Registration Open for ESL Symposium That Focuses on Connecting With Parents
Connecting with parents of children designated as culturally and linguistically diverse with the goal of promoting positive outcomes is the theme of this year's University of Arkansas ESL Symposium.
The symposium sponsored by the College of Education and Health Professions takes place from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1325 N. Palak Drive in Fayetteville. More information and a registration link are available online. The online registration deadline is Feb. 12.
Jane Adams, the executive director of Keys for Networking Inc., in Topeka, Kansas, will be the featured speaker. The nonprofit organization provides peer-to-peer information, support and education to families raising children with behavioral, educational, emotional, mental, physical and substance abuse problems.
This is the 10th year for the symposium, which offers 6 hours of professional development approved by the Arkansas Department of Education.
Heidi S. Wells, director of communications
College of Education and Health Professions
An internal search committee has been formed to help select a replacement for Don Judges, vice provost for distance education.
Crop science majors Neal Benson, Bairek Bush, Charlie Farr and Matthew Woolard have earned scholarships from the Arkansas Agricultural Consultants Association.
The U.S. Air Force ROTC held a commissioning ceremony for its newest lieutenants: Evan Johnson, Logan Romero, Brisa Bartczak, and Jonathan Waller.
Elementary Arabic 1 (ARAB1003) will be offered during the first summer session, Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
For participation, participants will receive free baby food (broccoli or carrots) for the Intervention week. Additionally, participants will receive $100 at the end of the study.