Arkansas School for the Deaf Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

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The Arkansas School for the Deaf is governed by our Board of Trustees. Individual Board members are appointed by the Governor to serve six-year terms, in which they provide oversight, guidance, and support of ASD programs and policies. The Board of Trustees is responsible for the appointment of our Superintendent, Dr. Janet Dickinson, who has responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the school. 



Dr. Dickinson
 Dr. Janet DickinsonSuperintendent
Board of Trustees
Roy P John McAllister Sam Atcherson Susan Pack
Roy DePriest
Expire - Jan. 2021
Dr. John McAllister
Expire - Jan. 2022
Dr. Sam Atcherson
Expire - Jan. 2023
Susan Pack
Board Member
Expire - Jan. 2025
Faith McLaughlin
Holly Mott Priya Gupta
Faith McLaughlin
Board Member
Expire - Jan. 2024
Holly Mott
ASD Parent Representative
Expire - Jan. 2025
Dr. Priya Gupta
ASBVI Parent Representative
Expire - Jan. 2025
Board meetings are held monthly and are open to the public. 
School Board Monthly Agenda can be found here.
Minutes of School Board Meetings can be found here.