ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : RT-10-012

Date Created : 02/22/2010


Co-op Directors
other: All Principals
Career Counselors
Technology Coordinators
Curriculum Administrators
Senior Teachers

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
Section:   Research and Technology - Mr. James Boardman, Assistant Commissioner
EAST Logistics, Management, and Administrative (ELMA) Workshop for EAST Programs

Regulatory Authority:

Contact Person:
Melissa Gallegos

Phone Number:


The EAST Logistics, Management, and Administrative (ELMA) workshop is designed to help strengthen the EAST programs by presenting specific topics pertaining to existing and planned aspects of local programs. It will also prepare administrators at all levels to understand how to support EAST.

Agenda items include:
• EAST Vision and Mission
• Relationships with state and national organizations
• Supporting research
• EAST support
• Student selection, placement, and overall scheduling
• Summer and after-hours possibilities
• Student & Facilitator Professional Development
• Logistical issues related to travel, conference participation, and upgrades
• Best practices for the EAST environment
• Cross-curricular pathways using the EAST technology to achieve meaningful community service

Workshop attendance is required by new EAST programs, Arkansas upgrade recipients, and new building administration or career counseling staff. At no time are facilitators and/or students eligible to fulfill a school’s obligation to attend ELMA.

There is no cost to attend this workshop. Morning refreshments will be provided. Lunch is on your own. Six hours of technology professional development will be given to participants. Workshop hours are 9:00 to 4:00. Registration is Required. Ask your EAST facilitator about registration.

March 10, 2010: EAST Training Center, Little Rock
March 17, 2010: Fouke School District, Fouke
March 31, 2010: Mountain View High School, Mountain View
April 7, 2010: EAST Training Center, Fayetteville
April 21, 2010: McGehee-Conner Jr. High School, McGehee
April 21, 2010: Waldron High School, Waldron
April 28, 2010: DeQueen High School, DeQueen
May 5, 2010: EAST Training Center, Little Rock
May 12, 2010: Green Co. Technical High School, Paragould

Direct questions to Melissa Gallegos at 501.371.5016 or


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