UA Little Rock Will Provide Free Summer Enrichment Program in Musical Theatre for Junior High School Students with ADE Grant

The UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education will host a week-long summer enrichment program for Arkansas junior high school students who want to learn more about musical theater and stage performance. The program is provided at no cost to students who are selected to participate. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Will Provide Free Summer Enrichment Program in Musical Theatre for Junior High School Students with ADE Grant”

Dr. Monica Meadows

UA Little Rock Graduate is Sharing Gifted and Talented Education with the Community

Dr. Monica Meadows, a gifted and talented facilitator for the Pulaski County Special School District, is making a difference by sharing her passion for gifted and talented education with the community. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Graduate is Sharing Gifted and Talented Education with the Community”

Dr. Ann Robinson.

Robinson Awarded A. Harry Passow International Award for Leadership in Gifted Education

Dr. Ann Robinson, distinguished professor of education at UA Little Rock, has been honored for her dedication to serving and advocating for gifted children around the world.  Continue reading “Robinson Awarded A. Harry Passow International Award for Leadership in Gifted Education”

Staff members at UA Little Rock's Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education are preparing for the 25 anniversary of the Advanced Placement Summer institute. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock holds virtual AP Summer Institute for 700 teachers

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock held its first fully online Advanced Placement Summer Institute in June and July for more than 700 AP teachers.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock holds virtual AP Summer Institute for 700 teachers”

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Jodie Mahony Center creates educational resource page for parents of gifted and talented youth

The Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has created a webpage with educational resources to help parents of gifted, talented, and high-ability students stay engaged and academically challenged while learning at home. Continue reading “Jodie Mahony Center creates educational resource page for parents of gifted and talented youth”

Dr. Ann Robinson.

UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center receives nearly $2.5 million STEM grant

The Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received nearly $2.5 million to develop and implement a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program that identifies and serves academically promising second- and third-grade students in Arkansas.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center receives nearly $2.5 million STEM grant”

SLUFY celebrates 40th anniversary 

The gifted and talented kids attending UA Little Rock’s Summer Laureate University for Youth (SLUFY) are doing the cool things they don’t get to do in a typical school classroom. They’ve designed roller coasters and mixed potions. They’ve built caves, launched rockets, solved mysteries, broken codes, created art, and even cracked a few eggs in their quest to design a safe car. And while they’re having lots of fun, they’ve also learned a thing or two.   Continue reading “SLUFY celebrates 40th anniversary “

Staff members at UA Little Rock's Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education are preparing for the 25 anniversary of the Advanced Placement Summer institute. Photo by Ben Krain.

AP Summer Institute celebrates 25th anniversary, receives $441k grant to support teacher professional development

For the past 25 years, the Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has provided training for Advanced Placement teachers across Arkansas through the AP Summer Institute.  Continue reading “AP Summer Institute celebrates 25th anniversary, receives $441k grant to support teacher professional development”