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SBHAAR Spring Symposium

Fayetteville Town Center

April 10, 2024

This is a growing annual event that is hosted by the School-Based Health Alliance of Arkansas to bring together School-Based Health Center providers, administrators, advocates, and supporters. The School-Based Health Alliance is a non-profit organization that has a mission to improve the health status of children and youth by advancing and advocating for school-based health care.

*On April 9th, attendees are invited to tour Fayetteville High school-based health center. More details to come.  

*On April 10th, join us for an evening of fun! If you are still in town, grab some food on Dickson street then join us at the Piano Bar (230 W Dickson) around 7:30pm to end the night. 

Accommodations: The SBHAAR has acquired a limited room block at the Graduate Hotel. Room block ends March 19th (unless it is sold out). 

Event Details

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Melissa Alderson

2024 Award Recipient

Mary Miller Spirit of Excellence Award

Pictured with Fayetteville Superintendent

These are our support sponsors, they are not a part of the educational planning, delivery, or evaluation of the educational activity.



The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education provides leadership, support, and service to schools, districts, and communities so every student graduates prepared for college, career, and community engagement. DESE has helped support, fund, and service SBHCs throughout the state.

 DESE SBHC Website


Established in 1994, Boston Mountain Rural Health Center (BMRHC) is a family and community health center with fifteen medical and three dental clinics in medically underserved areas of Northwest and North Central Arkansas. We offer a wide range of services for insured, uninsured, and underinsured patients. At BMRHC, it is our mission to provide high quality, accessible, affordable, patient-centered health care to improve the well-being of our patients in the communities we serve. 



For over 20 years, Community Clinic has served Washington and Benton counties with quality and affordable health care. With 15 clinic sites, we are the largest safety net health care provider in the region, and our extensive services include primary care, pediatrics, prenatal, behavioral health, dental, and physical therapy.

Community Clinic Website


Arisa has brought together four of Arkansas' leading behavioral health providers to form the state's premier integrated behavioral health system: Mid-South Health Systems, Ozark Guidance, Professional Counseling Associates, and Counseling Associates.

Arisa Website



ARcare delivers quality healthcare throughout our tri-state service area of Arkansas, Mississippi, and Kentucky. ARcare’s mission, “Health for All,” runs through the hearts of our medical professionals and staff members alike. We provide state-of-the-art healthcare and treat each of our patients with dignity, regardless of their plight in life or their ability to pay.

ARcare Website



Office of Oral Health

We believe that children and adolescents need access to high-quality care that is focused on their needs. Your donation will allow us to reach more children, ensuring they are healthy and ready to learn!



Membership in the School-Based Health Alliance of Arkansas is a wonderful way to show support, stay informed and become influential in this important organization.