What APSRC Services Can We Offer You?
The Arkansas Public School Resource Center
APSRC is a service-oriented, nonprofit membership organization that offers support, technical assistance and training to charter schools and rural school districts across the state. APSRC’s full-time and highly trained staff provide assistance in five main areas:
- Legal services
- Financial analysis and management
- Teaching and Learning
Membership in APSRC is open to charter schools, rural school districts, educational cooperatives and educationally related entities and businesses. To apply for membership, please call 501.492.4300. We also can help with any questions or requests for assistance in the membership application process.
In the February edition of This Month with Scott … APSRC Executive Director Scott Smith interviews Senator Jim Hendren, who not only sits on the Senate Education Committee but also serves as the Arkansas Senate President pro tempore for the 92nd General Assembly. During the interview, Scott and Senator Hendren discuss several education-related bills currently wending their way through the legislative session.
Join Alex Pritchett, an assessment specialist with the Arkansas Department of Education, for a training designed for teachers and administrators in grades 4th-11th. In this session, participants will gain a deeper understanding of how to analyze a student’s ACT score report and use this information to guide instructional practices and college & career planning. Read More
Are you curious what to do now that you have received your High Reliability School books? Come learn about it from Dr. Mike Ruyle, an author and consultant with Marzano Research. High-Reliability Organizations (HROs) continually pursue error-free performance and take proactive steps to prevent failure. In the era of accountability, schools are expected to be HROs. The Marzano High-Reliability Schools framework provides a clear blueprint for this purpose. This workshop will introduce school leaders to five levels of high-reliability schooling and the use of leading and lagging indicators as tools for strategic planning and monitoring school progress. Read More
Before, During, and After the Task – You have a task, but now what? By using the before, during, and after approach, teachers will have a structure for implementing tasks. Teachers will find connections among formative assessment, Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices, and Standards for Mathematical Practices. Resources for finding tasks will be shared. This session is designed for middle-school math teachers. Read More
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