Conference 2020 Update - Cancellation Notice
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EAST is happening everywhere, even across the Atlantic Ocean! In the Global Classroom
Hellstern Middle School is working with a STEM classroom in Italy that wants to make the
more student led. In this session, facilitator Nicole Pena from Hellstern Middle School will
the ups and downs of this process.
Learn how the videography skills you learned in EAST can impact a veteran’s life and our Nation’s history. In this session, you will learn how to collect, preserve and make accessible the personal accounts of American military veterans, so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand their selfless service.
Col. Anita Deason
This session is a quick-start guide to Python 3.8 and the tools and resources to become a
What do you want to know before you make a career choice? Do you want to know how you can
get a degree in 2 years or less? Do you want to know about 4 year commitments to career
bliss? Do you want to know about free resources and support for entrepreneurs? Come discover
your options for life after high school.
Mary Beth Hatch
Dr. Micheal Gealt
In this webinar, EAST Alum Tevin Wooten will discuss the importance of STEM and utilizing skills developed through EAST to achieve your career goals. Tevin says, "Working and traveling for America's Most Trusted TV News Network (The Weather Channel) may seem fun and games. And at times, it is...but it takes hard work and a solid foundation to get there."
Are you techy? Then this is the session for you! Technology careers are on the rise. Not
only is this an innovation and evolving career field, tech skills are needed in nearly every
industry. In this session, you will learn about needed certifications and skills. Field
experts will share their tips and tricks on how to break through the tech ceiling.
Working with community partnerships is a component of any EAST project. Join Brian Kutsch (Little Rock Zoo), Susie Marks (Arkansas Nurses Association), Robbie Davis (Museum on Main Street with the Smithsonian Institute), and Sydney Thatcher (Museum on Main Street with the Smithsonian Institute) community experts who are actively working with EAST students, for their insights on what makes a successful community partnership.
In the fall of 2018, Coding Takes Flight was created with a goal of working
with 200 young female students on basic coding concepts utilizing drone
technology. The program has now successfully worked with over 1100
Springdale students and is striving to become a sustainable mentoring
opportunity for our female students. This session will focus on the
importance of EMPOWERING through mentoring.
TechStart, a Facebook education initiative in collaboration with high schools, helps
students explore computer science through technology.
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