Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education CTE Innovation and Non-Traditional Grant Recipients

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The Division of Career and Technical Education (DCTE) is pleased to announce the following recipients of Perkins Innovation Grants and Non-Traditional Grants. 

Innovation and Non-Traditional Grant applications were scored on their ability to foster innovation through the identification and promotion of promising and proven career and technical education programs, practices, and strategies. Which may include programs, practices, and strategies that prepare individuals for nontraditional fields in career pathways aligned with high-skill, high-wage, or in-demand occupations.

2022-2023 Innovation Grant Recipients


Grant Name

Award Amount

Alma High School

Agricultural UAV Drone Project


Arch Ford Education Cooperative

Glowforge Pro 3D Laser Printer


Augusta High School

CPR Adult Simulation Manikin


Bauxite Middle School

Robotic Kits for Keycode POS


Beebe High School

Modernized Tech Equipment for Health Sciences


Beebe High School

Air Force JROTC CyberPatriot Program


Cabot High School

Glowforge 3D Laser Printer


Cabot High School

Innovative CPR Equipment


Cabot High School

Welding Simulator


Cabot High School

Current Auto Tech Refrigerant System Equipment


Cabot High School

Vernier Investigations: Exploring Human Physiology


Cabot High School

Sports Med Bleeding Simulator


Cave City High School

Television Broadcast POS Equipment


Cedarville High School

Marketing Business Enterprise Equipment


DeQueen High School

STEM Female Recruitment Event


DeQueen/Mena, Southcentral, Southwest Education Cooperative

Special Populations Career Prep Events


DeQueen/Mena, Southcentral, Southwest Education Cooperative

Girl Power to the Max!


Elkins High School

Computer Science Robotics POS


Greenland High School

Experiential Machining Lab


Hamburg High School

Welding in the Agricultural Power, Structural POS


Hamburg High School

Medical Skills and Services CPR Tech


Harrison High School

Drones for Broadcast Television POS


Harrison High School

Agri-Business Systems Aquaponics


Hope High School

L3 Driving Simulators


Hoxie High School

911 Reality Plus Simulator


Izard County High School

Desktop Waterjet Cutter System


Izard County Middle School

Hydroponic System for Agri


Lake Hamilton High School

Garland County Draft Day Event


Lamar High School

CNC Literacy Equipment


Little Rock Central High School

Air Force JROTC Flight Program


Mammoth Spring High School

Shopbot Desktop


Maynard High School

Apex Officer Virtual Law Enforcement Training


Midland High School

CNC Machine


Norfork High School

Shopbot Desktop


Northwest Education Cooperative

Glowforge CNC Laser Cutter/Engraver


OUR Education Cooperative

Glowforge 3D Laser Printer


OUR Education Cooperative

guideWELD VR Welding Simulator


Prescott High School

L3 Driving Simulators


Rison High School

Tool Room Technology


Rogers New Tech High School

Emergency Medical Response Equipment


Rose Bud High School

Tower Garden System


Scranton High School

Virtual WBL Business Management Simulator


Star City High School

CNC Tech Equipment


Star City High School

Biomedical Sciences


Tuckerman High School

911 Reality Plus Simulator


Valley Springs High School

CNC Machine


Valley View High School

Anatomage Table


Walnut Ridge High School

911 Reality Plus Simulator


2022-2023 Non-Traditional Grants


Grant Name

Award Amount

DeQueen/Mena, Southcentral, Southwest Education Cooperative

Be a Model, Break the Mold


Rogers Public Schools

Non-Traditional Career Intitiatives


Dawson Education Cooperative

Career Exploration Fair


Southside Charter High School

Women IN CyberSecurity


Tri-Region Virtual School

STEM Explorers Club


All recipients will receive notification through the Grants Management System (GMS) on Friday, October 14, 2022.  All grant funds should be liquidated by June 1, 2023.


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