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Published by AR Career Ed, 2018-04-13 16:01:27

April 2018 JobReady



A Publication of the Arkansas Department of Career Education

Maumelle Class Gains Business Skills

While Serving Up Coffee

Our Mission: To prepare a job-ready, career-bound
workforce to meet the needs of Arkansas employers.

On the cover Table of Contents

Maumelle High School Students
More information about 4
Malachi Koester, Joshua Williams, and Around the State
David Sanders work at the new on- ARS Well
campus coffee shops part of the Small 5 Check out what the
Represented at
Department of Career
Business Operations Class. APSE Conference Education has been up
the student-run coffee shop to around the state.
on Pages 6.
7 Lend Expert Hand at 9 Ms. Wheelchair
Industry Leaders
Judges Crown

Arkansas 2018
CTSO Conferences
April 2018

A public information publication
of the Arkansas Department of
Career Education.
Director Celebrating Deaf Transitioning
Charisse Childers, Ph.D. 9 History Month 10 into Life After

Communications Department with Event at State High School
Chip McAfee, Capitol
Director of Communications
Dustin Barnes
Susan King
Caty Sample Upcoming Events
Ellice Scales
[email protected] April 5, 2018 April 12, 2018
Arkansas Department of Career Fest Empower Your Workforce
Career Education Fort Smith Field Office Business Expo
Three Capitol Mall 400 Rogers Ave. Suite C Batesville Community
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201 Fort Smith, AR 72901 Center and Aquatic Park
501-682-1500 12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 1420 20 Street
501-682-1509 fax Batesville, AR 72501
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
April 23-27, 2018 April 25, 2018

Inclusion Film Camp AKDC Board Meeting
Northwest Arkansas and Chain of Life Award
Community College Ceremony
1 College Dr. ARS Central Office
Adult Education Bentonvillle, AR 72712 525 W. Capitol Ave.
Arkansas Rehabilitation Services Little Rock, AR 72201
Career & Technical Education 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 12:00 p.m.
Office of Skills Development

Board Member's Update

rom Shark Tank to The Profit, programming, and a powerful
incubators to accelerators mentor network. In addition, the Jeff Standridge, Ed.D.
Fto venture investing, the Conductor manages the UCA Career Education
and Workforce
public seems to be more attuned Makerspace, where a large portion Development Board
to the risks and rewards of of our “clients” are elementary, Member
entrepreneurship than ever before. secondary and college students.
It’s not just a passing trend. In Conductor and Startup Junkie generational creative collisions
fact, the Kauffman Foundation look to partner with communities among students, mentors and
estimates that 85 percent of all across the state so that we can faculty. In response to industry
net new job creation comes from make resources more readily input, career and technical courses
startup companies and small available from one community to are embedding interpersonal
businesses. Furthermore, roughly the other within Arkansas while skills into the curriculum and
99% of all U.S. employers are building awareness and programs programs such as Jobs for
small businesses and they employ that continue to develop Arkansas’ Arkansas’s Graduates (JAG), and
over 50% of our entire workforce. talent pipeline – a pipeline that is our Career and Technical Student
However, the focus on Job Ready, regardless of whether Organizations (CTSOs) incorporate
driving new startups, establishing that job is in a skilled trade, a leadership and interpersonal skills
accelerators for startups, and startup venture, or an established training in student conferences and
deploying capital to invest in company. competitions.
these startups is what I call “the The Governor’s initiative on Some might question whether
short game.” One of the less computer science has catapulted innovation and entrepreneurship
acknowledged components of our state forward in thinking can really be taught. The short
a thriving startup ecosystem about how to proliferate the answer is yes! While it’s true that
is the focus on developing development of coding skills some people are more comfortable
entrepreneurial talent beginning in among young people. In addition, than others with the uncertainty
elementary school and continuing there are career and technical and additional risks associated
throughout all stages of the education options available in most with entrepreneurship, the specific
formal education process. It is secondary and postsecondary disciplines of innovation and
vitally important that teachers, schools where engineering, health entrepreneurship can absolutely
parents and students of all ages sciences, agriculture, business and be taught, demonstrated, mentored
understand that there are viable other trade and industry training and otherwise fostered.
career paths to entrepreneurship, programs are growing Arkansas’ At the end of the day,
and that even established talent pipeline. innovators and entrepreneurs
companies in virtually every Of equal importance are vital to the long-term health
industry thrive when they have a are programs, partnerships, of our economy. While we know
steady flow of smart, innovative and courses that equip K-12 that helping adult entrepreneurs
talent upon which to build their students with experiences in during all stages of their ventures
companies. entrepreneurship, innovative is a critical path to building a
This is what I call, “The Long thinking, financial literacy and sustainable venture ecosystem,
Game.” interpersonal skills necessary that’s more of the short game
At the Conductor – a public- for career success. One of the – chipping and putting our way
private partnership that launched first partnerships established to success, one venture at a
in November 2016 between the by the Conductor was with the time. The long game, however,
University of Central Arkansas and Junior Achievement of Arkansas, is in developing the innovative,
Startup Junkie Consulting – the a volunteer-driven, nonprofit entrepreneurial talent of our youth,
key strategies include one-on- organization dedicated to inspiring from elementary through high
one consulting with entrepreneurs and preparing young people to school and college. That long
and aspiring entrepreneurs of all succeed in a global economy. game will pay huge dividends in
ages and all stages, high-impact The objective is to catalyze multi- virtually every job market.


