May 3-7 is Teacher Appreciation Week! WDMESC appreciates all of our FABULOUS teachers and we thank you for your dedication to your students. #ThankATeacher
Tim Brister, Math Specialist at WDMESC, recently obtained his Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from Harding University. Congratulations Dr. Brister!
RISE UP and GIVE! WDMESC is hosting a Blood Drive on April 13th from 10-2 in the Professional Development Building. Call 877-340--8777 to schedule an appointment.
Click the following link to access the AR Behavior Support Specialists website. arbss.org The newest component of the AR BSS website are behavior breaks. New behavior breaks will be added monthly to assist districts. https://arbss.org/behavior-breaks/
Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub's Adam McEvoy presenting Scribble Bots Virtual Field trip to WDMESC's area GT students via Zoom.
Team Digital is looking for a Digital Learning Support Specialist. Click here for more information. https://www.teamdigital.org/
The State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG) is a five-year grant awarded to the Special Education Unit of the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) in October 2020. This grant was received from the United States Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. The grant is managed in the state by the Great Rivers Education Service Cooperative, which directly employs SPDG personnel. The SPDG has an immediate opening for a Systems Specialist/Coach. This is a leadership position that will assist in the development of competency-based microcredentials, coordinate professional learning, and provide coaching and technical assistance at the state, regional, district, and school levels. Click here for more information: https://bit.ly/3pycheN
Kami Connect is a free virtual conference for educators on February 18, 2021 | 8:00 AM PST. Register here: https://kamiapp.wufoo.com/forms/wdjl2c301c3vu0/
Congratulations to the WDM Teacher Tip Video award winners!!! All of the submissions were excellent! Check out the winning Teacher Tip videos here: https://sites.google.com/wilbur.k12.ar.us/wdmescvideohub/teacher-tip-video-awards
It's Computer Science Education Week! During the week of December 7-13, the state encourages Arkansas schools to promote computer science education. One way is to encourage your students to complete an Hour of Code at https://hourofcode.com/. For something beyond the Hour of Code activities, many additional options can be found at https://hourofcode.com/us/beyond. #ARKidsCanCode
Don’t miss your chance to apply for the IMPACT Arkansas Fellowship! The application deadline is January 1, 2021. You can learn more and apply at http://www.impactfellowship.org/. #TeachArkansas
Wilbur Mills Education Service Cooperative is open. We do not currently have internet, therefore our phone system is down.
Join Fisher and Frey, The Distance Learning Playbook authors, tomorrow as they share strategies to help students, staff, and families succeed in any learning environment. https://bit.ly/33YaQyP
Congratulations to Ahlf Junior High science teacher, Kyla Glasser! She was featured on KARK showing how she is using Google Meet to get students who are learning from home, directly involved in science lab experiments. https://bit.ly/3izYLEG
The Wilbur Mills Cooperative has no electricity and no telephone service today. Please email us if we can be of service to you.
HeartBridge Collective shared this free e-book, Helping Our Kids Go Back To School Well. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CejnT19ElIaEGBrmXcTZA0Xpm2yOPz99/view
It was great to learn with our own Teresa Adams, Cabot SD Teacher and Arkansas Teacher of the Year finalist. #TeachArkansas @cabotsd
Congratulations to Novice Teacher, Dannon Alexander! What an amazing achievement! We are so honored to have her as a part of our WDMESC Novice Teacher Program!
WDMESC June 2020 PD list is out! Click this link to see the online PD offerings for June. https://bit.ly/2WeWZA6
Click here for the Spring 2020 edition of the AR Migrant Education Program Newsletter. https://bit.ly/2zn93X0