LaunchPad Startup Competition May 3 in Conway
Posted on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:53 AM
A LaunchPad Startup Pitch Competition is set for Saturday, May 3 at 1:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn on Amity Road in Conway. Competitors have three minutes to pitch their idea to judges, followed by a Q&A in front of a live audience for a chance at the $15,000 cash prize and $7,500 in services for the winning concept.
Nettleton EAST students design billboards
Posted on Apr 28, 2014 at 3:55 PM
EAST students at Nettleton Junior High and High Schools are improving their graphic design skills and serving their school district by creating billboards to promote the Nettleton School District in northeast Arkansas.
EAST Blog: An Arkansas Idea Worth Spreading
Posted on Apr 28, 2014 at 12:12 PM
The University of Arkansas' Office of Education Policy featured the EAST model in a recent policy brief. EAST Initiative President and CEO Matt Dozier shares a post from the OEP highlighting the brief on the EAST blog.
Malvern High School EAST awarded Blue & You Grant
Posted on Apr 25, 2014 at 2:58 PM
EAST students at Malvern High School awarded a $1,000 Blue & You Grant to offer a healthy and smart shopping class for low-income families in partnership with their local Wal-Mart.
EAST featured in OEP Policy Brief
Posted on Apr 25, 2014 at 11:09 AM
The University of Arkansas Office for Education Policy (OEP) published a policy brief to describe the EAST model and provide spotlights on schools using the model in exemplary ways.
EAST awarded AUTIS grant
Posted on Apr 23, 2014 at 2:04 PM
The EAST Initiative is pleased to announce receipt of a $1,000 grant from the Arkansas Users of Telecommunications and Information Systems (AUTIS) for the second consecutive year.
Matt Dozier to present at annual OEP Conference
Posted on Apr 11, 2014 at 3:12 PM
EAST Initiative President and CEO Matt Dozier will be a featured presenter in the "Innovative Programs to Promote Post-Secondary Readiness" panel at the Office for Education Policy Conference May 15 in Little Rock.
Arkansas Discovery Network Summer Science Institute
Posted on Apr 9, 2014 at 8:57 AM
The Arkansas Discovery Network Summer Science Institute is a week-long professional development opportunity designed to elementary teachers with comprehensive math and science training.