2017 Summer Teacher Institute


From Eberts Training Field to Qingdao:
Arkansas and the World during World War One


Listed below are the scheduled sessions of the 2017 K-12 Summer Teacher Institute. For a brief summary of the session, click on the session title. Registration for the individual sessions is handled by the Arch Ford Education Service Cooperative. 

All sessions are on the Arkansas Tech University Campus in Witherspoon Hall Room 241 at 407 West Q Street.


Tuesday, June 27

12:00 – 1:00 pm     Arkansas Geography (Dr. Patrick Hagge)

1:15 – 2:15 pm       Eberts Training Field during the First World War (Dr. Tom DeBlack)

2:30 - 3:30 pm        Arkansas Economy and Agriculture (Dr. Patrick Hagge)

3:45 – 4:45 pm       Arkansas Cotton and the First World War (Dr. M. Diane Gleason)


Wednesday, June 28

12:00 – 1:00 pm   The Geography of Europe in the World War One Era (Dr. Patrick Hagge)

1:15 – 2:15 pm     An Overview of the First World War (Dr. Micheal Tarver)

2:30 – 3:30 pm     United States Neutrality, 1914-1917 (Dr. Jan Jenkins)

3:45 – 4:45 pm     The Legacy of Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points (Dr. David Cullen)


Thursday, June 29

12:00 – 1:00 pm   Causes of United States Involvement in World War One (Dr. Jan Jenkins)

1:15 – 2:15 pm     The Paris Peace Conference of 1919 (Dr. Micheal Tarver)

2:30 – 3:30 pm     The Post-World War One World (Dr. Micheal Tarver)

3:45 – 4:45 pm