2020 Alternative Education Diamond Award Nominations

The AAAE Diamond Award Winners will be recognized at the 2020 Leadership Day at the Capitol.

While we would love for all Diamond Award students to attend, if this is not possible, other arrangements to get the award to the student will be made.

Deadline For Nominations Is January 9, 2020

Please include the following in your nomination:

  •  A little background information explaining what challenges/situations the student faced or still faces.
  • What inspired you to nominate this particular student?
  • If this student has future plans, what do these plans include?




January 10-11, 2020

Camp Aldersgate

Little Rock, Arkansas


You have been invited to join the creation of a new state Mental Health Reserve Corps volunteer group that will be trained to respond to the mental health needs following a traumatic event in a community or school. Examples of traumatic events could be, but not limited to:

  • school related suicides,
  • school shootings,
  • natural disasters,
  • sports related deaths, etc.

Learn more and register for workshop here

Featured Speaker:  Dr. Don Belau

2019-2020 Nominations To AAAE Board

The following position is currently open on the AAAE Board:

  • NE Representative #1

Learn more here.

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Ft. Smith Conference PD Certificates

Your PD Certificates from the Summer Conference in Ft. Smith are now available online.  Click here to access yours.

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