ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : SI-99-087

Date Created : 02/08/1999


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Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
Section:   School Improvement and Instructional Support - Dr. Kevin Penix
Professional Development Opportunities

Regulatory Authority:

Contact Person:
Barbara Patty

Phone Number:


This memorandum contains information about professional development opportunities available to Arkansas social studies teachers during the summer of 1999. Institutes with contact information are listed below. All institutes accept applications from teachers in grades 5-12.

"The U.S. Constitution and its Meaning for Today"
University of Arkansas at Little Rock (Grades 5-12)
July 18-24, 1999
Deadlines: April 9, 1999
All expenses, housing, food, materials and stipend of $100
Graduate credit available
Contact Dr. C. Fred Williams at 501-569-8782 or
Barbara Patty at 501-682-5303 or

"The Ethnic Quilt of the United States: People, Patterns, and Processes"
Arkansas Geographic Alliance
Summer Commuter Institute (Grades 5-12)
June 21-25 - Jonesboro
July 19-25 - Conway
Deadline: March 15, 1999
Stipends of $75 plus $500 geography materials
Lunch is provided
Contact Dr. Jerry Hanson at 501-569-8730 or

"Arkansas Water: Will the Well Run Dry?"
Arkansas Geographic Alliance
Advanced Summer Commuter Institute (Grades 5-12)
June 28-July 1 - Fayetteville
July 12-15 - Conway
July 26-29 - Jonesboro
Deadline: March 15, 1999
$500 geography materials and lesson strategies
Lunch is provided
Contact Dr. Jerry Hanson at 501-569-8730 or


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