2017 Grants Open
Posted on Apr 10, 2017 at 5:08 PM
The EAST Initiative is accepting requests for proposals for 2017 Beyond the Bell and 2017-18 Upgrade grants.
Conference Highlights are Live!
Posted on Mar 30, 2017 at 11:23 AM
Check out the highlights from EAST Conference 2017, including videos and time lapse footage and, course, a full listing of competition winners and difference makers! Also be sure to check out the Logo Competition for 2018, which ends May 5!
Founder's Awarded, 16 New EAST Schools Announced
Posted on Mar 15, 2017 at 9:48 PM
Buffalo Island Central High School won the 2017 Timothy R. Stephenson Founder's Award, and 16 schools were announced as adding EAST for the upcoming school year.
Watch Us Live at Conference!
Posted on Mar 14, 2017 at 4:21 PM
Be sure to watch our Livestream, either as events happen or check out the uploads!
Winter 2017 EQ Available
Posted on Mar 9, 2017 at 8:12 PM
The newest issue of EQ, the quarterly magazine of the EAST Initiative, is now available. Click through to read online for free.
EAST Conference 2017 Nears
Posted on Mar 9, 2017 at 8:02 PM
With Conference 2017 fast approaching, we take a (short) break from preparing to offer a look back at where the event came from and what it's all about.
Founder's Finalists Announced
Posted on Feb 6, 2017 at 3:31 PM
Five schools have been chosen as finalists for the 2017 Timothy R. Stephenson Founder's Award.
Monticello Students Find Community Support
Posted on Feb 2, 2017 at 8:30 AM
Two Monticello Middle School EAST students went outside the classroom, and outside their comfort zone, to find a fix for their 3D printer.
EAST Partners with State, Facebook in VR Initiative
Posted on Jan 10, 2017 at 2:14 PM
The EAST Initiative will be participating in a partnership between the State of Arkansas and Facebook’s Techstart program to provide Oculus Rift virtual reality kits, including headsets, computers and 360-degree cameras, to schools throughout Arkansas.