Link to 2017 Conference Handouts

Congratulations to students who received the Arkansas Seal of Biliteracy!!  See press release below!

AR Seal of Biliteracy

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November 12, 2018

 Embassy Suites and JQH CC, Rogers, Arkansas
Keynote Speaker, Roger Rosenthal
Executive Director of the Migrant Legal Action Program
Washington, D.C.



Attorney Roger C. Rosenthal is the Executive Director of the Migrant Legal Action Program (MLAP), a national non-profit support and advocacy center located in Washington, D.C. Mr. Rosenthal is widely recognized as one of the foremost national experts on the rights of English Language Learners, immigrant students, and migrant farmworker students in the public schools.  He undertakes advocacy on Capitol Hill and before federal administrative agencies on behalf of these student populations and their families. He has served a two year term as Co-Chair of the National Hispanic Education Coalition.  He is also a frequent and popular trainer on these topics at national, regional, state, and local events. Mr. Rosenthal will address topics regarding legal guidelines and requirements regarding the enrollment of ELLs and immigrant students in U.S. public schools as well as some of the key policies that impact English learners.

Dawn Shinn, ARKTESOL President 2018
Julia Crane, ARKTESOL 1st Vice President 2018
Watch the ARKTESOL website for Call for Proposals and Registration information early spring 2018. 
These should be up before Spring Break. 


Congratulations to our 

2017 ARKTESOL Scholars!  

 Gifty Arana, Fayetteville High School

 Julio Nolasco, Rogers High School

 Guadalupe Romero, Rogers High School

 Manna Sakon, Fayetteville High School

 David Torres, Rogers High School

 Since initiating the scholarship in 2013,  we have proudly supported Arkansas  students and now have our 24th  recipient.

 Scholars receive a renewable $1000  scholarship for a potential $4000.  See  our Awards page for more information  and an application.

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