ADULT & CONTINUING EDUCATION

The Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus Adult Education program is committed to motivating and encouraging our students to continue their education and to function as a competent member of society. This program is designed to meet the needs of the adult learner who does not possess a high school diploma or would like to improve basic skills in computer, math, English or literacy. Adult Education is fully approved and funded by Arkansas Career Education and the Adult Education Section, and is a FREE service to the community.

Message from Regina Olson, program director:

Our centers are committed to providing you free, flexible, individualized instruction to meet your educational needs. The program is devised in such a way that you can enter and exit at any time throughout the year. We encourage you to stop by, email or call any of our centers listed below to get started on your future today!

 

Program Options

Adult Education is available to those students who require the Arkansas High School Diploma or who require training or retraining for employment.

Basic Skills Enhancement provides a review of academic areas for the high school graduate in need of upgrading skills to enter higher education, military, or the workforce.

English as a Second Language (ESL) allows adults to learn to speak, read, and write English as their second language.

Integrated Education and Training allows adults to earn national certifications while building basic skills to prepare them for a particular career pathway.  Certifications include CNA, Microsoft User Specialist Certifications, pre-apprenticeship

WAGE classes provide work readiness skills and training in areas such as employability, customer service, bank teller, office technology and industrial certifications.

Workplace classes may be arranged with local businesses or industries to upgrade employees' basic skills needed on the job.

 Contact (479) 667-3520 for more information.

 

Contact Information by Location

Logan County Adult Education Center
2932 State Hwy. 10 East (@ Rockline Industries)
Booneville, AR 72927

(479) 675-4326
Please call for appointment
 
Instructor(s):

Jessica Brown, Instructor
jbrown93@atu.edu
 
SNAP Employment and Training Coordinator:
Sherry Hesson
Career Coach, Franklin, Johnson, Logan County                                                                                                                                                                                (479) 259-1362
shesson@atu.edu
 
GED Examiner/Paraprofessional(s):                                                                                                                                                                                            Career Coach                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Jessica Brown 
jbrown93@atu.edu

 Please call the main office at (479) 667-3520 if you are interested in classes.

Johnson County Adult Education Center
18 Sherwood Plaza
Clarksville, AR 72830
(479) 754-2620

Call 479-754-2620 to set up an appointment.

Instructor(s):

Jessica Pipkins, Math Instructor
jpipkins@atu.edu
 
Mitchell Hook, ESL and Tyson Instructor                                                                                                                                                                                  mhook1@atu.edu
 
Karen Kirby, JCDC,Court Referral Program Instructor                                                                                                                                                                              kkirby@atu.edu
 
Kelsey Forrest, Distance Learning Instructor                                                                                                                                                                    kmeeks2@atu.edu
 

GED Examiner/Paraprofessional(s):

Carla White
cwhite66@atu.edu
Career Coach

 

SNAP Employment and Training Coordinator:
Sherry Hesson
Career Coach, Franklin, Johnson, Logan County
Court Referral Program                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (479) 259-1362
shesson@atu.edu
 
Paraprofessional(s):
Cristina Cuevas (bilingual/Spanish)
ccuevas@atu.edu
 
Maria Montelongo (bilingual/Spanish)
mmontelongo1@atu.edu
 
Shannon Lemly, AmeriCorps Life/Career Coach
shannon.lemly@atu.edu

 

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Franklin Co. Adult Education Center
1700 Helberg Lane
Ozark, AR 72949
(479) 667-3520

Call 479-667-3520 to set up an appointment. 

WAGE Instructor: 

Emily Morrow
emorrow@atu.edu

GED Examiner/Paraprofessional(s):

Jessica Brown
jbrown93@atu.edu                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Career Coach

SNAP Employment and Training Coordinator:

Sherry Hesson
shesson@atu.edu                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Career Coach                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Court Referral Program

Director/Instructor:

Regina Olson
rolson2@atu.edu

Christy McCollough, Instructor

 

Logan Co. Adult Education Center (Paris Middle School)
602 N 10th Street Room A7
Paris, AR 72855
(844) 963-3243 ext. 5111

Call 844-963-3243 to set up an appointment or 479-667-3520 for more information.

Instructor(s):

James Anderson
janderson@atu.edu

SNAP Employment and Training Coordinator:

Sherry Hesson
shesson@atu.edu

Jessica Brown
jbrown93@atu.edu                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Career Coach

Director/Instructor:

Regina Olson
rolson2@atu.edu

 

Faculty & Staff

Regina Olson

Regina Olson
Director
 
Adult and Continuing Education
1700 Helberg Lane
Ozark, AR 72949
 
(479) 667-3520
rolson2@atu.edu

Sherry Hesson

Sherry Hesson
Instructor
 
Adult and Continuing Education
1700 Helberg Lane
Ozark, AR 72949
 
(479) 667-3520
shesson@atu.edu

Christy McCollough

Christy McCollough
Instructor
 
Adult and Continuing Education
2932 AR-10 E
Booneville, AR 72927
 
(479) 675-4326
cmccollough@atu.edu

Emily Marrow

Emily Marrow
Instructor
 
Adult and Continuing Education
1700 Helberg Lane
Ozark, AR 72949
 
(479) 754-2620
jmarrow@atu.edu 

Jessica Brown

Jessica Brown
Instructor
 
Adult and Continuing Education
1700 Helberg Lane
Ozark, AR 72949
 
(479) 667-3520
jbrown93@atu.edu

Jessica Pipkins

Jessica Pipkins
Instructor
 
Adult and Continuing Education
18 Sherwood Plaza
Clarksville, AR 72830
 
(479) 754-2620
jpipkins@atu.edu

 

Carla White

Carla White
Project/Program Specialist
 
Johnson County Adult Education
18 Sherwood Plaza
Clarksville, AR 72830
 
(479) 754-2620
cwhite66@atu.edu