ASBA's Kathy Ivy volunteers with the ViPS Reading Day program and read today for students at Romine ESC. What is ViPS Reading Day? It is a one-day event hosted by Volunteers in Public Schools with a two-fold objective: 1. To encourage READING for all ages. 2. To raise awareness of volunteer opportunities within the Little Rock School District.
Staff Attorney Kristen Garner conducting an on-site Administrative Directives training at Osceola.
Happy Halloween from ASBA!
Thank you, Ashdown School District, for rolling out the red carpet for Region 12. It was an outstanding conclusion to a successful season of training and networking. Registration is open for ASBA's Annual Conference on December 7-9. https://www.arsba.org/article/870217.
Great Region 8 meeting. Thank you, Jacksonville North Pulaski School District for hosting.
Thank you, Jasper School District, for hosting Region 2 meetings!
Region 7 meeting at Marked Tree. Thank you Marked Tree School District for hosting!
Thank you, Dover School District, for hosting ASBA's Region 5 meeting!
Thank you, McGehee School District, for hosting ASBA's Region 14 meeting!
Farmington School District hosted ASBA's Region 1 meeting last night--Thank you, Farmington! It was meeting #7, which means we have finished half of our 14 regional meetings in 2022.
Thank you, Hot Springs School District, for hosting the Region 10 meeting. Attendees shared their thoughts on the 2023 legislative session and networked with their peers.
Region 6 met at Rose Bud School District on October 6. Thank you Rose Bud! More regional meetings are happening this month. Visit our website for details and registration. https://www.arsba.org/article/821596.
Van Buren School District welcomed superintendents & school board members at the Region 4 meeting. Thank you for hosting us!
Thank you to Hoxie School District for hosting the Region 3 meeting so that ASBA could provide this opportunity for school board members and superintendents in your area to collaborate and network.
DESE has announced the 2023 Arkansas AWARE Advancement School Mini-Grant Project Request for Applications. All Arkansas public school districts are eligible to apply for grant funding up to $10,000 to provide direct mental health services, mental health awareness, trauma-informed practices, and behavior support services. Check out ADE Commissioner's Memo LS-23-021 for requirements and application. https://adecm.ade.arkansas.gov/ViewApprovedMemo.aspx?Id=5294
The Fall Leadership Institutes of 2022 finished with another successful training! Regional meetings begin October 3. Use this link for details and registration: https://www.arsba.org/article/821596.
Another great Fall Leadership conference in Northwest Arkansas. Our members have one more opportunity to attend in person in Hot Springs or virtually. Use this link for details and registration: https://ams.embr.mobi/.../Reg.../Wizard/EventDetails.aspx...
ASBA's Student Speaker Contest is for 2022-2023 Arkansas juniors and seniors. Use this link for rules and guidelines, https://5il.co/1i8jl..
ASBA staff, board of directors, and school board members participating in the 2022 Southern Region Leadership Conference in New Orleans. Beebe Superintendent, Dr. Chris Nail, presented during the final session.
The New Board Member Institute and June 30 are coming soon. Use the registration link below to register. The DoubleTree has a limited number of rooms available on June 29. If you are unable to make a reservation there, please check with one of the nearby hotels on the list below. Conference Registration https://bit.ly/3vOTS3F; Staybridge Suites, Hot Springs https://bit.ly/3zHEed5; Hampton Inn and Suites, Hot Springs https://bit.ly/3NDP08i; LaQuinta Inn and Suites, Hot Springs https://bit.ly/3H6LL6L; Home2 Suites, Hot Springs https://bit.ly/3zsUWg8; Holiday Inn Express, Hot Springs https://bit.ly/3xehkqB; TownePlace Suites https://bit.ly/3zroFWO