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					         CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE
Co-sponsored by Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) & Arkansas Department of Career Education (ACE)


                                    Pathways to Prosperity
                                 College and Career Readiness
                                                  February 21-22, 2012
                                             Hot Springs Convention Center
                                            Conference Hotel: Embassy Suites


                                                                             REGISTRATION ($125)
                                                                 After February 7, Late Registration ($150)
                                                       No refunds on cancellations after February 7, 2012

Name                                                         Position
School/Agency                                                District
School/Agency Address
City                                                         State                     Zip
Work Phone (            )                                    Home Phone (              )
Cell Phone (        )                                        Home E-mail
Fax (      )                                                 Work E-mail

Please list any required special accommodations (i.e. dietary, ADA-assisted devices)

Enclose a check in the amount of $125 for registration, refreshments and lunch on Tuesday.
Registration deadline is February 7, 2012. Late registration (after February 7) is $150 and does
not guarantee meals.

Make check payable to Arkansas Department of Education, indicate Career Conference on the
“For” or memo line of the check, and mail with completed registration form to:
                                      Arkansas Department of Education
                                      Guidance and School Counseling Unit
                                      Four Capitol Mall, Mail Slot # 13
                                      Little Rock, AR 72201

Contact Liz Francoeur at (501) 371-2696 or e-mail liz.francoeur@arkansas.gov for additional
information.
                      CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE
                                      Pathways to Prosperity
                                   College and Career Readiness
                                           February 21-22, 2012
                                       Hot Springs Convention Center
Target Audience:               K-12 School Counselors, Career Development Facilitators, and Career Coaches

Conference Objectives:         To provide current and relevant information to assist educators in counseling and
                               advising students in planning for college and career. Participants will gain
                               knowledge that is vital to educating the whole student.

Conference Sessions Focus:
                Equity in College and Career Readiness
                Developmentally Appropriate Career Planning
                Galaxy and Navigator Career Planning Systems
                Arkansas Career Readiness Certification
                Ethical Issues, Legal Issues and FERPA Laws
                Extended Learning Opportunities
                Labor Market Information
                Advanced Placement, Concurrent and Articulated Credit
                Financial Aid and Scholarship Counseling
                Job Search Strategies (Resumes, Essays, Interviewing and Soft Skills)
                Assessments and Evaluations
                NCAA Regulations
                Career Planning and Development Resources

Conference Schedule:           Check-in registration for the conference will be from 7:00 am – 4:00 p.m. on
                               Tuesday, February 21 in the Grand Lobby of the Convention Center. Tuesday will
                               begin with refreshments at 7:30 a.m. and the conference will conclude midday on
                               Wednesday.

Registration:                  Deadline to Register is February 7. Complete attached registration form and
                               submit a check in the amount of $125.00 (includes registration, refreshments and
                               lunch on Tuesday, February 21). There will be an additional $25 late registration
                               fee after February 7. No refunds will be issued on cancellations after February 7.

                               Make check payable to Arkansas Department of Education; indicate Career
                               Conference on the “For” or memo line of the check, and mail to: Arkansas
                               Department of Education, Guidance & Counseling Unit, Four Capitol Mall, Mail
                               Slot #13, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Lodging:                       Embassy Suites Hotel, 400 Convention Blvd, Hot Springs AR 71901
                               For reservations: Phone – 501-624-9200. Ask for the conference rate.

For additional Information:
                               Liz Francoeur (501) 371-2696, liz.francoeur@arkansas.gov
                               Ray Henson (501) 682-1616, raymond.henson@arkansas.gov
                               Betty Ruth Welch (501) 682-4354, betty.welch@arkansas.gov

				
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