ARS Well Represented at APSE Conference

RCareerEd’s Arkansas
Rehabilitation Services
ADivision was well represented
at the recent Association of People
Supporting Employment (APSE)
Conference in Little Rock. APSE is
devoted to meaningful employment
and career advancement for people
with disabilities. In addition to
Arkansas Rehabilitation Services
(ARS) being a Conference Sponsor, Jermaine Moore, 2015 Project SEARCH®
several ARS employees presented Graduate, (left) and William Stevens,
workshops, helped plan and organize Arkansas Rehabilitation Services
the conference and set up booths to employee and 2016 Project SEARCH®
help spread the message of all of the Maryanne Caldwell, Transition Graduate, (right) present at the Arkansas
services the division offers individuals Coordinator, leads a session during the APSE Employment First Conference.
with disabilities. APSE Conference.

Program Spotlight: GED ®

The Connection Between the GED Program and Career Readiness

dult Education is a powerful Arkansas’ GED pass rate for preparing learners for in-demand jobs
vehicle. It’s helping move 2017 was 87 percent (2,884 people); by equipping them with academic,
A adults into the local workforce, the national pass rate for the same technical, and employability skills
postsecondary education, and career period was 79 percent. Arkansas is necessary for employment. The GED
training programs. Right now in the among the top five states in GED credential prepares test takers for
U.S., not enough people have the pass percentage of all states who career and technical training that helps
required skills or knowledge to fill implement GED . Our exceptional accelerate entering the workforce.
available jobs—4 million available pass rate is in part due to the Meanwhile, the demand to fill middle-
jobs, in fact. Through Adult Education, requirement of passing a Ready test skill jobs—those that require more
the GED test can help solve this prior to official testing along with the than a high school diploma but less
economic need by opening the doors superb instructional services provided than a four-year degree—continues to
for millions of adult learners to college by Adult Education Centers statewide. grow. GED graduates are excellent
courses, apprenticeships, and job Nationally, GED graduates candidates for meeting this need
training. These are the pathways are enrolling in college programs that accounts for 40 percent of all job
adults need to gain skills and at a higher rate than ever and growth.
knowledge, fill these jobs, and care for remaining enrolled from semester-to- In Arkansas and across the nation
their families. semester. During 2017, 38 percent the GED Testing program continues
The GED test itself is aligned with of Arkansas test takers indicated to evolve from a measure of high
national college and career readiness entering a technical program or school equivalency to a program
standards for adult education. The college as a primary reason for taking geared toward career readiness.
GED test consists of four content the test. Across the country, more For more information on the GED
areas: Mathematical Reasoning, than 35 percent enroll in a college Testing program, contact Arkansas
Science, Social Studies, and program within a year of earning their GED Testing Office at 501-682-1980
Reasoning through Language Arts. credential, and at least 41 percent or [email protected].
Tests are administered in English and enroll in college within two years of Sources:;
Spanish. Tests are delivered on a earning their GED credential. GED Analytics
computer (not online). WIOA places a strong focus on

