This page is designed to provide Arkansas teachers and students with education-related information and resources. The information provided below includes contests, scholarships and other opportunities that will allow teachers and students to showcase their schools, knowledge, skills, abilities and talents. These listings will be updated as information becomes available. Educators may also visit the Grants Opportunities page and the Events page.
The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) hosts an annual competition, the Aviation Design Challenge, to promote STEM skills in U.S. high school students through aviation. The competition is open to the first 110 high schools that enter or until Jan. 13, 2018. The winning team receives an all-expenses-paid, two-week trip to experience general aviation manufacturing firsthand.
To learn more about the Aviation Design Challenge or to register, visit http://bit.ly/2idxzkF.
This program provides grants to support overseas projects in training, research, and curriculum development in modern foreign languages and area studies for teachers, students, and faculty engaged in a common endeavor. Projects may include short-term seminars, curriculum development, group research or study, or advanced intensive language programs For more information, go to https://www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpsgpa/index.html.
The third annual Congressional App Challenge (CAC) has now launched and will run through Nov. 1, 2017. The CAC is a congressional initiative to encourage student engagement in coding and computer science through local app challenges hosted by the Members of Congress. This year, there are over 165 Members of Congress signed up to participate. To learn more, please visit http://www.congressionalappchallenge.us/2017launch/.
The Teacher Opportunity Program (TOP) offers tuition reimbursement grants to Arkansas teachers and administrators. Teachers and administrators may apply for reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses paid for up to six (6) college credit hours completed for each academic year, not to exceed $3,000. The applicaion deadline is June 1 each academic year. To learn more, please visit http://scholarships.adhe.edu/scholarships/detail/teacher-opportunity-program-top.
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