Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Master Scheduling Series: Putting Students First

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The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education is excited to announce a three-part support series on Master Scheduling. The series will support districts as they develop a data informed master schedule based on school and district priorities. View this video to learn more.


Session 1:  Creating Your Data Picture


Participants will create a data picture from their data, identify trends, and set priorities and goals. If bringing a team, all members must register individually.


Register for a date and Education Service Cooperative location below:


October 28, DeQueen Mena -  #489600

November 7, OUR - #489602

November 8, North Central - #489680

November 9, Wilbur Mills -  #489664

November 10, Dawson - #489623

November 14, Northwest - #489643

November 15, Southwest - #490541

November 16, Guy Fenter -  #489622

November 16, Arkansas River and Southeast- #489620

November 17, South Central - #489639

November 30, Northeast - #490664

December 5, Crowley's Ridge #490662

December 7, Great River - #490661

December 8, Arch Ford - #490607



Session 2: Developing Your Why with Mike Mattos


Session 2A, November 29, 2022: Foundations of Scheduling and Building Structures for Systematic Interventions for Secondary Schools with Mike Mattos (Hybrid)                                                        

Session 2B, January 12, 2023: Foundations ofScheduling and Building Structures for Systematic Interventions for ElementarySchools with Mike Mattos (Hybrid)


  Session 2 is offered as a hybrid session for those needing a virtual option.  The onsite location is at Southern Arkansas University (SAU), Magnolia. 


Session 3: Building Your Master Schedule


Participants will work with Arkansas practitioners to collaboratively build their 2023-2024 master schedules based on priorities identified during Sessions 1 and 2. DESE Divisions will provide statewide office hours to provide technical assistance following Session 3. Time and location to be announced.


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