Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Academic Enrichment for the Gifted and Talented in Summer ( AEGIS ) Program Proposals

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Office of Learning Services
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Act 814 of 2015
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Assistant Superintendent; CTE Coordinator (COOPs and regular school districts); Curriculum Coordinators; District Coordinators (ALE; Homeless; ESOL; SDFS & Foster); Equity Coordinators (Disability/Race/Gender/National Origin); Federal Programs; Gifted & Talented Coordinators; Parent Involvement Coordinators/Facilitators; Principals; School Counselors; Superintendents; Teachers

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Act 814 of the 2015 legislative session appropriated funds for grants for Academic Enrichment for the Gifted and Talented in Summer Programs (AEGIS). AEGIS grants may be awarded to public or private agencies for the establishment of summer residential or day programs. The AEGIS Grant Application* for summer 2024 programs is now available.  

*Note: Clicking the application link will prompt a 'forced copy' of the application to be created, allowing applicants to save and edit with proposed program information.


Email a link to the completed application to copying by November 27, 2023. Please title the subject of the email "AEGIS 24 Grant Application [Name of Proposed Program]." 


Applicants will be notified of the status of their applications by December 29, 2023.   

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