Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Girls of Promise Conference

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Superintendents; Assistant Superintendent; Principals; Technology Coordinators; Teachers; Gifted & Talented Coordinators; Curriculum Coordinators; School Counselors; CTE Coordinator (COOPs and regular school districts)

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Girls of Promise, an initiative of the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas, exposes girls to opportunities and mentors in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) fields. GOP has the goal of increasing the number of women in higher-level STEAM courses and careers, putting them on the path to achieving economic security as women. The GOP Conference is open to 8th-grade girls in Arkansas who are interested in STEAM. Students will spend multiple days learning about various STEAM careers, enhancing their skills, and meeting women mentors excelling in their fields. The conference is scheduled on Friday, April 1, 2022, at the Arkansas 4-H Center. There will be a virtual kickoff on Thursday, March 31, 2022 at 5:30-7:30 PM CST. Applications are open now until January 28, 2022.  Register at




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