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Jeff S. Collum, Ed.D.

Dr. Jeff Collum is entering his 27th year as a professional educator. In those twenty- seven years he has served as a teacher, coach, assistant principal, high school principal, executive director of secondary schools and student services and a superintendent in both Texas and Arkansas. 

 

In his career he has been named Administrator of the year twice.  Once in Tyler ISD as the administrator of the year for his work primarily in helping a high school campus recover after a teacher stabbing in the classroom in 2009 and in Arkansas he was named the Safe Schools administrator of the year by the Criminal Justice Institute for his contributions to public schools in the state of Arkansas related to school safety in 2014. 

 

Jeff has a passion for school safety and wants to help any administrative team, school board, or community do whatever it takes to ensure their schools are as safe as possible.

Speaking Events & Recognitions

  • Tyler ISD Administrator of the Year 2010

 

  • National School Safety Conference speaker- Orlando, FL   2013

 

  • State Conference Speaker Criminal Justice Institute- Little Rock, AR 2014

 

  • State School Resource Officer Graduate School Ceremony Criminal Justice Institute featured speaker- Little Rock, AR 2015

 

  • State of Arkansas Safe Schools Administrator of the year Criminal Justice Institute 2014

 

  • Arkansas Department of Education Chairman of Executive Committee for Safe Schools, Criminal Justice Institute 2014-2015

 

  • Criminal Justice Lead Consultant and State Trainer for Site Assess training state of Arkansas 2014-2023

 

  • ASBA Conference Speaker 

 

  • AAEA Conference Speaker

 

  • APSRC Conference Speaker

 

  • National Podcast Speaker USDE REMS Data Center 2023

Jason Black

Jason Black is a seasoned professional overseeing various departments at CPSD, providing support to leaders at both building and district levels as the districts Deputy Superintendent. He became an integral part of the Conway team in 2022, bringing with him 17 years of rich experience in the field of education. Jason has served in diverse roles, including teacher, coach, assistant principal, principal, director, assistant superintendent, and superintendent. 

A Louisiana native and proud graduate and football letterman of Louisiana Tech University, Jason's leadership journey was significantly shaped during his time in the United States Marine Corps. The discipline and values instilled during his service have played a pivotal role in his approach to education and leadership. Throughout his educational career, he has built strong relationships with numerous esteemed leaders across multiple platforms.

In addition to his professional endeavors, Jason is a devoted family man. He considers himself fortunate to be the husband of Shannon, his high school sweetheart and fellow educator. Together, they take pride in parenting three awesome children - Ella, Brylee, and Carson. Jason finds fulfillment in cheering on his kids at their sporting events and cherishes moments spent by the grill or by the water with family and friends.

  • United States Marine Corps Combat Veteran & CEO of JB6 Consulting

  • Former D1 Football Letterman

  • Co-Author of: From the Battlefield to the Boardroom

  • Guest Speaker for the US Dept. of  Education’s School Safety Podcast

  • Leadership & team building architect, speaker and strategic advisor

  • Teacher, Coach, Principal, Superintendent, Teammate!

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