Little Rock Beebe

ARCareerEd Director Charisse Childers,
Christy Lamas, Youth Leadership Forum Ph.D., (far left) moderates a panel
(YLF) Coordinator, and Shemar Davis, discussion at the Arkansas ACT State
former YLF participant, talk about the Summit focusing on preparing students to
Youth Leadership Forum for teens with be college and career ready.
disabilities on KOKY.
Little Rock
Fayetteville Conway

Arkansas Rehabilitation Services’ Chief
of Field Services Carl Daughtery (left) on
Good Afternoon Arkansas to talk about
Youth Leadership Forum (YLF). Ozark Literacy Council Health Skills Dominique Warner, District V Counselor,
Instructor Lisa Waldron leads a weekly provided information on the services ARS
class on international cuisine and English offers to students at the University of
language health skills and foodways. The Central Arkansas (UCA).
Mena class prepares and tastes cuisine such
as Turkish red lentil rolls and Chinese
smashed cucumber salad. A cookbook
edited by the class will be available on the Little Rock
Council's website this year.

El Dorado

District VI held its monthly counselor
meeting focusing on Pre-ETS at the
District IV Counselors Shannan Faulkner Goodwill Excel Center, where Vocational
(left) and Judy Skerbitz (right) represented District IX Manager Kensel Spivey shares Rehabilitation Counselors had the
Arkansas Rehabilitation Services at the information on KIXB-FM radio about the El opportunity to tour the facility and
Mena Workforce Open House at Rich Dorado Office’s Transition Fair, which was discuss the various programs available to
Mountain Community College. held on March 16. ARCareerEd clients and the community.


Maumelle Class Gains Business Skills While Serving Up Coffee

ave you ever had a Hot Hornet? best to have someone else there with recipes before we found one that
What about a Carnahan? Have you to help you along the way,” Brown was good and still met the nutritional
Hyou ever indulged a Willie? said. guidelines,” Camp said.
Those drinks are exclusive to “We’ve been able to make learning The class is more than just selling
the Maumelle Mug – the student-run realistic,” Michelle Camp, teacher- drinks and treats. Students have to
coffee shop located in the Maumelle slash-supervisor of the Small Business undergo several lessons on sanitation
High School library. It’s only been Operations class said. practices, inventory, soft skills, and
open for two months, but it’s a smash Camp, who teaches business and other business procedures—all while
hit with the student body. marketing classes at Maumelle High, serving peers and school staff.
The drinks are named after said the idea to start a coffee shop “What I hope is that when
popular attractions in Maumelle. The was the brainchild of her students. they leave here, they have a fully-
Hot Hornet – named for the school The school applied for and received developed résumé because they’ve
mascot. The Carnahan – the school, a $36,000 grant from the Arkansas done inventory. In most cases, only a
sits near Carnahan Drive. The Willie – Department of Career Education to manager does inventory,” Camp said.
named after Lake Willastein. start the business. This initiative also Sandon Williams, the Program
“We sell a lot of Hot Hornets led to a partnership with Westrock Coordinator for Business and
and cookies,” said Kendall Brown, a Coffee. Marketing Technology for the Arkansas
student who works daily at the coffee "The development of Team Department of Career Education,
shop during the first lunch shift. Skills, Customer Service Skills, and said the Maumelle Mug is a worthy
While Brown is not paid to work essential Social and Business Skills investment.
at the coffee shop, she is graded on will give these students a head start “The knowledge and skills that
how she interacts with customers, in the Business World," David Atkins, students have learned and will
classmates, and how well she Executive Vice President of Westrock continue to practice within the Small
maintains inventory. That class is Coffee said. Business Operations class will be
called Small Business Operations. “We tested a lot of our drinks invaluable throughout the students’
“I’ve learned it can be difficult because we were trying to make sure school career and beyond,” Williams
[to run a business]. It’s fun though. it met the nutritional guidelines. Like said.
When you’re running a business, it’s the Frappuccino, we tried five different

