EAST Recognized by Verizon Wireless
Posted on Oct 23, 2013 at 1:57 PM
The EAST Initiative was recognized by the 2013 Verizon Wireless Technology Innovation Awards for Outstanding Service to engage youth in technology to make a difference in their communities.
EAST Event: EAST Night Out October 15
Posted on Oct 15, 2013 at 8:21 AM
EAST Night Out is our national “open house” celebration of EAST in a school near you, where family, friends and the community are invited to see how students are making a difference in their community and celebrate the work already underway.
EAST Blog: Gallimaufry, A Talking Fox and More
Posted on Oct 9, 2013 at 8:38 AM
EAST President and CEO Matt Dozier shares about his love of words, broadband internet connecting the world and all the comings and goings lately at EAST including our Fall 2013 edition of EQ magazine.
Mt. Vernon-Enola awarded Beyond the Bell Grant
Posted on Sep 25, 2013 at 8:41 AM
EAST at Mount Vernon-Enola has been awarded an EAST Beyond the Bell Grant made possible by the Arkansas Department of Education and the EAST Initiative. EAST students will offer a tech camp for 3rd graders through adult community members. Campers will work in teams using innovative technology to solve problems in their local community.
EAST named Top ed-tech Initiative in Arkansas
Posted on Sep 18, 2013 at 10:21 AM
The EAST Initiative was named the top ed-tech initiative in Arkansas by eSchool news for technology advocacy and work being done around the nation. The initiatives listed for each state are recognized as promising ed-tech models that serve to demonstrate just how powerful ed-tech is for students and communities.
Calling Young App-tivists: Announcing Verizon's App Challlenge
Posted on Sep 16, 2013 at 11:57 AM
Verizon's national mobile-app design competition aims to engage middle and high school aged students with talents and interests in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and empower them to create apps that connect STEM subjects to solve real-world problems in their communities or schools.