AR AIMS New Math Director, Summer Vaught


Summer Vaught earned her BS, MS in Mathematics, and MeD from UALR. She published research in Nonlinear Differential Equations after earning her MS and worked as a Graduate Assistant at UALR teaching College Algebra, College Trigonometry, and Intermediate Algebra. Upon completing her MS she began teaching at Little Rock Central High school where she stayed for 11 years before joining AIMS. At Central High, Summer taught AP Statistics for 9 years and AP Calculus BC for 6 years, earning some of the top scores in the state for both courses. She was department chair at Central for 6 years and Math Interventionist for 2 years. She and a colleague developed a math intervention program that raised ACT Aspire scores as well as overall math grades for underperforming students. She has been serving as an AP Reader in Statistics for 5 years. She resides in Little Rock with her husband and 2 children.

Summer 2019 Professional Development Opportunities

PAP Science, LTF Math 6th-12th, LTF English 6th-12th All workshops are $500.00 for teachers from AR AIMS schools, $600.00 for teachers from non AR AIMS schools.  ***NOTE:  LTF Math & English DO NOT have to be taken in sequential order.

This is a tentative agenda that can be printed to submit to administrators for workshop approval .
AR AIMS Summer 2019 Workshop Agenda

At Benton High School, Benton, AR June 18-21

  • June 18-21, 2019:  PAP Physical Science and PAP Biology
    Click to register for Science Training in Benton
  • June 18-21, 2019:  LTF English-YEAR 1– 6th-12th Grades–CLOSED-WORKSHOP  IS FULL
  • June 18-21, 2019: LTF Math-YEAR 3–6th-12th Grades--CLOSED-WORKSHOP IS FULL

At Farmington High School, Farmington, AR June 25-28

At Maumelle High School, Maumelle, AR July 23-26

  • July 23-26, 2019: PAP Science–6th, 7th, PS, Biology, PAP Chemistry and Regular Chemistry
    Click to register for Science Training in Maumelle
  • July 23-26, 2019: LTF English–Year 2 -6th-12th GradesCLOSED-WORKSHOP IS FULL
  • July 23-26, 2019: LTF Math–YEAR 2– 6th-12th Grades– CLOSED-WORKSHOP IS FULL


For teachers teaching 3rd-5th Grades

**Note Elementary LTF workshops do not have to be taken in Sequential Year order

Fall 2 Day Content Workshops

  • October 7 & 8- AP Language, AP Literature and PreAP English
  • October 21 & 22- AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC and AP Statistics
  • October 28 & 29- AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP Physics

Spring 2020 AP Mock Reading Workshops

  • English  February 10 & 11
  • Science & Math April 6

The registration link for the Fall Workshops and Mock Reading Workshops is not yet available