Maumelle Business Teacher Recognized as Educator of the Year

ichelle Camp, a business “It’s humbling. It lets me know that
teacher at Maumelle High all of my hard work pays off,” she said.
MSchool, has been recognized Alicia Gillen, Executive Director
by the Maumelle Area Chamber of of the Maumelle Area Chamber of
Commerce as the 2018 Educator of Commerce, said Camp’s dedication
the Year. to career and technical education,
Camp is the first recipient of this Maumelle High School, and the City of
particular award. Maumelle are unmatched.
“I had no idea I was getting it. I “Michelle Camp is more than
was extremely excited,” Camp said. just an educator within a school; her
Camp has taught at Maumelle work and influence reach throughout
High School since 2011, when the our community. She works diligently members have organized business
school opened. She previously taught to build strong partnerships with lunches with Maumelle High seniors.
at Oak Grove High School (which business leaders to give her students It serves as a networking opportunity
closed after the opening of Maumelle the leadership skills that are needed to for members and students to converse
High) and Maumelle Middle School. be successful,” Gillen said. and the students share their career
Camp is in her fifteenth year of The school and the chamber aspirations with members. In addition,
teaching. have formed a relationship. Chamber seniors get a chance to tour a local


Around the Agency
Industry Leaders Lend Expert Hand at CTSO Conferences harles “Chip” McAfee has

abholz Construction is known been named the Director
to be a national leader in the Cof Communications for the
Nconstruction industry. Arkansas Department of Career
Education. In this position,
While they oversee a he will lead all communication
number of construction projects efforts for the agency and its
throughout the country, Nabholz four divisions: Adult Education,
representatives could also be found Arkansas Rehabilitation
at the 2018 Arkansas SkillsUSA Services, Career and Technical
State Competition in Hot Springs, Education, and the Office of
providing counsel and serving as Skills Development.
judges for the construction portion He previously served
of the conference. Tracy Chambers oversees a construction as the agency’s Assistant
“Being involved with this keeps competition at SkillsUSA State Communications Director.
the workforce growing and ready in McAfee, a Texarkana native,
the future. Somebody’s got to step brings more than 20 years of
in and do that. It helps train people leadership and communications
for the future,” said Tracy Chambers experience to the team. He
joined the Arkansas Department
of Nabholz Construction. of Career Education in 2013 as
Chambers serves as Vice Chair the State Director for SkillsUSA,
of the construction competition for where he increased membership
the Arkansas SkillsUSA Competition and implemented exciting new
and the National SkillsUSA changes to the organization.
Competition, which takes place McAfee’s professional
each summer in June in Louisville, background includes being
KY. Brandy Berendt of Men's Warehouse a television meteorologist,
leads a workshop on "Dress for Success"
Chambers said the partnership at the FBLA State Conference. an Associated Press award-
with schools ensures that industries winning television reporter, a
will have a skilled workforce – broadcasting instructor, and
qualified people who can carry on to ask questions about job interview a school campus Technology
the profession. attire and proper workplace attire. Director.
“Some are not comfortable
“To learn this and earn a trade McAfee received both his
is something you can never lose,” and do not know how to dress for Master’s Degree in Instructional
Technology and Bachelor’s
Chambers said. interviews. They really want to be Degree in Communications
Each year, industry partners business leaders in the future, so from Texas A&M University-
are called upon to serve as judges helping them out is going to help Texarkana.
at the various CTSO (Career and them become more successful,” McAfee is the proud father
said Brandy Berendt of Men’s
Technical Student Organization) Wearhouse, who led the workshop. of three children: Tabitha,
events. This opportunity is one MaryGrace, and Chance.
way the Arkansas Department of Berendt said they spend a great
Career Education seeks to connect deal of time in Arkansas schools,
industry leaders and educators and sharing insight on professional attire
to encourage collaboration among and offering coupons to students,
the two entities. so they will be ready to launch their
professional careers.
Men’s Wearhouse
representatives participated in the “I love seeing their potential. A
Arkansas FBLA Conference. In lot of the kids have it, but they just Chip McAfee,
addition, staff members conducted need a little bit of a push. That’s Director of
a workshop entitled “Dress for what we do,” Berendt said.
Success.” Students had the chance Communications


Judges Crown Ms. Wheelchair Arkansas 2018

udges crowned Kesha
Pilot of Hot Springs as Ms.
JWheelchair Arkansas 2018.
The pageant took place
across two days, March 16-17,
at the Marriott Hotel in Little
Rock with a fundraiser dinner
on March 16 and the crowning
ceremony on March 17.
Ashley Williams of Little
Rock received the award for
Ms. Wheelchair Arkansas 2018
Runner-Up. Williams will serve
as Ms. Wheelchair Arkansas if Kesha Pilot is crowned Ms. Wheelchair Ashley Williams receives the award for
Pilot receives the crown for Ms. Arkansas 2018. Ms. Wheelchair Arkansas 2018 Runner-
Wheelchair America. Up.
As well as sponsoring
the event, ARS employees
helped with judging, led an
informational session on ARS
programs, and attended both

Kesha Pilot, Ashley Williams, Jayme Boyland, and Courtney Bass answer questions
from the judges during the Ms. Wheelchair Arkansas pageant.

