ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : COM-09-148

Date Created : 03/30/2009


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Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Yes
Section:   Central Administration - Dr. Diana Julian, Deputy Commissioner
Special Ed Programs: Staying Alive with Data 2009 Workshops

Regulatory Authority:
20 U.S.C.A. Section 1400, et seq.

Contact Person:
Mr. Bryan Ayres

Phone Number:


The Easter Seals Arkansas Technology and Curriculum Access Center (TCC), in collaboration with the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), will be offering workshops on the topic “Staying Alive with Data.” This workshop will be offered at the following locations on the following dates:

May 12, 2009, Easter Seals of Arkansas, LR (12)
May 19, 2009, Easter Seals of Arkansas, LR (12)
June 4, 2009, Arch Ford Education Service Cooperative, Plumerville (24)
July 2, 2009, Crowley’s Ridge Education Service Cooperative, Harrisburg (25)
July 9, 2009, Wilbur D. Mills Education Service Cooperative, Beebe (18)
July 15, 2009, Easter Seals of Arkansas, LR (12)
July 16, 2009, NW Education Service Cooperative, Farmington (20)
July 22, 2009, South Central Education Service Cooperative, Camden (18)
July 23, 2009, Southwest Arkansas Educational Cooperative, Hope (24)
July 28, 2009, Easter Seals of Arkansas, LR (12)

This workshop is intended for general and special education teachers, as well as building and special education administrators. The workshop is designed to assist staff in effective data collection to improve performance for students. The workshop will include various data collection, data systems, display/analysis and use of data for improving group and individual educational decision making. The format for this workshop is cooperative learning and demonstration. Seating is limited to the number listed by each site due to computer lab capacity for access to a variety of data programs. There is a $100 per person fee with registration handled through the Technology and Curriculum Access Center Easter Seals Arkansas.

The workshop is (six) 6 hours long, from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Certificates will be given at the end of the session.

For further information, contact Bryan Ayres, Director, TCC at Easter Seals Arkansas by phone 501-227-3612, Toll free: 877-533-3600 fax: 501-227-3601, or e-mail, Registration forms are available on-line at or in the attachment.


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