Educator Workshops

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 6, 2019 • 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 6, 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 42 bar and table, the Center’s award-winning on-site restaurant; and door prizes.

Arkansas Education Association Rozzell Lecture
October 31, 2019 • Time TBA
Great Hall
The Clinton Foundation will partner with the Arkansas Education Association for the annual Rozzell Lecture, featuring a prominent leader in the field of education on the opening night of the annual AEA Professional Development Conference. Additionally, the Clinton Foundation staff will highlight its upcoming educational programs, and educators are invited to tour our permanent exhibits for the duration of the conference.

To make a reservation for a workshop, fill out the online form or call 501.748.0430.

Dr. Mamie Parker Educator Workshop
October 2, 2019
Great Hall
We invite educators to hear from Arkansas’s own Dr. Mamie Parker. A native of Wilmot, Arkansas, Dr. Parker is a former senior executive with the U.S. Fisheries and Wildlife Service who created the first Arkansas Ecological Services Field Office in Conway.
Dr. Parker is on a mission to strengthen students’ connection to wildlife, the environment, oceans, and watersheds. Her workshop will provide present-day educational strategies to demonstrate the impact of climate change on students’ daily lives. Come hear how you can not only expand your classroom curriculum, but how to inspire civic engagement and innovative pathways to a career in conservation. 

To make a reservation for a workshop, fill out the online form or call 501.748.0430.

Clinton Center Future Leaders Series
Workshop: November 1, 2019 • 6-9 p.m. & November 2-3, 2019 • 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Planning Session: January 18, 2020
Student Forum: April 1, 2020 • 9:30 a.m.-noon
Great Hall
The Clinton Center Future Leaders Series will bring together a combined group of 30 high school students and educators who seek to make an impact on their communities. The educators, while learning alongside students, will receive 12 credit hours of professional development. Space is very limited, and applications are now open for students and educators. Click here to apply for the Future Leaders Series.
The first session of the Future Leaders Series is an intensive two-day workshop in November, facilitated by Just Communities of Arkansas (JCA), that offers the opportunity to build meaningful relationships across identity lines, explore difficult issues that affect the lives of teens and educators in Arkansas, and learn new skills for navigating conflict. The students and educators will meet again January 18, 2020, to frame the topic for the second annual Student Forum on April 1, 2020. The deadline to apply for this opportunity is September 18, and selected participants will be notified by September 30.   

About Just Communities of Arkansas: Just Communities of Arkansas (JCA) aims to transform Arkansas into the nation’s most inclusive, equitable and upwardly mobile place for all who live, work or play here. With roots dating back over half a century, JCA builds capacity for systematic change so all people in Arkansas are treated like human beings and have the opportunity to reach their full potential. 

To make a reservation for a workshop, fill out the online form or call 501.748.0430.

Fusion: Arts + Humanities Arkansas
The Mighty Mississippi: The HeART and Soul of the Southern Delta
Educator Institute: March 15-16, 2020 • Time TBA
Great Hall
The 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, the topic is The Mighty Mississippi: The HeART and Soul of the Southern Delta. Educators will have the opportunity to engage with content-area experts, such as Dr. William (Bill) Ferris, who is a nationally acclaimed scholar, writer, and film producer specializing in Delta and Southern culture and a recent Grammy award winner; view a custom exhibition; and observe performances that will bring a new perspective of the history of the Mississippi River to the classroom. Space is limited, and applications are now open at www.clintonpresidentialcenter.org/fusion

 

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The Clinton Center

The Clinton Presidential Center offers a unique perspective of the work – past, present, and future – of the 42nd President of the United States William Jefferson Clinton. It also provides year-round educational and cultural opportunities to visitors of all ages that reflect President Clinton’s lifetime commitment to advancing opportunity for everybody, instilling responsibility throughout our society, and cultivating a sense of community within our great nation. The Clinton Center is home to the Clinton Presidential Library and Museum, the Little Rock offices of the Clinton Foundation, the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, and is a managing partner of the Presidential Leadership Scholars program.

Our renowned on-site restaurant, 42 bar and table, offers a variety of dining selections for Clinton Center visitors and locals alike. Featuring unparalleled views of the lighted pedestrian bridge and a menu with a delicious blend of local favorites and internationally-inspired cuisine, 42 bar and table ensures a presidential experience for every guest. Admission fees are NOT required to dine at 42 bar and table; however, regular admission fees apply to tour the museum. Visit Website

The Clinton Museum Store, conveniently located in the lobby of the museum, offers a diverse selection of unique memorabilia and gifts, including books, accessories, collectibles, and more. The Museum Store also features items related to the current temporary exhibit. Admission fees are NOT required to shop at the Museum Store; however, regular admission fees apply to tour the museum. Visit Website