ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : COM-08-062

Date Created : 12/13/2007


Co-op Directors
Elementary Principals
Middle School Principals
other: K-6 Social Studies teachers

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Optional
Section:   Central Administration - Dr. Diana Julian, Deputy Commissioner
Arkansas History K-6 Lesson Plan Project

Regulatory Authority:

Contact Person:
Tom Dillard

Phone Number:


The Arkansas History Coalition and the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) are pleased to announce a joint partnership for the creation of original K-6 Arkansas History lessons. The partnership is providing Arkansas teachers in grades K-6 the opportunity to create original, quality lesson plans aligned to the Arkansas Social Studies Framework Revised 2006, which will be shared statewide. The attachments contain all of the details and requirements.

Authors of accepted lessons will receive recognition and monetary honoria. Accepted lessons will become the property of the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), and the ADE will retain all rights to publish and distribute the lessons.

Original lesson plans must be completed using the template provided in the attachment, and submitted ELECTRONICALLY to Tom Dillard at by FEBUARY 1, 2008.

Affidavits must be POSTMARKED by FEBUARY 1, 2008, and MAILED to the following person:
Tom Dillard
P.O. Box 356
Farmington, AR 72730

For additional questions, please contact Tom Dillard, Head of Special Collections, at 479-267-4901 or; Sheree K. Baird, ADE Social Studies Specialist, at 501-683-0902 or; Maggie Herrick, ADE Social Studies Specialist, at 501-683-0894 or; or Vickie Yates, ADE Social Studies Specialist, at 501-683-0906 or


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