As an ACE Trailblazer your future academic and career goals are at the forefront of our mission! Our services are designed to help our students reach their full potential.


We provide access to Service Providers across Arkansas and nearby states. We offer a variety of academic, career and college preparation, life skills, cultural and mental health services!


Need school supplies, uniforms, tuition assistance, educational software/hardware, tutoring, pre-apprenticeships, ACT/SAT prep, and other services? We encourage you to explore our services and choose options that meet your needs!


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Director's Message

Welcome to the ACE Program!


As your Program Director, I would like to welcome you to the ACE family at the American Indian Center of Arkansas.


The mission of the ACE Program is to offer a variety of academic, training, and mental health services to enhance the lives of Native American youth in Arkansas. We aim to provide an innovative, academic, cultural, and pragmatic excellence to empower future leaders.


The ACE Program offers academic solutions to meet the needs of students with various life circumstances. We provide online services to address Covid-19 safety concerns and meet the rapidly changing demands of technology. We also offer in-person services to provide students with unforgettable hands-on experiences to prepare them for future career opportunities.


It is both our challenge and commitment to remain updated concerning these innovations. We will ensure that our students are exposed to the critical skills necessary for success in their future scholastic and professional endeavors.


I am committed to listening to the needs of staff, students, and families and working together to cultivate a life-long learning culture. I look forward to joining you on this educational journey!


On behalf of the ACE Program family, I would like to express my sincere gratitude in selecting us as the solution to your educational needs!


Ms. Ashley McBride, M.S.


Our commitment to Native American youth fuels our passion to cultivate leaders who strive for excellence in all endeavors.


Our fervor to create trailblazers pushes our staff and service providers to create limitless futures for the students we serve.


Be Kind

Be Respectful

  Be Responsible

Work Hard

Have Fun

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