From EAST to Gates Cambridge Scholar
Posted on Apr 22, 2016 at 10:26 AM
University of Arkansas senior and Greenland High School graduate Ryan DuChanois, who will graduate next month with a degree in civil engineering, is headed to Cambridge University in England next fall to continue his studies, fully funded by the Gates Cambridge Trust. And he credits EAST for starting him on his path.
Summer Seminar Website is Live
Posted on Apr 21, 2016 at 3:52 PM
The website for Summer Seminar 2016 is live, and registration is now open. Details on breakout sessions, schedule building and activity updates will be available soon.
Harrison Facilitator Named Lead Digital Innovator
Posted on Apr 21, 2016 at 8:46 AM
Mary Beth Hatch, EAST facilitator at Harrison Junior High School, will be honored today as the PBS Lead Digital Innovator for Arkansas and will represent the state at a national conference in Denver in June.
Collaborative 'Troop J Project' Presented
Posted on Apr 12, 2016 at 8:56 AM
Twenty EAST programs worked with Arkansas Tech University Department of Emergency Management to fulfill a request from the captain of the state police division.
EAST Offering Arduino Training and Starter Kits
Posted on Apr 1, 2016 at 7:52 AM
Two additional student technical training sessions are being offered in April. Students will receive training in using Arduino kits to solve community problems. Each school that attends will take an Arduino kit back with them and use that to train other students and complete community projects.
EAST Vision Building Workshop April 13
Posted on Mar 24, 2016 at 2:18 PM
The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) and the Environmental and Spatial Technology (EAST) Initiative are pleased to announce a Vision Building Workshop for Arkansas schools considering implementation of an EAST program.
EAST Conference 2016 Awards
Posted on Mar 18, 2016 at 3:07 PM
Congratulations to winners of all the awards presented at EAST Conference 2016.
EAST Senior Wins App Challenge
Posted on Mar 11, 2016 at 1:01 PM
Tyler Gay, a senior in the EAST program at Bentonville High School, was part of a team of three students who won the Congressional App Challenge in Arkansas’ 3rd Congressional District. The contest was hosted by U.S. Rep. Steve Womack, who presented medals to Tyler and his teammates during a ceremony Feb. 19.
Conference App is Now Available
Posted on Mar 7, 2016 at 9:14 AM
The mobile app for EAST Conference 2016 is now available for both Apple and Android devices.