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Published by AR Career Ed, 2018-09-04 14:48:35

The Scene: September 2 - September 15, 2018


News Events Staff Announcements

September 2 - September 15, 2018

Calendar of Events

Sept. 3 Chester Leonard
Sept. 4 Edina Kilgore
Sept. 3 Sept. 11 Sept. 4 Rocky Mantooth
Labor Day Workforce Development Sept. 4 Lance Mateer
All state offices are closed. Board Meeting Sept. 4 Jacques White
Auditorium Sept. 5 Wightman Harris
525 W. Capitol Ave. Sept. 6 Alan Stricklin
Sept. 6-7 Little Rock, AR 72201 Sept. 7 Cody Waits
Business and Marketing 1:30 p.m. Sept. 8 Dustin Barnes
New Teacher Professional Sept. 8 Earl Clevenger
Development Sept. 8 Michael McDearmon
Debra Griffin
Innovation Hub Sept. 11-12 Sept. 10 Robert Drake
Sept. 12
201 E. Broadway CTE STEM CON Sept. 12 Janey Hunter
North Little Rock, AR 72114 Professional Development Sept. 12 Colin Legare
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. ATU-Young Ballroom Sept. 12 John McCollum
207 W. O Street Sept. 12 Philip Tillman
Russellville, AR 72801 Sept. 13 Christina Crawford
Sept. 7 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Sept. 14 Lisa Bass-Earls
Spinal Cord Disability Sept. 14 Ruth Guziewicz
Conference Sept. 14 Kandis Jones
Pulaski Technical College Sept. 15 Marolyn Cooper
3000 West Scenic Dr. Sept. 15 Rachel Lee
Sept. 15 Alyssa Owens-Bangs
North Little Rock, AR 72118 Sept. 15 Billy Robinson
Sept. 15 Lateshia Smith

Happy Birthday, Charles Lyford!

A publication by the
Arkansas Department of
Career Education
Communication Department.
Charisse Childers, Ph.D.
Communications Department
Chip McAfee,
Director of Communications
Dustin Barnes
Susan King
Ellice Scales
Caty Young

[email protected]


ARS Central Office celebrated Charles Lyford’s birthday on August 21. Pictured is
Bernice Gunter, Executive Assistant; Charles Lyford, General Counsel; and Alan McClain,
Commissioner for Arkansas Rehabilitation Services Division.


September 2 - September 15, 2018 Page 2

ARS Helps Provide Work Experiences to the Youth
of the Faulkner County Juvenile Program New Diabetes
Management Program

RBenefits is excited to
announce a new
A management program
available to members with
diabetes. Kannact is a program
available, at no cost, to all
ARBenefits members.
Kannact combines real-time
biometric monitoring with
one-on-one coaching to
help members engage and
better navigate the day to
day challenges of living with
diabetes. Kannact does not
replace a member’s physician,
but rather partners with the
provider to provide support and
guidance between visits.
On August 21, 2018, The
The Arkansas Rehabilitation Services Conway Field Office partnered with Milestones, State and Public School
Inc. to provide work experiences to the youth of the Faulkner County Juvenile Program. Life and Health Insurance
Board approved a motion to
transition the Plan’s diabetes
Hot Springs Field Office Contributes management program to
Kannact. Additional information
to Community Resource Fair will be provided to members
that currently participate in
the diabetes management
program through Active Health
Management who wish to
transition to Kannact.
Kannact sends all necessary
testing supplies directly to the
participants’ doorstep. The
following supplies and benefits
are provided at no cost to the
member, and are fully paid for
by the Plan through an in-
network claim reimbursement.
No more fighting with the
pharmacy to get your supplies!
• Bluetooth Glucometer which
uploads your readings to your
private Kannact portal; no need
to log your readings anymore.
• Prescribed testing strips &
lancets shipped directly to your
door step
• 24-hour access via mobile
Helen Oliver, Administrative Specialist, and Kimberley Holland, Counselor of the Hot app, text messaging and phone
Springs Field Office, represented Arkansas Rehabilitation Services at the Fourth Annual • Diabetes self-management
Community Resource Fair. ARS partnered with The Difference Makers of Hot Springs tools and guidance through an
during this event to provide advocacy, education, and awareness to the community. ADEA certified diabetes health
Enrollment for Kannact opens
Get Social with Us! on September 4, 2018.
Members can find more
information about the program
and enroll by going to www.
Kannact can also aid members
@ARCareerEd ARCareerEd ARCareerEd over the phone at

Please e-mail any submissions for The Scene to [email protected].

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