Sallie Cone Preschool

 Heather Leavell

Phone: (501) 450-6693

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Heather Leavell

Heather Leavell has Masters' degrees in the fields of School Counseling and Educational Leadership. She loves spending time with her family outdoors experiencing new adventures.

Sallie Cone Preschool

Ida Burns Elementary

 Amy Howell

Phone: (501) 450-4825

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Amy Howell

Amy Howell became the Principal of Ida Burns Elementary School in the Fall of 2020. Mrs. Howell earned her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership through Arkansas State University. She has taught a variety of grades, as well as been an Instructional Facilitator and the Assistant Principal at Ida Burns. Mrs. Howell enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Ida Burns Elementary

Woodrow Cummins Elementary

Dr. Dayna Lewis

Phone: (501) 513-4417

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Dr. Dayna Lewis

Dr. Lewis has been in the field of education since 1993. When she's not at work, Mrs. Lewis loves reading, traveling with her family, and shopping at Target.

Woodrow Cummins Elementary

Theodore Jones Elementary

Dr. Tammy Woosley

Phone: (501) 450-6645

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Dr. Tammy Woosley

Tammy Woosley has a Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership from Lamar University. She enjoys spending time with her family or reading a good book.

Theodore Jones Elementary

Carolyn Lewis Elementary

 Stacy Defoor

Phone: (501) 450-4835

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Stacy Defoor

Stacy DeFoor returned to Carolyn Lewis Elementary as Principal in 2018. Prior to accepting this position, Mr. DeFoor served as the assistant principal at CLE for 3 years before transitioning to Florence Mattison where served as Principal for three years. He began his educational career teaching 3rd and 4th grade at Oak Grove Elementary. Mr. DeFoor is an avid outdoorsman. In his spare time he is usually hunting, fishing, exercising, and spending time with his family.

Carolyn Lewis Elementary

Preston and Florence Mattison Elementary

 Gary Logan

Phone: (501) 450-4820

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Gary Logan

Mr. Logan is a proud graduate of Mayflower High School. He loves to be outside next to a BBQ grill.

Preston and Florence Mattison Elementary

Julia Lee Moore Elementary

 Kenny Clark

Phone: (501) 450-4830

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Kenny Clark

Mr. Clark started his educational career in 1995 after getting his Bachelors and Masters Degree in Education from the University of Central Arkansas. He enjoys traveling and spending time with his family and friends.

Julia Lee Moore Elementary

Ellen Smith Elementary

 Holly King

Phone: (501) 450-4815

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Holly King

A Wampus Cat Alum, Holly King began teaching in Conway Public Schools in 2007. She has been the Assistant Principal at Julia Lee Moore and at Ellen Smith. In 2019 Mrs. King became Principal at Ellen Smith where she works hard serving students and their families. Mrs. King loves to run and spend time with her husband and three children.

Ellen Smith Elementary

Jim Stone Elementary

 Mark Lewis

Phone: (501) 450-4808

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Mark Lewis

Mr. Lewis has Bachelor's and Master's Degrees from the University of Central Arkansas, and an Educational Specialist Degree from the University of Arkansas. He taught at Ida Burns for three years and served as the Assistant Principal at Theodore Jones Elementary and Jim Stone Elementary for five years before being hired as the Jim Stone Elementary Principal in 2004.

​Mr. Lewis loves spending time with his wife Dayna (who is the principal at Woodrow Cummins Elementary) and their kids: KatyBeth, Adam and KaraLyse. He also enjoys golf, working out, and watching his beloved Chicago Cubs and Dallas Cowboys. ​

Jim Stone Elementary

Marguerite Vann Elementary

 Bobby Walker

Phone: (501) 450-4870

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Bobby Walker

Bobby Walker has a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Master's degree in Elementary Education, and 30 hours in Administration. He started off his career in education at Youth Villages, a residential treatment facility in Memphis. Mr. Walker was a teacher for 9 years in Memphis and then was accepted into “New Leaders for New Schools," a national program for leaders in urban education. After completion of this program, he became a principal in Memphis City Schools for five years. Mr. Walker is a veteran of the United States Navy. He loves to scuba dive and spend time with his wife, daughter, and four dogs.

