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Jodie Mahony Center Team Recognized for Efforts to Bring STEM Education to Arkansas Students and Teachers.  Read More…

NAGC Congratulates Dr. Ann Robinson, 2023 NAGC Ann F. Isaacs Founder’s Memorial Award Recipient.  Read More….

NAGC Congratulates Lauren Smithey, 2023 Javits-Frasier Scholar.  Read More….

Congratulations Sheyanne Smith, NAGC 2023 Masters and Specialists Award.  Read More….

Dr. Christine Deitz to address Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education on November 3, 2023 in Harrisburg, PA.

UA Little Rock Graduate, Kay Jones, holds a masters degree in Gifted, Creative, and Talented Education, and is now a published children’s book author.   Read more….

The Jodie Mahony Center receives Arkansas Department of Elementary and Secondary Education grant to establish the University of Arkansas at Little Rock National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Teacher Academy.

Dr. Christine Deitz receives AGATE’s Martha Ann Jones-Norton Service Award.

Jodie Mahony Center receives AEGIS (Academic Enrichment for Gifted in Summer) grant for MT Stage: Expressions.  Read more….

Dr. Christine Deitz becomes National Association for Gifted Children Board Member… Read more…

Dr. Ann Robinson receives A. Harry Passow Award for Leadership in Gifted Education from the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children!  Join the celebration… View the presentation of the award.   Read more…

Dr. Ann Robinson named Distinguished Professor.  Read more…

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Advancing Gifted Education

As one of only 25 centers in the nation dedicated to the development of gifted students, the Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education is uniquely poised to offer training, and guidance to Arkansas residents who are a part of our high-achieving community of thinkers, doers, and learners. The Center is the home of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate programs in gifted education, one of the largest of its kind in the United States. It focuses on:

  • STEM education
  • Professional development
  • Research
  • Graduate programs
  • AP summer institutes
  • Pre-collegiate program