ASU-Beebe

Adult Education Staff & Faculty

Elaine Padgett
Elaine is the administrative assistant for the Adult Education Department at ASU-Searcy.  She received a BA in General Studies from Hillsdale College in Moore, OK.   She is also a GED Test Examiner for the State of Arkansas.

Contact: epadgett or 501-207-6290


Sheila Vernon
Shelia is the chief GED test examiner and career development facilitator for all of the ASU-Beebe Adult Education centers.  She obtained her BSE in Elementary Education from the University of Central Arkansas at Conway and her M.Ed in Adult Education from the University of Arkansas in Little Rock. 

Contact: svernon or 501-207-6292


Brenda Jaynes
Brenda is an adult education instructor on the ASU-Searcy campus.  She has a BA in English from Hendrix College in Conway and certification in secondary English and adult education from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.   Brenda teaches language arts and computer literacy on the Searcy campus and facilitates the Distance Learning program.

Class schedule: 
Monday-Thursday  8 a.m.-Noon and 1-3 p.m.
Tuesday/Thursday 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Contact: bjaynes or 501-207-6293


Judy Jackson
Judy is an adult education instructor on the ASU-Searcy campus. Judy has a BSE in elementary education  from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway and adult education certification from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Judy teaches math, reading and language arts on the Searcy campus.

Class schedule:
Monday-Thursday  8 a.m.-Noon and 1-3 p.m.
Tuesday/Thursday 5:30 pm-8:30 pm

Contact: jjackson or 501-207-6290


Karen Davidson
Karen is an adult education instructor on the ASU-Beebe campus.  Karen received  a BA in history, BSE in social science and adult education certification from­­­ Arkansas State University-Jonesboro.   The ASU-Beebe Adult Education Center offers self-paced, individualized instruction in reading, math and language to prepare students to take standardized tests, such as the GED, Compass and ACT.

Class Schedule:
Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-Noon and 1-3 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m.-Noon
Tuesday/Thursday 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Contact: ksdavidson or 501-882-4419


Rena' Kelley
Rena' is an adult education instructor on the ASU-Heber Springs campus.  Rena' has a BSE in health, science, physical education and coaching from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway.  She obtained her master's degree in adult education from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Rena' teaches math, reading, and language arts.

Class Schedule: 
Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-Noon and 1-3 p.m.
Friday   8 a.m.-Noon
Tuesday/Thursday 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Contact: krkelley or (501)362-1270

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