Marguerite Vann Elementary

Bob and Betty Courtway Middle School

 Amy Jordan

Phone: (501) 450-4832

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Amy Jordan

Ms. Jordan has been the principal of Bob and Betty Courtway Middle School since the 2017-18 school year. She has been in the Conway School District since 2005, where she has worked as a high school English teacher, a literacy coach, a literacy specialist, and an assistant principal. She graduated from Vilonia High School in 1992 and Hendrix College in 1996. She obtained her master’s degree in school leadership and administration from the University of Central Arkansas in 2003. Ms. Jordan loves to motivate those around her to see that education is the key to success, and in her free time, she likes to read, travel, and spend time with her family and friends.

Bob and Betty Courtway Middle School

Ruth Doyle Middle School

 Matt Kelly

Phone: (501) 450-6675

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Matt Kelly

Mr. Matt Kelly attended Conway Public Schools for Kindergarten through 12th grade. After obtaining his Bachelor’s Degree from UCA, he joined the district as a 10th grade Biology teacher.

Mr. Kelly entered administration as an Assistant Principal at Simon Middle School and is now serving as principal of Ruth Doyle Middle School.

Ruth Doyle Middle School

Ray and Phyllis Simon Middle School

 Christi Parrish

Phone: (501) 513-6120

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Christi Parrish

Christi Parrish has been serving in an administrative role at Simon Middle School since 2012. Before coming to Conway Public Schools, she worked as an English teacher, an Instructional Facilitator, and as an Assistant Principal in Pulaski County Special School District.

Parrish received her BA in English in Secondary Education at UCA, her Masters in Counseling from Harding University and her degree in Administration from ASU. Mrs. Parrish and her husband Jamie enjoy their family time spent with their daughter Jay.

Ray and Phyllis Simon Middle School

Carl Stuart Middle School

Dr. Chris Barnes

Phone: (501) 329-2782

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Dr. Chris Barnes

Dr. Barnes possesses an extensive background in educational leadership. Prior to being Principal at Carl Stuart Middle School, Dr. Barnes was the Director of Elementary Instruction at Russellville School District. Before that, he led education initiatives at the state level as Director of Assessment and Accountability for the Arkansas Research Center and Deputy Director of Curriculum and Assessment at the Arkansas Department of Education. Dr. Barnes also has experience working directly with students as a guidance counselor and an English teacher at Rivercrest Junior High School in the Rivercrest School District.

Dr. Barnes believes that middle school is a very special time for children and loves the challenge of helping students discover their talents and pushing them to achieve greatness. His wife, Tiffany, is an intervention teacher at Carolyn Lewis Elementary, where their son Jacob attends school.

Carl Stuart Middle School

Conway Junior High School

 Ben Darley

Phone: (501) 450-4860

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Ben Darley

Mr. Darley is originally from Mobile, Alabama and is the son of missionaries. After living in Japan from the age of four he attended Ouachita Baptist University while studying History and Political Science. After graduating from OBU, Mr. Darley joined the Air Force where he served as a linguist. He can speak both Russian and Japanese. After the leaving the Air Force, he began his teaching career in San Antonio, Texas before coming to teach in Conway in 2007.

Conway Junior High School

Conway High School

 Buck Bing

Phone: (501) 450-4880

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Buck Bing

Buck Bing has served as Principal at Conway High School since June of 2018. Mr. Bing is a long time Wampus Cat serving the district since 1996 in many different roles including Teacher, Coach, and Administrator.

Mr. Bing is a classically trained educator from the school of education at the University of Central Arkansas. Mr. Bing, and his wife Cheryl, have been Conway residents since 1992.

Conway High School