Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

What to Expect?

Archived Information from the 2019 Summit:

Who should attend the conference?

The ADE Summit will have a casual atmosphere designed to promote collaboration and discussion. For this reason, participants are encouraged to attend the conference in teams. The schedule has been set up to allow team members to each experience a variety of topics, with time dedicated at the end of each day to come back together and share.


Several lunch options are available on-site for your convenience.

  • Convention Concessions | 10:45 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. | Menu
  • Embassy Suites | 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. | Menu
  • Hotel Hot Springs | Menu
  • Food Trucks (across from Hotel Hot Springs parking deck)

PD Credit

It is up to district discretion to provide professional development credit, as no certificates will be provided by ADE.

Dress Code

The recommended dress code is business casual.

Additional Events

An Evening with Hasan Davis "The Hope Dealer"

Monday, June 17, 2019

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Horner Hall, Hot Springs Convention Center

Free Admission 

AASCD Reception

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Salon A & B, Embassy Suites

*This event will be co-sponsored by AASCD, Sibme, and Performance Services. 

Karaoke Dance Party

Thursday, June 20, 2019

8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Room 207-209, Hot Springs Convention Center

*This event will be sponsored by Lexia Learning for members and their guests. Stop by the AASCD booth for an armband.


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