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

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Memo Number
OIT-22-016
Memo Date
5/25/2022
Memo Type
Informational
Unit
Office of Information Technology
Regulatory Authority
Response Required
NO
Attention
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. budgeting, scheduling, daily program operations including technical support, student and facilitator training, facilitator observations, etc.) and will be offered in two tracks - Introductory and Continuing. (See below for complete descriptions.) All materials will be provided.

EAST Administrator & Stakeholder Introductory Training

Any administrator or stakeholder who has never attended EAST Administrator & Stakeholder Training should attend this 5-hour interactive training exploring the unique traits of the EAST environment and providing best practices for your role in supporting your local EAST program. Attendance is required by administrative representatives of new EAST programs, new building administrators, and administrators/stakeholders who actively oversee an EAST program.

Agenda:

10:00-11:00     Administrative & Stakeholder Oversight

11:00-12:00     Best Practices: Pedagogy & Team building

12:00-1:00       Lunch (provided)

1:00-2:00         Best Practices: Project vs Activity & Brainstorming

2:00-3:00         Best Practices: Project vs Activity & CART

EAST Administrator & Stakeholder Continuing Training

Any administrator or stakeholder who has previously attended EAST Administrator & Stakeholder Training should attend this 3 hour interactive training that reviews the unique traits and best practices of the EAST environment and introduces you to current student engagement data collection and collaboration opportunities happening across the EAST network. Attendance is required by administrative representatives of new EAST programs, new building administrators, and administrators/stakeholders who actively oversee an EAST program and have not attended training in the past three (3) years.

Agenda:

12:00-12:30     Administrative & Stakeholder Oversight

12:30-1:00       Best Practices: Pedagogy & Team building

1:00-2:00         Best Practices: Project vs Activity & Brainstorming

2:00-2:30         Best Practices: Project vs Activity & CART

2:30-3:00         Student Engagement & Collaboration Opportunities

There is no cost to attend either workshop and 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 www.eastinitiative.org  or email registration requests to rinda@eaststaff.org. Subject line: EAST Administrator & Stakeholder Training Registration. Email body: name, position, school name, date of training, and training location. A confirmation email and calendar invitation will be sent to the email account provided. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please call 501-371-5016.

2022-2023 Training Type, Date, Time, and Location:

Continuing       Thursday, June 9        12:00pm - 3:00pm       EAST Initiative, Little Rock

Introductory     Thursday, June 16      10:00am - 3:00pm       EAST Initiative, Little Rock

Introductory     Tuesday, Sept 20       10:00am - 3:00pm       EAST Initiative, Little Rock

Introductory     Tuesday, Oct 11         10:00am - 3:00pm       EAST Initiative, Little Rock

Continuing       Tuesday, Oct 18         12:00pm - 3:00pm       EAST Initiative, Little Rock

Continuing       Tuesday, Oct 25         12:00pm - 3:00pm       NEA Ed. Coop., Walnut Ridge

Continuing       Tuesday, Nov 8          12:00pm - 3:00pm       NWA Ed. Coop., Farmington

Introductory     Tuesday, Nov 15        10:00am - 3:00pm       EAST Initiative, Little Rock

 

Direct questions to Rinda Hall at 501-371-5016 or rinda@eaststaff.org.

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

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