Arkansas AIMS Services

1. Master Content Consulting and Teacher Assistance 

Arkansas AIMS offers AP and PreAP Math, Science, or English consulting services with supporting AR AIMS materials, WiKi site access, and NMSI resources.  Districts may purchase services in 1, 2, or all 3 content areas at the cost of $2200 per content area, per year.

This service includes

  • specific on-site consultations by the Content Directors 4 days per year
    • Additional days of specific PD may be purchased at the rate of $550.00 per day.
  • as needed communication via phone, text, email and
  • as needed on-site visits by consultants
  • webinars, AAIMS resources, Content WiKis, online exam preparation for students,
  • and professional development (for additional “AAIMS Schools” charge)

2. . PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT EVENTS 2015-16

        A) New Teacher/Refresher AAIMS Orientation   August 5, 2015  This work is for all new Cohort Schools and for any schools who have new teachers who need to know the philosophy, the expectations, and the responsibilities for AAIMS. This may be attended by any AAIMS teachers. Cost for this workshop is $100 for a Team of 3 teachers or $50.00 per teacher.  

B)  2-Day AP SUBJECT WORKSHOP in English, math, and science $350 per AAIMS teacher; $450 for non-AAIMS teachers

  1. AP SCIENCE            SEPTEMBER 28-29, 2015
  2. AP MATH                 OCTOBER 1-2, 2015
  3.        AP ENGLISH           NOVEMBER 5-6, 2015

     C) 2-Day PRE-AP WORKSHOPS are $300 per AAIMS teacher; $400 for non-AAIMS teachers

  1.         PreAP English     July 21-22, 2015
  2.         PreAP Science     October 26-27, 2015
  3.         PreAP Math          October 9-10, 2015

     C) AP MOCK EXAM READING WORKSHOPS

  1.        English        Feb 1-2, 2016                   
  2.        Science        April 8, 2016
  3.        Math             April 18. 2016

     D) LAYING THE FOUNDATION WORKSHOPS  are held in the summer,traditionally in an north, the mid-section, and the southern area.  These dates and sites will be announced in December. For additional informtion, contact Lynn Harrison-Bullard slharrison2@ualr.edu

3. AP EXAM PREP 

     A) ONLINE AP PREP SESSIONS  are offered throughout the year. Dates, subject matter, and times will be posted on the website.  For additional informtion contact Lynn Harrison-Bullard slharrison2@ualr.edu

B) ASSISTANCE WITH AFTER SCHOOL HOURS AP PREP SESSIONS   is offered to AAIMS schools. Please discuss this with your subject area Content Director or contact Lynn Harrison-Bullard slharrison2@ualr.edu

4.  WHAT DOES IT COST TO BE AN AAIMS SCHOOL 2016-2017?

Becoming a Member:

  •            English                                                       $2,500.00
  •             Math                                                           $2,500.00
  •             Science                                                      $2,500.00
    • Additional PD Days may be purchased at      $   625.00 per day

Attendance is Expected for Training Workshops:

  • 2-Day AP Conference                    $375 per teacher
  • 2-Day PreAP Conference                    $350 per teacher
  • Mock Exam Reading Workshop  $ $350. 2-day English
  •                                                              $250  1-day Math and Science

Attendance is Recommended for Training Workshops:

  • Laying the Foundation  (LTF)                  $550. per teacher for the 4-Day Training
  • New Teacher Orientation                          $150. per team of 3 teachers

Dates for the events and registration forms will be posted on this website under Training Information.                                                  Look to the top right and click on “Register”.

CONTACTS:     For further information contact the AR AIMS office at 501-683-7684

Ginger Abernathy, Administrative Assistant
 ghabernathy@ualr.edu
 
S. Lynn Harrison-Bullard, Program Manager
slharrison2@ualr.edu
 
 Dr. Ken James, President
kxjames@ualr.edu