Outreach is pleased to offer a new workshop for educators, An Arkansas Studies Bouquet: Mix of Free Resources and History Topics. This free workshop, scheduled for July 31st, provides educators a variety of resources to help facilitate the teaching of Arkansas studies frameworks; including lesson plans, presentations and training on the comprehensive website, Arkansas History Hub. More information can be found on the Educator Development Page.
The last day to save money with the Early Bird Rate is Friday, February 10th. Save up to $50 on Community Education classes by registering early. Courses like Beginning Web Development, Photography and Sew-Unique Sewing are offering great discounts, but only for those who register early. Hurry- don’t miss out on your opportunity to save! Register now to lock in your special rate and choose to pay now or pay later. Early Bird Rate ends February 10th, 2012.
Registration is underway! Your favorite courses are back and new courses have arrived.
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The new Spring 2012 Outreach Catalog is available online!! Some will receive a printed catalog in the mail soon however, if you do not receive one, you can always request a printed catalog and we will be happy to mail it to you. You will find information about some exciting new courses such as Dance Fit Line Dancing and Sign Language for Babies. Also, cake decorating is back for all of you who love to make cakes!! Of course, old favorites such as Photography and Burn & Chisel are all available as well as great freebie courses such as How to Start a Small Business, Employment Outlook and the Arkansas Boaters Education course.
For those who are still struggling with what to give your loved ones this Christmas, make sure to purchase a Community Education gift certificate! It is a unique gift that they will never forget!
Come join the discussion about sustainability, in theory and practice, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on Thursday, December 1, 2011 at UCA in the College of Business Building Room 105! Information and knowledge about sustainability in these times of our country have never been more important. This event is FREE and open to the public! Find out more information and register!
Dr. Brian Campbell, Assistant Professor for the Department of Sociology at UCA, will lecture and lead the audience in a discussion of this important topic. His current focus and research interests includes agricultural biodiversity conservation, sustainability, and visual anthropology in the Ozark Highlands. He is heavily involved in helping Arkansans find more ways to practice sustainability as evidenced by his Seed Swap Documentary production.
Discover something new at the 2011 History Symposium: Popular Culture in History. Keynote speaker and television talent, Dr. Randy Roberts, will enlighten educators with his presentation entitled, “Popular Culture Goes to War: America in the 1940s”.
Additional speakers will shed light on the dark side of the 1950s; examine the popular culture in Victorian Britain; expose the true identity of Superman as a metaphor for Twentieth-Century America and discuss graffiti in the Ancient World. Six (6) professional development credits are available. The event is sponsored by The Point 94.1 FM and UCA History Department. The Symposium will be held from 9:00 am until 2:30 pm at the Brewer Hegeman Conference Center at UCA. All participants will receive complimentary tickets to the UCA football game (Oct. 15) following the Symposium!
For more information and to register: http://uca.edu/historysymposium
Teachers, administrators and anyone else interested in the Little Rock Central High Crisis should register for the FREE upcoming seminar “The Crisis Mr. Faubus Made: The Role of the Arkansas Gazette in the Central High Crisis.”
Featured films include “The Old Gray Lady: Arkansas’s First Newspaper” and “The Crisis Mr. Faubus Made: The Role of the Arkansas Gazette in the Central High Crisis,” produced by UCA. Participants will receive a packet with both films and a teacher’s guide and hear research presented by Dr. Sondra Gordy, Angela Webster and Dr. Nancy Gallavan. The seminar will start at 9:00 am and will be hosted at the Brewer Hegeman Conference Center at UCA. Click for more information or to register. Registration on site will also be available from 8:00 am – 9:00 am.
This year’s Arkansas Curriculum Conference (ACC) will feature over 200 ADE-approved professional development sessions, selected short courses and workshops! Subject areas include Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies. This year’s conference will be November 3-4, 2011 at the Little Rock Statehouse Convention Center. For more information OR to register, visit the ACC web page.
Community Education classes start September 6th! Don’t miss your opportunity to register for Early Bird Rates! Early Bird Deadline is September 2, 2011.