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NABSE Board of Directors

NABSE is proud to present our Board of Directors.
To learn more about a director, please click on his or her name.

President

President-Elect

Marietta English
President
Baltimore Teachers Union
Baltimore, MD
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Laura Prouty - Administrative Assistant

Dr. Michael McFarland
Superintendent
Lancaster ISD
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Recording Secretary

Treasurer

Dr. Constance Collins
Superintendent
Round Lake Area Schools
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Dr. Sheila Harrison-Williams
Superintendent
Hazel Crest Schools
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Administration Commission

Governance in Education Commission

Bessie Harris
Principal
Palmer Park Preparatory Academy
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Lynda Jackson
Director
Infection Control Prevention Nurse/In-Service Eastwood Convalescent Center
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Superintendent Commission
Higher Education Commission

Dr. Gloria J. Davis
Superintendent
Illinois Dept. of Juvenile Justice
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Steve B. McCrary, M. Ed., Chair
Associate Director of Disability Services
Tennessee State University
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Instruction & Instructional Support

Retired Educators Commission

Melba Underwood
Chair, Hartman Elementary School
Kansas City, MO


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Joan A. T. Kelley
Retired Educator
DC Public Schools
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Special Projects, Research and Evluation Commission

Parent Commission

Lloyd Sain, Ph.D.
Director, Leadership and Secondary Teacher Development
Little Rock School District
Little Rock, AR
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Bernadette Hamilton-Reid
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Mid-West Representative

Northeast Representative

LaVerne Hooks
Reminderville, OH
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Merlyn M. Bell
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West Representative

Southwest Representative

Anna J. Lee
Academic Support & Community Service Center
Clark County School District
Las Vegas, NV
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Dr. Lamont Smith
Executive Director of Accountability & Student Services
Lancaster, TX ISD
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Southeast Representative

C.D. Moody Research & Development Institute

Dr. Catherine L. Barnes
Project Director/Instructor
Educational Leadership and Learning Programs
Jacksonville University
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Lloyd Sain, Ph.D.
Director, Leadership and Secondary Teacher Development
Little Rock School District
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International Representative

Government Relations and Legislative Liaison to Board

Warren G. Salmon
President
Black Board International First Fridays Canada
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LaRuth Gray, Ph.D.
Scholar in Residence, New York University
Metropolitan Center for Urban Education
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Past President

 

Bernard Hamilton, Ed.D.
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Lloyd Sain, Jr., Ed.D.
Lloyd Sain, Jr.

EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY:
. . To believe that effective leadership offers to its organization support, delegation, coaching, and direction as it appropriately creates, coordinates, monitors, and adjusts to the environment in achieving institutional effectiveness and reaching its vision.
. . To believe and promote that all children, despite their economic status or available resources, are capable of learning and achieving when appropriate systems, programs, and instructions are purposefully designed to meet their present needs, talents, and deficiencies.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
1985 University of Central Arkansas
Conway, Arkansas
B. S. E. Degree, English Education
Special Education, minor
Middle school certification
1989 University of Central Arkansas
Graduate Studies: English & Writing Education, 39 hours
1994 Arkansas State University
Jonesboro, Arkansas
M. S. E. Degree, Curriculum & Instruction/Administration
& Supervision Endorsement
2001 University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Little Rock, Arkansas
Ed.D., Educational Administration & Supervision

CERTIFICATION:
Type: Secondary English, 7-12
Middle School certification
Curriculum Specialist, K-12
Supervisor, K-12
Secondary Principal, 5-12
Administration

WORK EXPERIENCES:
January 2007 – Present University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Dept. of Educational Leadership
Adjunct Faculty
August 2005 – December 2006 Pulaski Technical College
Department of English
Adjunct Faculty
July 2005 – Present Little Rock School District
Director of Prof. Development
July 2003 – June 2005 Little Rock School District
Coordinator of Leadership
Development
July 1998- June 2003 Alternative Learning Center
Principal
July 1996 – July 1998 Pulaski Heights Junior High
School – Assistant Principal
January 1994 – 2003 Philander Smith College
Department of English & Humanities – Adjunct Faculty
August 1993 - July 1996 Little Rock School District
Central High School, Grade 10
January 1991 - May 1993 Forrest City School District
Adult Ed. Program - English
August 1985 - August 1993 Forrest City Middle School
English Instructor, Grades, 7-8

COMMUNITY AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
. . Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development -Advisory Panel Member for the Leadership Institute 2005 and ASCD Member
. . Arkansas Alliance of Black School Educators (AABSE) – President
. . National Alliance of Black School Educators(NABSE) Member & Chair, Program Development, Research & Evaluation and National Board Member
. . Arkansas Department of Education Administrator Induction Program – Advisory Member and Consultant
. . New Tyler Barber College, Incorporated – Advisory Board Member

PROFESSIONAL AND PUBLICATIONS CREDITS:
Sain, L. (2003). Using From Rage to Hope: The principal's role in creating a school vision. Alternative Network Journal, 17, 30-31: 38-40. Sain. L. (2001). A comparison of pre-post student outcomes and
perception after an intervention of a secondary alternative program
disruptive students. (Doctoral dissertation, University of Arkansas at
Little Rock, 2001). Dissertation Abstracts International, 66, 07A.

SPECIALIZED TRAINING:
. . Standards in Practice: Looking at Student Work and Teacher Assignment, Ed Trust, Washington, D.C., National Trainer
. . Creating a High-performance Learning Culture, Southern Regional Educational Board, Atlanta, GA., District Trainer
. . Using Root Cause Analysis to Reduce Student Failure, Southern Regional Educational Board, Atlanta, GA., District Trainer
. . Designing Assessment to Inform Instruction, Southern Regional Educational Board, Atlanta, GA., District Trainer
. . Mentoring School Leaders in Competency-based Internships, Southern Regional Educational Board, Atlanta, GA., District and State Trainer
. . Assessing Academic Rigor to Ensure Grade-level Proficiency and College-readiness, Southern Regional Educational Board, Atlanta, GA., District Trainer
. . Master Principal Coach Training, Arkansas Leadership Academy, Little Rock, AR, Principal Coach
. . Pathwise Mentoring Model for Beginning Teacher, Arkansas Department of Education, Little Rock, AR, Trainer
. . Classroom Walk-thru Model, AR Department of Education, Little Rock, AR, Trainer