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Math & Science Center

About Us

The goal of the STEM Center for Math and Science Education is to meet the needs of P-12 math and science teachers through professional development, graduate classes, and hands-on training. 

The center trains with materials that support mathematics and science education standards and provides network sessions for them to share their experiences. A wide range of math and science materials are available for checkout and classroom use. The STEM Center for Math & Science Education serves teachers by providing access to resources, materials and professional development.

Classes and Workshops

Some workshop topics include:

Next Generation Science StandardsCommon Core State Standards
MDC - Mathematics Design Collaborative LDC - Literacy Design Collaborative
FOSS/DSM Analysis of Standardized Test Results
Curriculum Mapping Curriculum Alignment 
GeoGebra Professional DevelopmentModel Teaching 
Instructional Strategies Multimedia Training
Other workshops to fit your needs 


Materials Available to Check Out

After clicking on the link below choose the Math and Science Dept link.  A search by keyword or subject will likely yield the best results.

Online Catalog of Materials


  • Kits and manipulatives can be checked out for two weeks at a time.
  • Only two manipulative sets and science kits may be checked out at a time.

Grant Programs Received

  • STEM -- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (Funded by Arkansas Science and Technology Authority, National Science Foundation, and Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation
  • MSP - Mathematical Science Program
  • MIS - Mathematics Instructional Specialist
  • SIS - Science Instructional Specialist
Meet the Math & Science Center Staff
Tony Finley

Dr. Lewis "Tony" Finley  
Center Director
Dean, College of Education
Office: 501-279-4242

Allen Henderson

Allen Henderson
Assistant Director
Office: 501-279-4370

Tim Brister

Tim Brister
Secondary Math Specialist
Office: 501-279-4621

Ben Carrigan

Ben Carrigan
Elementary Science Specialist
Office: 501-279-5854


Contact Us

Center for Math & Science Education is part of the College of Education


Fax: 501-279-5717


Address:College of Education
Math & Science Center
Box 12254
Searcy, AR 72149-2254