ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LS-08-039

Date Created : 09/18/2007


Co-op Directors
other: LEA Supervisors
All Principals
Special Ed Teachers
Speech-Language Paths
Para Staff
Related Services

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Optional
Section:   Learning Services - Dr. Diana Julian, Assistant Commissioner
Special Ed Programs: Training Opportunities - PECS

Regulatory Authority:
20 USC § 1400 et seq.

Contact Person:
Ms. Rene Whittenburg

Phone Number:


Easter Seals Outreach, in cooperation with the Arkansas Department of Education, Special Education, is conducting a workshop entitled, “Implementing Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) in the Classroom – Part II.” This presentation is a continuation of Part I. Participants will leave with a basic understanding of how to implement Phases 5 and 6 as well as ways to provide additional strategies that will expand students’ communication skills. Participants are encouraged to bring questions and/or case studies.

**Participants are required to attend the Part I - Workshop before attending this session**

Workshop dates and locations are as follows:

October 30, 2007, Easter Seals Outpatient Building, 3920 Woodland Heights Rd., Little Rock
November 6, 2007, Northwest Educational Services Cooperative, Farmington

All workshops are scheduled from 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Seating is limited. Registration is $75 per person.

For further information, contact Rene Whittenburg at Easter Seals Outreach by telephone 501-227-3770; fax 501-227-3771; toll-free 877-533-3600; or e-mail


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