ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : COM-09-055

Date Created : 09/16/2008


Co-op Directors
Elementary Principals
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Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
Section:   Central Administration - Dr. Diana Julian, Deputy Commissioner
Arkansas Curriculum Conference

Regulatory Authority:

Contact Person:
Judy Trowell

Phone Number:


The Arkansas Curriculum Conference (ACC) will be held November 13-14, 2008, at the Little Rock Statehouse Convention Center and Peabody Hotel. The ACC Conference is a curriculum conference for elementary, secondary, and university teachers. The 2008 theme for the conference is “Professional Development Worth Sharing.” Sessions and workshops will provide content and instructional strategies in mathematics, science, social studies, and language arts content areas.

The conference is sponsored by the following professional organizations: Arkansas Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ACTM), Arkansas Science Teachers Association (ASTA), Arkansas Council for the Social Studies (ACSS), and Arkansas Council of Teachers of Language Arts (ACTELA). In addition to sessions and short courses, each professional organization will sponsor a luncheon featuring a nationally recognized speaker in the respective discipline. All ACC sessions have been approved by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) for professional development credit.

Cost for conference registration is $75 for two days or $55 for one day. Conference sessions will be from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 13, 2008, and from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, November 14, 2008. Detailed information about the conference program can be found on the following website:

The registration form for the ACC Conference is attached. Hotel reservations at the conference rate can be made for the Peabody Hotel at Enter Group Reservation Code # 757197.


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