LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Department of Education, in partnership with Solution Tree, is pleased to announce a new program to develop and expand the Professional Learning Communities at Work™ process across Arkansas. Eleven schools and one district have been selected to serve as working models for the Professional Learning Communities process, conducting action research and sharing best practices with other schools throughout the state. As part of the program, the awardees will receive up to 50 days of training, coaching and support to build and sustain a strong culture of collaboration that will enhance student learning.
The schools and district were selected through a rigorous application and evaluation process. A panel of educational professionals knowledgeable of the PLC at Work process reviewed 83 applications, and ADE selected the following to receive support from Solution Tree, a national professional development provider that specializes in professional learning communities.
Ballman Elementary School in the Fort Smith School District
Bragg Elementary School in the West Memphis School District
Douglas MacArthur Junior High School in the Jonesboro School District
Eastside Elementary School in the Greenbrier School District
Frank Mitchell Intermediate School in the Vilonia School District
Joe T. Robinson Middle School in the Pulaski County Special School District
Monticello Middle School in the Monticello School District
Morrilton Intermediate School in the South Conway County School District
Premier High School of Little Rock
Prescott School District
Rogers High School in the Rogers School District
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