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ASTA Comments to State Deptartment of Education Re: Student Assignment Load
posted by: Alana | March 08, 2016, 06:26 pm   

February 3, 2016

RE: ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

RULES GOVERNING STANDARDS FOR ACCREDITATION OF ARKANSAS

PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS: 10.02 CLASS SIZE AND TEACHING LOAD


 
2016 National Member Survey Released
posted by: Alana | March 03, 2016, 06:09 pm   

 

Today, ASTA’s national partner, the Association of American Educators released its 2016 National Membership Survey on the nation’s most pressing education issues. We're proud to showcase Arkansas member views alongside those of teachers across the nation, and to share our findings with policymakers and stakeholders on all levels.

 

 
New Partnership Announced between the Arkansas State Teachers Association and the Lewis Automotive Group
posted by: Alana | March 01, 2016, 02:54 pm   


Little Rock, AR – The Arkansas State Teachers Association (ASTA) and Lewis Automotive Group are proud to announce a new partnership to support Northwest Arkansas’s talented educators. ASTA, the state’s premier professional association for educators, currently spearheads a state-wide Teacher Scholarship and Classroom Grant Program designed to provide worthy teachers with $500 awards to advance their professionalism. This new partnership with Lewis Automotive Group will invest an additional $5,500 into the program for educators in Benton, Madison, and Washington counties.

 
ASTA's comments on COM-16-047 - National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
posted by: Alana | February 04, 2016, 03:04 pm   

February 2, 2016

 

Dear State Board Members,

 

The Arkansas State Teachers Association (ASTA) is Arkansas’s non-union professional association for school employees offering educators liability insurance, legal services, professional development, advocacy and more. We are the fastest-growing education organization in the state serving thousands of public school employees.

 

 
New Report May Have the Answer to Attracting Excellent Teachers
posted by: Alana | November 04, 2015, 06:47 pm   

 

Smart, Skilled, and Striving” – a new report from the Center for American Progress (CAP) – was just released this week as a means to answer the question, “How do we attract more teachers to the teaching profession?” They claim the solution is to raise the bar.

 

 
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