A student leader from each secondary school is invited to attend one of five mini-summits hosted by the Commissioner of Education, Dr. Ken James, and the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) to introduce the campaign for high school redesign -- Next Step for Arkansas' Future -- around the state. The mini-summits will thoroughly explain the campaign and the research behind it.
Each of the mini-summits will be held from 10 a.m. until noon and will be followed by round-table discussions from noon to 1 p.m. Lunch will be served during the round-table discussions.
Both entry to the mini-summits and the lunches are free. Reservations are required, however, and may be made by e-mailing Julie Johnson Thompson, Director of Communications, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate the name of each person for whom a reservation is being made.
The schedule for the Next Step for Arkansas' Future mini-summits is as follows:
Wednesday, Nov. 29 - Hot Springs
239 Central Avenue
Friday, Dec. 1 - El Dorado
Best Western Kings Inn Conference Center
1920 Junction City Road
Monday, Dec. 4 - Springdale
The Jones Center for Families
922 East Emma
Tuesday, Dec. 5 - Fort Smith
Holiday Inn City Center
700 Rogers Avenue
Tuesday, Dec. 12 - Jonesboro
Convocation Center at ASU
217 Olympic Drive