Professional Development

Summer Course Catalog


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DEAL Days


Drop Everything And Learn (DEAL) with the Digital Learning Unit during a quick lunch-and-learn-style networking opportunity every third Thursday of the month.

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Upcoming

  • No more sessions for the 2021-2022 school year

Recordings


Virtual Academy PLC


The Arkansas Home-Grown Virtual Academy Professional Learning Community was created in December of 2021 in order to provide a safe environment for Home-Grown Virtual Academy Teachers across the state to network, collaborate, troubleshoot, and support one another. Any educator employed by a Home-Grown Virtual Academy in Arkansas is welcome to join at any time.

Upcoming

  • No more sessions for the 2021-2022 school year

Recordings


Living in Beta Mode


Podcast

The DESE Digital Learning Unit's podcast, Living in Beta Mode, officially launched on 2/22/2022 for Digital Learning Day! You can listen below or subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. You can also check out this episode of the SMACtalk for Teachers podcast featuring State Coordinator of Digital Learning, Kirsten Wilson.

YouTube

On our YouTube channel, you can view all of our past DEAL Day webinars, recordings of our Home-Grown Virtual PLC meetings, and listen to our podcast episodes.