Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education EAST Administrator & Stakeholder Training Workshops for EAST Programs

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Superintendents; Assistant Superintendent; Principals

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EAST Administrator & Stakeholder Training is designed for administrators of the local EAST program. This interactive virtual training covers the unique traits of the EAST environment, events, training, budget, policies, procedures, and other helpful information to better support the local EAST program. Workshop attendance is required by administrative representatives of new EAST programs, Arkansas EAST Upgrade recipients, new building administrators, and administrators who have not attended in the past three years but who actively oversee an EAST program.


Any administrator or stakeholder responsible for the local EAST program (i.e. budgeting, scheduling, daily program operations, student and facilitator training, facilitator observations, etc.) should attend this training.


Agenda items:

*EAST Pedagogy & Student Growth

Project vs Activity


How to Support EAST in Your School




*Tech Help

*Scheduling EAST Students

*Denotes On-Demand session


Materials provided for:

Foundations & History


Growth Process

Statement of Assurances

Best Practices

Administrative Oversight

Stakeholder Oversight: Program Integration

Stakeholder Oversight: Technology

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At no time are facilitators and/or students eligible to fulfill a school’s obligation to attend EAST Administrator Training & Stakeholder Training.


There is no cost to attend this workshop. Three hours of technology professional development will be given to participants. This training will be conducted virtually with a mixture of live and on-demand sessions. The dates and times for Live sessions are listed below. Registration is REQUIRED. You may self-register at  or email registration requests to Subject line: EAST Administrator & Stakeholder Training Registration. Email body: name, position, school name, date of training, and training location. A confirmation email with workshop materials and platform access instructions will be sent to the email account provided. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please call (501) 371-5016.


2020-2021 Training Dates and Times:

Live Session - Tuesday, September 22   9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Live Session - Tuesday, October 20        9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Live Session - Tuesday, October 27        1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Live Session - Tuesday, November 3      9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Live Session - Tuesday, November 10    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Direct questions to Rinda Hall at 501-371-5016 or


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