Training Registration

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FDC Classes Suspended
ARVAC to Offer FDC Class Beginning in April
March 18 ROMA Implementer Class Cancelled
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Reduced Registration Fees Available to Members for Public Administration Consortium Classes
U of A System to Offer Discounted eVersity Tuition to CAA Employees, Family Members

FDC Classes Suspended

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the current session of FDC classes has been suspended.
New dates will be announced as they become available.

For more information, please contact ACAAA Programs & Development Director Tamerdis Baker at tbaker@acaaa.org.

 

ARVAC to Offer FDC Class Beginning in April
Arkansas River Valley Area Council (ARVAC) is offering a Family Development Credential (FDC) class from April 1 through June 24, 2020. The cost to attend enroll is $750, which includes:

•  90 Hours of Instruction
•  Course Manual & Handouts
•  Portfolio Review
•  National Exam Credential
•  Lunch will be Provided

Registration deadline is March 18, 2020 — class space is limited!!!  Location: ARVAC Headquarters / 2707 East H Street / Russellville, AR 72802.  Download an FDC brochure here.

For more information, contact: Tim Riley at 479-229-4861, ext. 116, or at triley@arvacinc.org; or Kelley Reames at 479-963-6325 or 479-675-3429, or at kreames@arvacinc.org.


March 18 ROMA Implementer Class Cancelled
Due to ongoing concerns about the potential effects of the Coronavirus pandemic, the NCRI class scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, has been cancelled.  Rescheduling information will be shared as it becomes available.

The next Nationally Certified ROMA Implementer (NCRI) class is now forming. The one-day classroom session will be held at the ACAAA Training Center at 1111 W. 6th, Suite C, Little Rock, AR 72201 on Wednesday, March 18, 2020.  The class will begin at 8:30 a.m. and is expected to end at 4:30 p.m.  Lunch will be provided.

Candidates should complete the application at http://www.roma-nptp.org/application.html.  After submitting the application, an invoice for the course fee of $775 will be issued to the candidate’s agency.  This invoice must be paid before access will be grant to the E-Course, which must be completed by March 4, 2020.

Candidates in Arkansas may list the following information for the “Community Action Association Contact” portion of the application:

Hotel accommodations are available at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel, 2 Riverfront Place, North Little Rock at the ACAAA Corporate Rate of $94 + tax.  The room rate includes airport/downtown shuttle service and a full, hot buffet breakfast.   To access this rate, visit the Wyndham website here.

 

Reduced Registration Fees Available to Members for Public Administration Consortium Classes
The Arkansas Public Administration Consortium (APAC) will again be holding its “Public Administration Professional Development” workshop series at the ACAAA Training Center in Little Rock.  As part of the hosting arrangement, APAC will be making available a limited number of reduced registration fees to staff members of participating agencies in the Arkansas Community Action Agencies Association (ACAAA).  ACAAA’s discounted rate is $75 for a one-day session and $175 for a two-day session (reduced from the regular rate of $125/one-day, $225/two-day).

To register, visit APAC’s website here and select your desired session to submit a registration form (only the next five sessions are currently eligible to sign up for).  In order to request the discounted ACAAA rate—in the “Payment Information” section of the online registration form—select “Send an invoice” and enter, where requested, the information for ACAAA Chief Operations Officer Terry Bearden: Payment Contact Name (Terry Bearden); Payment Address Address (1111 W. 6th St., Ste. C); Payment City, State, Zip (Little Rock, AR, 72201); Payment Email Address (tbearden@acaaa.org); Payment Phone ([501] 372-0807).  ACAAA will then send the registrant an invoice for the discounted rate.

 

U of A System to Offer Discounted eVersity Tuition to CAA Employees, Family Members
The University of Arkansas System is now offering a 5% tuition discount to CAA employees and/or their family members who are currently attending or who plan to enroll in the U of A’seVersity. This new “eVersity Alliance”—being made available to member agencies in the Arkansas Community Action Agencies Association (ACAAA)—is part of an undertaking by association Chief Operations Officer Terry Bearden to develop new partnerships that will benefit ACAAA member agencies and their staff.

The University of Arkansas’s eVersity is “a 100 percent-online institution created … to serve students who are unable to access traditional higher education campuses.”  Among the eVersity staff are academic advisers able to provide assistance with applying for financial aid and determining whether previously earned college credits are transferable.

Those interested in participating in the “eVersity Alliance” should contact ACAAA Chief Operations Officer Terry Bearden at tbearden@acaaa.org or, by phone, at (501) 372-0807 to receive the tuition discount code.