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Two Opportunities at the WWII Museum

1. Apply for the 2018-19 National World War II Museum Summer Teacher Institute
The Summer Teacher Institute is open to any middle or high school teacher

Part-Time Soybean Science Challenge Coordinator Position


Education Requirements:  Minimum, B.A. in Education, Science or related agriculture field; MA preferred with communications/agriculture/education/teaching experience at the high school level

Skills PreferredWord, Excel, PowerPoint, Constant Contact, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter   

Principal Investigator/Contact Person:  Dr. Julie Robinson – jrobinson@uaex.edu.  (Resume and/or questions should be

Population Connection Training

Population Connection will be sponsoring a Facilitator-training Institute this summer in Arkansas. The event will take place at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute in Morrilton, AR, July 14-16, 2017. I would like to encourage you to apply to attend. This will be an excellent opportunity for science educators to become acquainted with innovative, interdisciplinary curricula

Legislative Update

Pardon the all caps – the following is a cut-and-paste from the Arkansas General Assembly site.
Here are a few bills that are before the Education committee this week in Arkansas. This is not all inclusive, just some that I thought would be of interest to folks in our organization. For a comprehensive listing of bills,

Legislative update

The House Education Committee met yesterday, but no bills were deliberated during the meeting.

The Senate Education Committee meets this morning at 10:00.  Click (here) to find this agenda and agendas for other legislative committees meeting today.

Bills up for consideration today in Senate Ed include:

SB 12 that would exempt public school emergency and security records from disclosure

ATU Girls Stem Conference

ATU Girls STEM Conference Flyer


UA Science Café – Food For Thought
Sponsored in part by the UA Chapter of Sigma Xi research society and the Arkansas Biosciences Institute
Open to the Public. Free Parking. No Registration or Registration Fee.
Food and Drink

Plant Science Professional Development

EPSCoR, is hosting a professional development workshop in Little Rock on July 12 called “Mutant Millets.” It is plant science oriented and PD credit is being provided through the UCA STEM Center. The workshop is all day and lunch will be provided, we are trying to recruit some teachers to attend the workshop.


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