ACSS Officers


Dr. Jason Endacott

Assistant Professor of Secondary Social Studies Education

University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

Professional Information:

Past President

Dustin Seaton

GT Specialist

Northwest Arkansas Educational Service Cooperative (NWA ESC)


Lois Blanton

Bald Knob High School 

Bald Knob, AR

Congressional District 1B

Patricia Turnbough

Awards Committee Chair

Cave City Middle School

Cave City, AR

Congressional District 2B

Susan Jeffries

Bryant School District

Congressional District 3B

Ben Lagrone

District Social Studies TOSA 6-12

Springdale School District

Springdale, AR

Congressional District 4B

Lisa Schuller


Van-Cove Elementary

Member at Large #2

Ty Hendricks

Searcy School District

Searcy, AR

Member at Large #4

Jason Bowles

LISA Academy North

North Little Rock, AR

Member at Large #6

Leigh Sullivan

Green County Tech High School

Paragould, AR

Member at Large #8

Amber Dumond

Blytheville School District

Blytheville, AR

University Representative


University Representative UCA

Dr. Nancy P. Gallavan

University of Central Arkansas

Conway, AR


David L. Freligh

Social Sciences Department Chair

Forrest City High School

Forrest City, AR



Congressional District 1A

Laura G. Richards

Greene County Tech High School

Paragould, AR

Congressional District 2A

Dr. Pat Ramsey

University of Central Arkansas

State History Day Coordinator

Congressional District 3A


Congressional District 4A

Delene McCoy

Kingston High School

Member at Large #1

Amanda Simpson

Searcy High School

Member at Large #3

Olivia Lewis

Sheridan Middle School

Sheridan, AR

Member at Large #5

Melanie Nations

Prairie Grove Middle School

Prairie Grove, AR

Member at Large #7

Cissy Dowdy

South Side School District

University Representative

Dr. Kristin Mann

University of Arkansas - Little Rock

Follow her on Twitter: @dutchermann

University Representative Arkansas State University

Dr. Kellie Buford

Arkansas State University - Jonesboro

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