Center for Leadership and Learning:
Innovation and 21st Century Partnerships
The vision of the Center for Leadership and Learning is to prepare leaders to build leadership capacity for a future, which constantly redefines itself.
Our mission prepares and develops school leadership teams to work collaboratively for learner success. This will be accomplished through professional learning communities, advanced degrees and twenty-first century partnerships.
LEAD 21 2013 - Front row left to right: Delano Whitfield, Kim Weaver,
Valencia Rochelle, Emily Wells. 2nd row: Toluwalogo Daramola, Jaclyn
Markovich, Kara Smith, Courtney Stone, Suzette Decesaro, Catherine Hayes,
Mary Beth Cox, Hannah McCollester, Pamela Freeman, Amanda Crowder,
Caroline Lampinen, Dr. Lonnie Melvin. Back row: Chip Greenwell, Dr. Matt
McClure, Dr. Mona Chadwick, Jonathan Crossley.
Jonathan Crossley, a student in the Arkansas Tech University Graduate College, was
named 2014 Arkansas Teacher of the Year by Governor Mike Beebe during a surprise ceremony
on Monday, November 18. Crossley teaches 11th and 12th grade English and oral communication
at Palestine-Wheatley High School in eastern Arkansas. He also serves the school
district as the drama director and literary coach. A graduate of the University of
South Carolina, Crossley enrolled in the Master of Education degree in educational
leadership program at Arkansas Tech in summer 2013 as part of the inaugural LEAD 21
cohort. Congratulations, Jonathan!
ELCC Nationally Recognized Programs Received Fall 2012
Nov 11-26 Early Registration for Spring 2014 **see below
Nov 27-Dec 1 Thanksgiving Holidays
December 2 Last day to drop with "W" or change to audit for full-term courses
December 10 Reading Day (8 AM to 5 PM)
Dec 10-17 End of Course Exams (beginning at 7 PM)
December 20 Master's Graduation Ceremony
December 21 Undergraduate Graduation Ceremony