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.
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
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.
Conference Breakout Sessions open to view
Posted on Feb 22, 2016 at 12:08 PM
A complete listing of breakout sessions offered during EAST Conference 2016 is now live. Registration for breakout sessions begins Thursday, Feb. 25, at 8:30 a.m. CST.
EAST Founder’s Award Finalists Announced
Posted on Feb 9, 2016 at 10:41 AM
Five finalists have been selected to compete for the 2016 Timothy R. Stephenson Founder’s Award, which will be presented by the EAST Initiative during its annual conference at 7 p.m. March 16 in Hot Springs.
Vision Building Workshop Feb. 23
Posted on Feb 1, 2016 at 2:14 PM
The Arkansas Department of Education and Environmental and Spatial Technology Inc. (the EAST Initiative) will be holding a Vision Building Workshop for Arkansas schools considering implementation of an EAST program.