Welcome to AAAE

2024 AAAE Summer Conference

July 10 – 12, 2024

Rogers Conference Center

Register Online Here!


Conference At A Glance

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2024 AAAE Conference Request for Proposals Is Now Closed


Conference Hotel Reservations

Embassy Suites by Hilton

3303 Pinnacle Hills Parkway, Rogers, AR, 72758,

(855) 680-3239

If reserving by phone be sure to mention you are with Arkansas Alternative Education

Reserve Special Conference Rate Here

Ann Burns Smith Alternative Education Student Scholarship 

Applications for the Ann Burns Smith Scholarship are now being accepted.

Application deadline is April 15
Award Amount: $1,500 per year to the Higher Education / Trade School for Student Expenses, Maximum of four years per eligibility criteria



The Arkansas  Association of Alternative Educators is an organization whose membership is made up of teachers

 and administrators responsible for providing effective education programs in alternative environments throughout the state. 

A.A.A.E. has three main goals:

  • Provide an instrument through which educators can communicate and network statewide with other Alternative Educators.
  • Gather and disseminate information which is relevant to Alternative Educators.
  • Provide a unified voice for Alternative Education practitioners in Arkansas.


 Ray of Hope Mini-Grant

Applications for the Ray of Hope Mini-Grant will be open May 10, 2024 through September 10, 2024

$500 per region.

Apply Here