ASTA is a state chapter of the Association of American Educators.

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Who Are We

As a state chapter of the Association of American Educators (AAE), the Arkansas State Teachers Association (ASTA) is a statewide non-union, professional educators' organization, advancing the profession by offering a modern approach to teacher representation and educational advocacy, as well as promoting professionalism, collaboration and excellence without a partisan agenda.



Join the Next Generation of Educators

Check out this brand new video featuring local educators talking about why they joined ASTA:

     

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How Do You Get Students To Attend School?

No matter the age or grade, getting students to actually attend classes is one of the most challenging struggles a school will face. According to Attendance Works, more than 8 million students were chronically absent in the 2015-2016 school year. These absences can lead to lower test scores, a higher rate of failing a grade, and a higher rate of dropping out of school.

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Best Twitter Hashtags for Teachers

Using Twitter for the first time can be daunting. Glancing over your feed can make it seem like there are a million conversations all going on at the same time, making it hard to follow a single train of thought or distinguish the good information from the bad. At the same time, Twitter has proven to be a valuable way for educators to connect with like-minded individuals across the country.

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Join ASTA for Taco Tuesday!

 

Little Rock School District Educators, we want to celebrate and meet you! Please join us!

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