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.
In addition, the Clinton Presidential Library offers workshops on demand for groups of 20 or more teachers. All on demand teacher workshop are free and include a tour of the museum exhibits. To request a workshop, please email Education Specialist Kathleen Pate kathleen.pate@nara.gov or call at 501-244-2704.

 

Workshops Available Upon Request

“What is a Presidential Library?”
Participants will learn about the resources available through the National Archives and the Presidential Libraries including programming available for students at the Clinton Presidential Library.
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

 

Special Topic Workshops

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.
Fall 2018, Date TBA • 4:30 pm – 6 pm

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

The Clinton Presidential Library will host the Arkansas Education Association’s annual Rozzell Lecture. Following the workshop, educators are invited to tour our temporary exhibits, White House Collection of American Crafts and White House, Green Building.
November 2018, Date TBA • 5 pm – 8 pm

Arkansas Art Educators Workshop and Reception

Join us for our fifth annual reception for the Arkansas Arts Educators conference.
Art educators are invited to a reception and presentation on the White House Collection of American Crafts, followed by a guided after-hours tour of the White House Collection of American Crafts and White House exhibit.
November 2018, Date TBA  • 5 pm – 8 pm

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. Past topics have included the Quapaw Indians and the Louisiana Purchase.
February 2018, Date TBA • 8:30 am – 4 pm