Christine Deitz

Director helps to maintain National Board certification at UA Little Rock through ADE grant

Teachers from across the state can continue to seek or renew National Board certification at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, thanks to a $30,000 grant awarded by the Arkansas Department of Education for the university’s support site. Continue reading “Director helps to maintain National Board certification at UA Little Rock through ADE grant”

Facebook launches campaign at UA Little Rock to promote computer science education in Arkansas

Facebook has inspired the next generation of technology industry leaders in Arkansas with the launch of the “Tech Take Over” campaign at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Facebook launches campaign at UA Little Rock to promote computer science education in Arkansas”

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UA Little Rock receives $600k to fund special education research

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received more than $600,000 from the Arkansas Department of Education to fund the university’s IDEA Data and Research Center.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock receives $600k to fund special education research”

Students perform a musical number at “MT Stage: The Hamilton Experience” summer enrichment program.

Grant brings beloved musical theatre program to life

After a 15-year absence, a beloved musical theatre enrichment program returned to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, thanks to a grant from the Arkansas Department of Education.  Continue reading “Grant brings beloved musical theatre program to life”

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UA Little Rock to host ‘Hamilton’-inspired student showcase

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a student showcase featuring music inspired by the breakout Broadway hit, “Hamilton,” on Friday, June 30.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host ‘Hamilton’-inspired student showcase”

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UA Little Rock to host “Hamilton”-inspired musical theatre program

The Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at the University for Arkansas at Little Rock will hold a musical theatre program inspired by the breakout Broadway hit “Hamilton.”  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host “Hamilton”-inspired musical theatre program”

Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key (left) and Assistant Commissioner Ivy Pfeffer (right) discuss the state of education in Arkansas with UALR education faculty Sept. 22. Photo by Brad Sims.

Arkansas Education Commissioner addresses UALR faculty

About 10 years ago, Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key heard something that still saddens him to this day.

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