confirmation email will be sent to the email account provided. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please call (501) 371-5016.

2021-2022 Training Dates, Times, and Locations:

Tuesday, November 2            12:00 PM - 3:00 PM   EAST Initiative (Little Rock)

Tuesday, November 9            12:00 PM - 3:00 PM   Northeast Arkansas Coop (Walnut Ridge)

Tuesday, November 23          12:00 PM - 3:00 PM   EAST Initiative (Little Rock)

Tuesday, January 18              12:00 PM - 3:00 PM   EAST Initiative (Little Rock)

*Tuesday, January 25             12:00 PM - 3:00 PM   Northwest Arkansas Coop (Farmington)

*Tuesday, February 8             12:00 PM - 3:00 PM   South Central Coop (Camden)

*Tentative location

Direct questions to Rinda Hall at 501-371-5016 or



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