Project SEARCH Program Hosts a Reverse Job Fair for Its Interns

nterns from the UAMS and month internship experience.
Arkansas Children’s Hospital The interns will graduate from
IProject SEARCH took the program in May. Since
part in a “Reverse Job Fair.” 2014, Project SEARCH has
Businesses were invited to the expanded to seven sites
event, and the interns shared throughout the state.
their abilities and the skills that
they learned during the nine-


Celebrating Deaf History Month with Event at State Capitol

Deaf History Month
Celebration took place
A on Tuesday, March 13 at
the State Capitol Rotunda. The
celebration included a large
contingency of teachers and
students from the Arkansas
School for the Deaf and speakers
from UA-Little Rock, Arkansas People gather to support the Deaf Dr. Glenn Anderson, Associate Professor
School for the Deaf, Department Community during a celebration at the at UA-Little Rock, was the Keynote
of Education, and Department of State Capitol in honor of Deaf History Speaker for the celebration.
Career Education. Cheryl Sugg, Month.
Manager for Services for the Deaf 13-April 15. It overlaps two months charter for Gallaudet University
and Hard of Hearing for Arkansas to highlight three important in Washington, the first school
Rehabilitation Services said, milestones in deaf history: for the advanced education of
“It was a wonderful opportunity • March 13, 1988: The Deaf the Deaf and hard-of-hearing in
for us to come together with President Now movement the world.
the community, other agencies, succeeds in having I. King • April 15, 1817: The first
and schools to celebrate the Jordan named the first permanent public school for
accomplishments, abilities, and deaf president of Gallaudet the deaf, the American School
history of the Deaf Community.” University. for the Deaf in Hartford,
Deaf History Month is • April 8, 1864: President Connecticut, opens.
celebrated each year from March Abraham Lincoln signs the

Childers Helps Lead Career & Technical Education Nationwide

harisse Childers, pivotal point where interest is
Ph.D., Director of the high, and career readiness is
CArkansas Department critical," said Childers. “We are
of Career Education, was seeing engagement from the
recently elected At-Large State private and public sector and,
Representative to the Board in some cases, matched by a
of Directors for Advance CTE. financial commitment. As the
Advance CTE is the longest- At-Large Director, I will work
standing national non-profit with all states to further develop
that represents State Directors and implement state’s best
and state leaders responsible practices and successes. Being
for secondary, postsecondary an advocate for CTE as a path
and adult Career and Technical to a successful career requires evidence-based message.”
Education (CTE) across all 50 that we share our story with Childers has served on the
states and U.S. territories. “On multiple audiences and multiple board for the past two years as
the national level, CTE is at a platforms and a consistent, a Regional Representative.


Transitioning Into Life After High School

our Arkansas
Rehabilitation Services
FField Offices coordinated
Transition Fairs in the month
of March, hoping to help local
students discover career
paths from which they can
choose to pursue following
high school graduation. The El Dorado Field Office staff leads a Community partners provide information
fairs featured sessions on session on college readiness during the on their organizations during the West
office's transition fair on March 16.
Memphis Field Office's Transition Fair on
interviewing skills and college March 14.
and career readiness. Local
businesses and organizations
had representatives on hand to
answer questions about various
job opportunities. Field Office
staff members in El Dorado,
West Memphis, Fayetteville,
and Pine Bluff worked tirelessly
to contact school districts "Epiphany" Morrow, hip-hop artist from Arkansas Rehabilitation Services
and community partners to Pine Bluff, spoke during the Transition Fair Pine Bluff Field Office participated in the
hosted by the Fayetteville Field Office.
Jefferson County Transition Fair hosted by
participate in this event. Watson Chapel School District.


