Professional Development


Educator Workshops

Educators are invited to participate in free professional development opportunities, sponsored by the Clinton Foundation, to earn credit/hours that apply toward annual professional development goals. To make a reservation for a workshop, fill out the online form at www.clintonfoundation.org/cpceducation or call 501.748.0430.

 

Workshops Available Upon Request

“What is a Presidential Library?”
Participants will learn about the resources available through the Presidential Libraries including programming available for students at the Clinton Presidential Library. Tour of the museum exhibits is included in the workshop.
Credit: 3 hours professional development credit

President Clinton and Arkansas
President Clinton’s Arkansas childhood is explored through a primary source analysis activity. Artifacts and photographs are compared to excerpts from his autobiography, “My Life.”
Credit: 2 hours Arkansas History professional development credit
To request a workshop, please email Education Specialist Kathleen Pate kathleen.pate@nara.gov or call at 501-244-2704.

 

Special Topic Workshops

The Stock Market Game TM
Presented in partnership with Economics Arkansas.

The Stock Market Game™ is a national program of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) that allows students and teachers the opportunity to invest a virtual $100,000 in stocks, bonds, and mutual funds throughout an engaging 10-week simulation each semester. Economics Arkansas has been the facilitator of this program in Arkansas since 1999. Join us at the Clinton Center for a chance to learn more about The Stock Market Game™ and how you can bring this resource to your classroom.
September 2017 • 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Anne Frank Educator Workshop Series
Presented in partnership with the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect.

In honor of our newest permanent exhibit, The Anne Frank Tree installation, we will host an annual professional development workshop that emphasizes the complex history of human rights in Arkansas. The workshop will be led by senior staff from the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect. Educators will receive a total of two professional development hours.
October 18, 2017 • 4:30 pm – 6 pm

Arkansas Curriculum Conference/Arkansas Education Association Workshop and Reception
Presented in partnership with the Arkansas Education Association.

The Clinton Foundation will host the Arkansas Education Association’s annual Rozzell Lecture featuring Jahana Hayes, the 2016 National Teacher of the Year, on the opening night of the annual educator conference. Following the workshop, educators are invited to tour our temporary exhibits, Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu and Art of Africa.

Arkansas Art Educators Workshop and Reception

Join us for our fourth annual reception for the Arkansas Arts Educators conference.
Art educators are invited to a reception and presentation on diplomacy and presidential gifts by former US Chief of Protocol, Capricia Penavic Marshall, followed by a guided after-hours tour of the Clinton Center and our temporary exhibits, Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu and Art of Africa.
November 8, 2017 • 5 p.m – 9 p.m.


Fusion: Arts and Humanities Arkansas
The annual Fusion: Arts and Humanities Arkansas educator institute enriches the teaching of our heritage, culture, and human achievement by weaving the arts and humanities together to provide a unique interactive experience. This year, Fusion will focus on the Louisiana Purchase. Educators will have the opportunity to engage with content-area experts, view a custom exhibition and observe performances that will bring a new perspective of the history of the Louisiana Purchase to the classroom.
February 11 & 12, 2018