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Summer Seminar Website is Live
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
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
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.

Paradigm Challenge Welcomes Problem Solvers
Paradigm Challenge Welcomes Problem Solvers Posted on Mar 28, 2016 at 11:14 AM

Competition invites STEM-focused, collaborative projects to tackle fire safety.

EAST Vision Building Workshop April 13
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
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
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
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.

West-Scantlebury to be EAST Conference 2016 Keynote
West-Scantlebury to be EAST Conference 2016 Keynote Posted on Mar 3, 2016 at 8:58 AM

Sherece Y. West-Scantlebury, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, has accepted an invitation to be the keynote speaker for EAST Conference 2016. West-Scantlebury will deliver the keynote address during the Gala event on the second night of Conference, March 16.

EAST students present on STEM conference panel
EAST students present on STEM conference panel Posted on Feb 29, 2016 at 1:23 PM

Students from the EAST program at Greenbrier High School joined a panel discussing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education at a conference presented by the Arkansas STEM Coalition and the University of Central Arkansas on Feb. 25, intended to bring schools, business and other community members together to talk STEM partnerships.

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