ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LS-08-066

Date Created : 04/01/2008


Co-op Directors
Secondary Principals
Elementary Principals
other: Parent Center & Title I Coordinators; Parent Facilitators

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
Section:   Learning Services - Dr. Alice Barnes Rose, Assistant Commissioner
AR Parent Center Coordinator Conference

Regulatory Authority:

Contact Person:
Dr. Carolene Thornton

Phone Number:


The Arkansas Parent Center Coordinator Conference (APCC) will be held on April 30, 2008, through May 2, 2008, at the Jones Center for Families in Springdale, Arkansas. This is the annual Title I Arkansas Parent Center Coordinators Conference that is being hosted by the Arkansas State Parent Information & Resource Center (PIRC) / Center for Effective Parenting located in Springdale, Arkansas.

Participants will receive “train the trainer” materials and the tools that will support professional development training for educational staff. Workshops will be available on No Child Left Behind, Title I goals, and specific strategies that will assist school districts in improving student’s academic success.

Each attendee will receive a Parent Center Coordinators Handbook. The handbook was a collaborating effort of experienced parent center coordinators and reproduced by the PIRC Center for Effective Parenting.

The attached registration form should be submitted no later than April 25, 2008, to:

Arkansas State PIRC / Center for Effective Parenting
Carolene Thornton, Ed.D
614 East Emma, #113
Springdale, AR 72764

For additional information, please call the Arkansas State PIRC office at (479) 751-6166.


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