Statewide Computer Science Specialists

 

The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) Office of Computer Science has provided grants for state-wide computer science specialists. The primary task for these specialists is to provide Arkansas educators with access to quality computer science professional development. Though the following specialists may be housed in a particular Education Service Cooperative (ESC) or town, they are statewide specialists and will serve the computer science professional development needs of all educators across Arkansas as directed and approved by the ADE Office of Computer Science.

Kelly Griffin - Lead CS Specialist

Little Rock
Cell Phone: 501-289-0367

Expertise: Robotics and Connecting to Business

Mark Barnes

Monticello
Phone: 501-242-2573

Expertise: Programming (full stack), Data Science, Machine Learning

Jim Furniss  

Conway
Cell Phone: 501-289-0317

Expertise: CS PRAXIS prep and Level I/II programming

Tammy Glass

Arkadelphia
Cell Phone: 501-289-2170
Expertise: K-8 content and integration, CTE Integration, and Innovation/Maker Spaces

John Hart

Fayetteville
Cell Phone: 501-289-2198
Expertise: Cross-curricular integration, video game design, and esports

Lori Kagebein 

Hot Springs
Cell Phone: 501-289-2199
Expertise: Full Stack Development (Java, SQL, HTML) and ASMSA’s CodingARFuture

Eli McRae

Fort Smith
Cell Phone: 501-289-2204
Expertise: Cybersecurity, IT Infrastructure, electrical engineering and software development  

Alex Moeller

Beebe
Cell Phone: 501-289-2167

Expertise: Robotics and Programming 

Leslie Savell

Texarkana
Cell Phone: 501-289-2205

Expertise: K-8 Robotics, Codeables, and CS Newsletter  

Zack Spink

Walnut Ridge
Cell Phone: 501-289-2185
Expertise: Programming (all levels), Virtual Reality, and Game Development

 

For more information, please contact:

Four Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
501-682-0459
 
 
State Director of Computer Science Education
501-682-0459
 
Lead Computer Science Specialist
501-682-5169
 
Office of Computer Science Program Advisor
501-682-5246
Office of Computer Science Policy Development Coordinator
501-682-0459