April 17 April 20 May 10

Transition Olympics: Surviving the Real World Hot Springs Field Office
Training for the Gold Luncheon for High School Transition Event
Hosted by Field Services Seniors Henderson State University
District VIII Hosted by the Russellville 1100 Henderson Street
Arkansas 4-H Center Field Office Arkadelphia, AR 71999
1 Four H Way Lake Dardanelle State Park 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Little Rock, AR 72223 100 State Park Drive
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Russellville, AR 72802
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


Career Education and Workforce
Development Board

Hugh McDonald, Chairman, Little
Senior Management Team Rock
Gina Radke, Vice Chairman,
Charisse Childers, Ph.D., Director Adam Arroyos, Ph.D., Fayetteville
Lorna Claudio, Chief Financial Officer Jerry Cash, Ed.D., Harrison
Otis Dixon, Chief Information Officer D. Alan McClain, Commissioner Scott Copas, Little Rock
Chip McAfee, Director of Communications Joseph Baxter, Deputy Commissioner Michael Garner, Hensley
DeCarlia Smith, Human Resources Carl Daughtery, Chief of Field Services/ Stacy Gunderman, Batesville
Administrator Associate Commissioner Troy Keeping, Marion
Lisa A. Thompson, Personnel Manager Jonathan Bibb, Administrator/Associate Steve Percival, Little Rock
Don Bellcock, Internal Auditor Commissioner, Arkansas Career Training Jenifer Price, Springdale
Kelly Hunt Lyon, Ed.D., Strategic Planning Institute Jeff Standridge, Ed.D., Conway
and Development Manager James McCune, Chief Financial Officer Keith Vire, Ph.D., Fayetteville
Nathan Winter, Associate Commissioner Burton Weis, Fort Smith
for Access & Accommodations Ex-Officio Members
Robert Treviño, Associate Commissioner Richard Abernathy, Ed.D.,
for Program, Planning Development & Executive Director, AR Association of
Evaluation Educational Administrators
Judy Smith, Transition Director of Special
Trenia Miles, Ed.D., Deputy Director Projects Daryl Bassett, Director, AR
Bridget Bullard Criner, Associate Director Department of Workforce Services
Rodney Chandler, Director of Business Paul Beran, Ph.D., Chancellor, UA
Engagement Fort Smith
Lynn Franquemont, Director of Johnny Key, Commissioner, AR
Community Service Programs Department of Education
Charles Lyford, General Counsel
Maria Markham, Ph.D., Director, AR
Department of Higher Education
Kathi Turner, Deputy Director Mike Preston, Director, AR
Cheryl Wiedmaier, Ph.D., Associate Economic Development Commission
Director Bill Stovall, Executive Director, AR
Sonja Wright-McMurray, Associate Cody Waits, Deputy Director Community Colleges
Director for Special Programs Stephanie Isaacs, Associate Director

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GED ® Monticello Stay At Work/ Return To Work
501-682-1980 870-367-9669 501-683-6052
ARKANSAS REHABILITATION North Little Rock Services for the
SERVICES 501-833-1490 Deaf & Hard of Hearing (SDHH)
Arkansas Career Training Institute Pine Bluff 501-686-2800
501-624-4411 870-534-2404 TAP (Telecommunications Access
Field Services Offices Russellville Program)
Batesville 479-890-5751 800-981-4463
870-793-4153 Searcy Transition Services
Benton 501-268-4542 501-682-5634
Booneville 870-773-2807 501-682-1040
479-675-3835 West Memphis Occupational Programs
Conway 870-735-4725 Agricultural Science and Technology
501-730-9725 Alternative Finance Program 501-682-2561
El Dorado 501-296-1663 Business/Marketing Technology
870-862-5451 Arkansas Governor's Commission on 501-682-1768
Fayetteville People with Disabilities Family & Consumer Sciences Education
479-582-1286 501-682-5317 501-682-1115
Fort Smith Arkansas Kidney Disease Commission Office of School Improvement
479-755-3300 (AKDC) 501-682-1616
Harrison 501-686-2807 Skilled and Technical Sciences
870-741-7153 Assistive Technology at Work (AT@ 501-682-1271
Helena Work) State Approving Agency for Veterans
870-338-2753 501-683-3009 Training and Education
Hot Springs Business Engagement 501-324-9473
501-623-4479 501-296-1659 OFFICE OF SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
Jonesboro Increasing Capabilities Access 501-683-1152
870-972-0025 Network (ICAN) Apprenticeship
Little Rock 501-666-8868 501-682-1360

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