P.O. Box 3447
Little Rock, AR 72203

2024 Summer Workshops

This summer, we're spotlighting manufacturing, agriculture, entrepreneurs, and more! Check out the series below to attend a workshop near you! To register for these workshops and more, please visit our Event Calendar

Click here to download our 2024 summer mailer


  • Connecting Educators to Industry

    These workshops offer a platform to connect educators to industry representatives. Educators hear from employers about what teachers can do to ensure their students are adequately prepared for workplace demands.

    June 5 | Clarksville
    June 12 | Harrison
    June 20 | Little Rock - Stuttgart
    June 25 | Little Rock
    June 27 | Saline County Career Technical Center
    July 10 | Pine Bluff
    July 11 I Maumelle
    July 16 | Arkadelphia


  • Connecting Educators to Entrepreneurs

    Connecting Educators to Entrepreneurs

    Entrepreneurship education is not just about making money or starting a business. It's also about creating jobs, contributing to the economy, and innovating.

    In this NEW series, educators will hear from local business leaders about building something from scratch and how to encourage the budding entrepreneurs in their classrooms.

    June 11 | Conway
    June 24 | Little Rock
    June 26 | Fort Smith
    July 23 | Jonesboro
    July 24 | Searcy
    August 1 | Bentonville
    August 5 | Bryant


  • High School Econ Quest

    NEW THIS YEAR! Econ Quest is for high school educators who will be teaching grades 9-12 in Arkansas during the 2024-25 school year. Economics Arkansas will provide a $100 stipend to verified high school educators who complete all three of the following requirements before May 1, 2025:

    1. Attend one IN-PERSON "Tools for Teaching High School Economics + Personal Finance" workshop* in SUMMER 2024 (dates listed below). *Attending one day of our REAL Conference and participating in all high school sessions will also satisfy this requirement.
    2. Attend one ONLINE webinar during the 2024-25 school year specified for a grade 9-12 audience.
    3. Enter at least one team of students in at least one SPRING 2025* high school student challenge. *Please note: The Stock Market Game™ and Pitch It! Competition do not qualify.

    June 10 | Pine Bluff
    June 19 | Branch
    June 20 | Plumerville
    June 24 | Harrisburg
    June 26 | Monticello
    June 27 | Helena-West Helena
    July 1 | Camden
    July 8 | Beebe
    July 11 | Valley Springs
    July 22 | Arkadelphia
    July 23 | Hope
    July 29 | Walnut Ridge


  • Virtual REAL Conference | June 6

    Economics Arkansas will offer a one-day VIRTUAL REAL Conference. Participants can earn up to 6 hours of ADE-approved professional development and up to $60 in stipends.

    This one-day conference will feature national and local leaders in education, business, and industry. Presenters for this virtual option will differ from the in-person event, and registration will be separate.


  • REAL Econ for All Conference | July 17-18

    This two-day Relevenat, Engaging, Activity-based Learning conference offers dozens of outstanding sessions and networking opportunities. Premier experts from academia, business, and industry lead a wide variety of economic and personal finance sessions.

    Lunch will be provided on both days. Participants can earn up to 12 hours of ADE-approved professional development and up to $120 in stipends. Participants also receive standards-based curricula and classroom activities.


    Pinnacle View Middle School
    5701 Ranch Drive
    Litlle Rock, AR 72223


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