Educators are invited to participate in free professional development opportunities, sponsored by the Clinton Foundation, to earn credit/hours that apply toward annual professional development goals. To make a reservation for a workshop, fill out the online form or call 501.748.0430.Educators' Reception
August 8, 2016 • 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
At the Clinton Center, we appreciate everything educators do for the students in Arkansas! Join us Tuesday, August 8, at 4:30, to celebrate the upcoming school year and get a sneak peek of the educational programs we’ll have to offer as an extension of your classroom. The reception will also include after hours tours; food and refreshments provided by Forty Two, the Center’s award-winning on-site restaurant; and door prizes.
Presented in partnership with Economics Arkansas.
September 2017 • 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
The Stock Market Game™ is a national program of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) that allows students and teachers the opportunity to invest a virtual $100,000 in stocks, bonds, and mutual funds throughout an engaging 10-week simulation each semester. Economics Arkansas has been the facilitator of this program in Arkansas since 1999. Join us at the Clinton Center for a chance to learn more about The Stock Market Game™ and how you can bring this resource to your classroom.
Anne Frank Educator Workshop Series
Presented in partnership with the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect.
October 18, 2017 • 4:30 p.m.- 6 p.m.
In honor of our newest permanent exhibit, The Anne Frank Tree, we will host an annual professional development workshop that emphasizes the complex history of human rights in Arkansas. The workshop will be led by senior staff from the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect. Educators will receive a total of two professional development hours.
Arkansas Curriculum Conference and Arkansas Education Association Workshop and Reception
Presented in partnership with the Arkansas Education Association.
November 2, 2017 • 6 p.m – 8 p.m.
The Clinton Foundation will host the Arkansas Education Association’s annual Rozzell Lecture featuring Jahana Hayes, the 2016 National Teacher of the Year, on the opening night of the annual educator conference. Following the workshop, educators are invited to tour our temporary exhibits, Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu and Art of Africa.
Arkansas Art Educators Workshop and Reception
November 8, 2017 • 5 p.m – 9 p.m.
Join us for our fourth annual reception for the Arkansas Arts Educators conference. Former Chief of Protocol of the United States, Capricia Penavic Marshall, has been invited to make a presentation on diplomacy and presidential gifts. Art educators are encouraged to attend this program and reception, which will be followed by a guided after-hours tour of the Clinton Center and our temporary exhibits, Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu and Art of Africa.
February 11 & 12, 2018
The annual Fusion: Arts and Humanities Arkansas educator institute enriches the teaching of our heritage, culture, and human achievement by weaving the arts and humanities together to provide a unique interactive experience. This year, Fusion will focus on the Louisiana Purchase. Educators will have the opportunity to engage with content-area experts, view a custom exhibition and observe performances that will bring a new perspective of the history of the Louisiana Purchase to the classroom.