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Dr. Jeff Collum

Jeff Collum became the Superintendent of Conway Public Schools in July, 2021. Collum worked as a Superintendent for nine years before coming to Conway- both in Hallsville, Texas and in Benton, Arkansas. Prior to becoming a Superintendent, Collum was the Executive Director of Secondary Education in Tyler, (TX) ISD. He has also worked as a High School Principal, Assistant Principal, Teacher, and Coach in other Texas school districts. He has nearly two decades of administrative experience.

Collum is well-known throughout the nation for his work and insight on school safety initiatives. He has strong experience in school finance, technology, and virtual learning. Peers say he has a positive personality and a progressive mindset. Jeff Collum has been named “Administrator of the Year” twice- in Texas in 2010 and again in Arkansas in 2014.

Jeff and his wife, Cara have three sons who are proud Wampus Cats.