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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”

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”

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UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center receives $55k grant to provide workshops for Arkansas teachers

The Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $55,241 grant from the Arkansas Department of Education to provide workshops and training to candidates seeking National Board Teacher Certification.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center receives $55k grant to provide workshops for Arkansas teachers”

SLUFY celebrates 40 years!

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Summer Laureate University for Youth (SLUFY) is gearing up for its 40th anniversary this year with a line-up of more than 30 courses for programs for students completing grades K-8. Continue reading “SLUFY celebrates 40 years!”

Jodie Mahony Center receives funding for middle school program: “MT Stage: The Hamilton Experience”

The Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education has received $31,084 from the Arkansas Department of Education to host “MT Stage: The Hamilton Experience.”  This program allows seventh-, eighth-, and ninth-grade students to produce and perform in “Hamilton,” a popular hip hop musical that debuted on Broadway in 2015.  Continue reading “Jodie Mahony Center receives funding for middle school program: “MT Stage: The Hamilton Experience””

MT Stage: The Hamilton Experience returns June 25-29, 2018

Back this summer! MT Stage: The Hamilton Experience

There’s good news for middle school teens who can’t get enough of the ten-dollar-Founding-Father. For the second year, The Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at the University for Arkansas at Little Rock will offer a free musical theatre program inspired by the Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway hit “Hamilton.” Continue reading “Back this summer! MT Stage: The Hamilton Experience”

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UA Little Rock professors to present research at renowned educational conference in New York

Sixteen professors from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will present research at the 2018 American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual conference in New York, April 13-17. Continue reading “UA Little Rock professors to present research at renowned educational conference in New York”

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Director helps 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 an initial grant of $30,000 awarded by the Arkansas Department of Education for the university’s support site. Continue reading “Director helps maintain National Board certification at UA Little Rock through ADE grant”