Ambassador Academy

The Ambassador Academy is a hands-on learning experience for teachers, curriculum coordinators, PLC leaders, and administrators to develop a broader understanding of the tools and services provided through the Office of Research & Technology. The February Ambassador Academy was rescheduled, and will now be held April 5-6, 2022 in Rogers, AR.

Academy training sessions include: Triand, LEA Insights, SmartData Dashboards, My School Info, ADE Data Center, Arkansas Digital Sandbox, Data Privacy & Security, and more!

Attendees who successfully complete the Academy will be provided with a certificate of completion for 10 hours and will be recognized on our website as a Research & Technology Ambassador. View the current list of Ambassadors.

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Register via escWorks session #466977. Registration for the event is free, however, no-shows will be charged $25. If you already registered for this event before it was rescheduled, please use the new registration number.


The workshop will be held at the Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas Convention Center. Guest rooms are available at $129 per night. You may make a hotel reservation in the workshop room block. Attendees will have until 5:00 pm on March 6, 2022 to book a room at the discounted rate.

Free parking will be available to all attendees.


Review the workshop agenda. Participants will have one hour and fifteen minutes to eat lunch on your own.

How to Prepare

Participants will need to bring a laptop to participate in the workshop. Be sure to have your State Active Directory (eSchool) username and password. Review this list and attempt to login to each system prior to the event.

COVID-19 Precautions

Due to the resurgence of COVID-19, we are taking precautions to keep everyone as safe as possible while still offering the training face-to-face. All participants are requested to wear a face covering even if you are vaccinated. Seating will be socially distanced six feet apart.

For more information, please contact:
Daniel Collier, Technology Outreach Supervisor
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Office of Research & Technology
Phone: 501-683-0788