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 9, 2016 • 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. • Clinton Center
At the Clinton Center, we appreciate everything educators do for the students in Arkansas! Join us Tuesday, August 9 at 4:30, to celebrate the upcoming school year and get a sneak peek of the exhibits and 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 7, 2016 • 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. Click here to reserve your seat for this workshop!

The Stock Market Game™ is made possible by the generous support of Garcia Hamilton and Associates.



Anne Frank Educator Workshop Series
Presented in partnership with the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect.
October 6, 2016 • 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 Beth Slepian, Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect Director of Education. Educators will receive a total of two professional development hours.

Reserve your space for the Anne Frank Educator Workshop!
 
Arkansas Curriculum Conference and Arkansas Education Association Workshop and Reception
Presented in partnership with the Arkansas Education Association.
November 3, 2016 • 6 p.m – 8 p.m.
The Clinton Foundation will host the AEA’s annual Rozzell Lecture on the opening night of these annual educator conferences. Following the workshop, educators are invited to tour our temporary exhibit, Ladies and Gentleman … The Beatles!Refreshments will be served.

Arkansas Art Educators Workshop and Reception
November 9, 2016 • 5 p.m – 9 p.m.
Join us for our third annual reception for the Arkansas Art Educators conference. Art educators are invited to a reception and presentation at Forty Two, followed by a guided after-hours tour of the Clinton Center and our temporary exhibit, Ladies and Gentlemen … The Beatles! Refreshments will be served.


Teaching Kids to Code Workshop
Presented in partnership with the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub.
Date to be determined
The Clinton Foundation will offer an educator workshop on computer science curriculum that will provide teacher training to support the new state coding
initiative. This new initiative seeks to better prepare students for jobs of the future by improving their understanding of computer science and coding. Educators with technology experience at all levels are welcome.

February 13, 2017
The Clinton Center will host a new annual educational program, Fusion: Arts and Humanities Arkansas. This workshop will enrich the teaching of our heritage,
culture, and human achievement by weaving the arts and humanities together to provide a unique, exciting, and engaging experience. Our inaugural Fusion
educator workshop will focus on the Quapaw Tribe in Arkansas. Educators will have the opportunity to learn from content area experts, a custom exhibition, and musical performances to bring a new perspective and insight of Native Americans in Arkansas to the classroom. Details about the application process will be announced.

Fusion is made possible by the generous support of the Quapaw Tribe.

 

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The Clinton Center

The Clinton Center is home to the William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum, the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, and the Little Rock offices of the Clinton Foundation. A world-class educational and cultural venue, the Clinton Center hosts a variety of educational programs, special events, exhibitions, and lectures, and presents a unique perspective of the work – past, present, and future – of the 42nd President of the United States, William Jefferson Clinton.

Our renowned on-site restaurant, Forty Two, offers a variety of dining selections for Center visitors and locals alike. Stop by 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Saturday to enjoy a delicious and affordable lunch featuring seasonal and locally grown ingredients. It’s farm-to-table in a modern museum setting. Admission fees are NOT required to dine at Forty Two; 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