Johnny Key

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Standards for Accreditation Specialists


Tim Barnes, Area Specialist
Phone: 501-683-1029
Fax: 501-682-4618
Barbara Means, Area Specialist 
Phone: 501-682-2259
Fax: 501-682-4618
Kay Gardner, Area Specialist
Phone: 501-683-1039
Fax: 501-682-4618
Charles Nowak, Area Specialist 
Phone: 501-682-5295
Fax: 501-682-4618
Mari Beth Lawrence, Area Specialist 
Phone: 501-682-4367
Fax: 501-682-4618
David (Nath) Tumlison, Area Specialist 
Phone: 501-682-4368
Fax: 501-682-4618
Randall Lawrence, Area Specialist 
Phone:  501-683-5385
Fax: 501-682-4618

2017-18 Map of SAU Area Assignments by Specialist 

2017-18 SAU Area Assignments by Specialist

For more information, please contact:

Roy Causbie, Public School Program Manager
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Public School Accountability
Four Capitol Mall, Box 21
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-683-1032
Cell:  501-580-9767
Fax:  501-682-4618

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