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About the Division of Research & Technology

This site is managed by the Arkansas Department of Education Division of Research & Technology. This division is responsible for ADE’s technology initiatives, including data systems, statistics/reporting, and IT support/training.


Research & Technology Offices

Assistant Commissioner - James Boardman
Staff Members
  • Cody Decker
  • Melanie Bradford
  • Linda Carter
  • Sheri Umholtz
Responsibilities
  • ADE Technology Initiatives
  • ADE Data Systems
  • State & Federal Reporting
  • Information Technology Infrastructure

Data Quality & Management
Staff Members
  • Jeremy Kratz
  • Sarah Cox
  • Kelly Cutler
  • Monte Harrison
  • Cari Leonard
  • Brent Coney
  • Rionel Tee
  • Alex Reich
Responsibilities
  • Special Projects
  • Grant Management
  • Information & Collaboration Portals
  • Triand - Electronic Transcript System

Data Reporting
Staff Members
  • Ernie Huff
  • Arijit Sarkar
  • Connie Alford
  • Linda Jenkins
  • Ashley Johnson
  • Pat Brewer
  • Doris Stewart
Responsibilities
  • EDFacts Reporting
  • Consolidated State Performance Reporting
  • Ad Hoc Reporting

Data Systems
Staff Members
  • Larry Cunningham
  • Michael McLemore
  • Reshmi Jose
  • Randall Young
  • Marilyn Harris
  • Angel Peugh
  • Steven Ross
Responsibilities
  • Statewide Information System

Technical Support
Staff Members
  • John Gillam
  • Chris Berry
  • Ryan Summers
  • Justin Reeves
  • James Harrison
  • Kevin Topiwala
  • Sawyer McDaniel
Responsibilities
  • Desktop & Network Support
  • IBM Cognos System Administration
  • Virtualized Data Centers

Technology Initiatives & Resources
Staff Members
  • Belinda Kittrell
  • Wilma Toombs
Responsibilities
  • ADE Compressed Interactive Video
  • E-Rate State Coordinators
  • Technology Plans
  • Technology Emmersion Camp Project
  • ThinkInfinity Project

Arkansas Research Center

Please see http://www.adearc.com/