schools are facing changes related to the
needs of today’s children and families
and school achievement requirements.
patterns of work and family life have generated
concerns for parents, especially a pressing
need for affordable, quality childcare.
These same changes have created new challenges
for educators to ensure that children arrive
at school ready to learn and receive the
support they need to succeed academically.
of Belonging to the Arkansas 21C Network
the 21 C Network, Yale keeps 21C schools
informed about relevant research, new funding
opportunities, evaluation findings and more.
Schools are able to communicate with each
other regarding implementation challenges
within the 21C Network receive materials
such as implementation manuals and position
papers, and a subscription to the 21C Community
Newsletter. Arkansas 21C network members
are provided several opportunities each
year for training and in-service workshops
within the state.
members attend a School of the 21st Century
conference at Yale University, with workshops
covering a wide array of topics. Arkansas
21C Network members also are provided with
an opportunity to meet staff from 21C Demonstration
Sites around the country and visit these
sites to learn more about 21C.
in becoming a member? Please contact Deborah
Swink, Senior Associate, 21C National Peer
Training for Yale 21C at firstname.lastname@example.org.