ADE Director's Communication Memo Form


Memo Number : SI-00-065

Date Created : 01/25/2000

Attention:

Superintendents
Co-op Directors
High School Principals

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Optional
   
Section:   School Improvement and Professional Development - Ms. Janinne Riggs
Subject:
Advanced Placement World History

Regulatory Authority:
N/A

Contact Person:
Barbara Patty

Phone Number:
501-682-5303

E-mail:
bpatty@arkedu.k12.ar.us

The College Board, in association with the World History Association, has announced its full slate of summer institutes for training teachers so that school districts may offer Advanced Placement World History to students. The nearest institute is located in Dallas, and details are below.

Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas Metroplex
North Texas State University
June 12-17 (If a grant proposal is approved, the institute will be held June 12-28.)

For an application and more information about the Texas institute, contact Richard Golden, Chair, Department of History, Box 310650, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76203-0650, 940-565-2288 (telephone), 940-369-8838 (fax), or rmg@unt.edu (e-mail). You may also visit the College Board site at http://www.collegeboard.org/ap/worldhistory/index.html.

The Arkansas Department of Education provides limited assistance for teacher training. Participants may be reimbursed up to $450 toward the cost of room and board and the institute fee. Travel is not reimbursable. For the appropriate reimbursement forms, please contact Ann Biggers, Program Manager for Gifted and Talented Education at the Department at abiggers@arkedu.k12.ar.us or 501-682-4224.

Other questions about the summer institutes may be directed to Barbara Patty, Social Studies Specialist, at bpatty@arkedu.k12.ar.us or 501-682-5303.

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