The Arkansas Network of STEM Centers serves to enrich the knowledge and teaching practices of teachers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics by:

  • Linking institutions of higher education to K-12 public schools, educational service cooperatives, and businesses.
  • Providing services and resources for teachers, administrators, and students.

The Centers work to keep the public informed and offer implementation assistance as it relates to trends in education.

Professional Development and Technical Assistance Opportunities

  • Common Core State Standards Prep
  • Curriculum Mapping and Alignment for Common core State Standards Instruction and Assessment
  • Preparing Students for ACTAAP Testing
  • K – 12 Vertical Alignment of Topics / Technology
  • Inquiry-based & Problem-based Instruction in Science and Mathematics
  • Development of Performance Assessments and the Use of Rubrics
  • Analyzing ACTAAP, NAEP, TIMSS and PISA Test Data
  • Math/Science Coaches Training
  • Technology Professional Development
  • Custom Designed Programs to Meet the Needs of Individual Schools
  • Student Enrichment Programs
  • School Improvement Planning
  • Technical Assistance: Instructional Technology, Data Analysis, Curriculum Implementation
  • Science Classroom/Laboratory Safety
  • Effective Use of Math Manipulatives and Science Equipment
  • Parental Involvement & Family Math/Science/Literacy Nights
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The percentage of people age 25 and over with a bachelor’s degree in a science or engineering field.

Find the STEM Center you need below

Arkansas State University-
East Arkansas Community College
ASU Delta STEM Education Center
Dr. Cynthia Miller, Director
Center for Excellence in Education
P.O. Box 2338
State University, AR 72467-2338
Phone: (870) 680-8016 (W) ; (870) 897-5124 (C)
Fax: (870) 972-3559
Email: camiller@astate.edu
http://www.asuSTEM-EDcenters.org
Math Specialist-Dianne Bounds (870) 217-9572
Science Specialist-Linda Kellim (870) 217-9571
Arkansas State University
ASU Rural STEM Education Center
Dr. Julie Grady, Director
P.O. Box 2350
State University, AR 72467-2338
Phone: (870) 680-8100 (W)
Fax: (870) 972-3559
Email: jgrady@astate.edu
http://www.asuSTEM-EDcenters.org
Math Specialist- Dr. Danita Gibson (870) 240-5927
Science Specialist-Debby Rogers (870) 637-2944
Arkansas Tech University
STEM Center
Bruce Lazurus – Director
Corley Building
1811 North Boulder Ave.
Russellville, AR, 72801-2222
Phone: (479) 968-0331
Fax: (479)968-0677
Email: hlazarus@atu.edu
Math Specialist: Sarah Burnett (479) 880-4323
Science Specialist-Terri Frost (479) 880-4323
Harding University
Center for Mathematics and Science Education
Dr. Tony Finley, Director
Dr. Allen Henderson, Asst. Director
Box 12254
Searcy, AR 72149
Phone: (501) 279-4242 or (501) 279-4167(asst)
Fax: (501) 279-5717
Email:
tfinley@harding.edu
ahenderson@harding.edu
www.harding.edu/education/msc.html
Math Specialist-Tim Brister (501) 279-4621
Science Specialist-Ben Carrigan (501) 279-5854
Henderson State University
The STEM Center at Henderson State University
Ms. Betty Ramsey, Director
Box 7663 / 1100 Henderson Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001
Phone: (870) 230-5417
Fax: (870) 230-5099
Email: ramseyb@hsu.edu
www.hsu.edu/stemcenter
Math Specialist-Carrie Barber (870) 230-5417
Science Specialist-Greg Wertenberger (870) 230-5417
Southern Arkansas University
Southern Arkansas University STEM Center for K-12 Education
Dr. Scott R. White Director
P.O. Box 9181
Magnolia, AR 71754
Phone: (870) 235-4278
Fax: (870) 235-4936
Email: srwhite@saumag.edu
Math Specialist-Denise Merritt (870)807-7429
Science Specialist-Susan Johnson (870)814-6151
University of Arkansas
STEM Center for Math and Science Education
NASA Educator Resource Center
Ms. Lynne H. Hehr, Director
346 N. West Avenue, #202
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: (479) 575-3875
Fax: (479) 575-5680
Email: lhehr@uark.edu
http://cmase.uark.edu
Math Specialist-Dona McSpadden (479) 575-3875
Science Specialist-Lesley Merritt (479) 575-3875
University of Arkansas at Fort Smith
Institute for Math and Science Education
Ms. Darlynn Cast, Director
College of Education
5210 Grand Avenue/Box 3649
Fort Smith, AR 72913
Phone: (479) 788-7257 or 788-7244
Fax: (479) 426-6244
Email: darlynn.cast@uafs.edu
http://uafs.edu/education/IMSE
Math Specialist-Angie Jennings (479) 788-7790
Science Specialist-Steven Brodie (479) 788-7248
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Arkansas Partner for STEM Education
Dr. Ann Robinson-Interim Director
College of Education, Dickinson Hall 300
2801 South University
Little Rock, AR 72204
Phone: (501) 569-3410
Fax: (501) 569-8242
Email: aerobinson@ualr.edu
http://ualr.edu/stemcenter-2lpkh/
Math Specialist-Karen Rivers (501) 569-8062
Science Specialist-Keith Harris (501) 569-8149
University of Arkansas at Monticello
UAM STEM Center
Ms. Wanda Jackson, Director
UAM Box 3608, Willard Hall
Monticello, AR 71656
Phone: (870) 460-1667
Fax: (870) 460-1563
Email: jacksonwm@uamont.edu
Math Specialist- Debbie Morrison (870) 460-1473
Science Specialist- Terri Smith (870) 460-1613
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Center for Math/Science Education
Dr. Joy Jackson, Director
Mail Slot 4978/1200 North University
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
Phone: (870) 575-8051
Fax: (870) 575-4672 or 8852
Email: jacksonjm@uapb.edu
University of Central Arkansas
UCA Institute for STEM Professional Development and Education Research (UCA STEM Institute)
Dr. Umadevi Garimella, Director
201 Donaghey Avenue, 212 Main
Conway, AR 72035-5003
Phone (501) 450-5663, 450-3426 (sec)
Fax: (501) 450-5009
Email: ugarimel@uca.edu
http://www.uca.edu/steminstitute
Math Specialist- Belinda Robertson (501) 450-3621
Science Specialist- Minnietta Ready (501) 450-5868