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Literacy Action of Central Arkansas Staff

Sara Drew
Executive Director

Sara Drew
Sara Drew joined Literacy Action as the Development Director in November 2013, and was promoted to Executive Director in October 2014. She has 10 years of experience in the non-profit sector, including programming, education, fundraising, facilitation, marketing and management. Sara s
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Sarah Standridge
Director of Adult Literacy Programs

Sarah Standridge
Sarah grew up in Northwest Arkansas and received a B.A. degree in English from the University of Arkansas in 1995. After working in the corporate world, she began tutoring at the Ozark Literacy Council in Fayetteville and went on to work there as an administrator and an English as a s
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Sydne Doyle
Faulkner County Program Coordinator

Sydne Doyle
Sydne Doyle is an AmeriCorps Member in our Conway office. Originally from Chicago, Sydne attended the University of Central Arkansas and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. Currently, Sydne is working on her Master of Science in Community and Economic Development at the University o
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Julie Payne, VISTA Member (Program Coordinator)

Julie Payne
Julie Payne joined Literacy Action in August 2015 as a VISTA Member in out Little Rock office. Julie is 30 years old. She has been in the service industry since she was old enough to work and feels that she is finally able to pursue her dreams and serve with a nonprofit. Julie has wor
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Dale Pekar, AmeriCorps Member, Little Rock

Dale Pekar
Roles: Intake and testing students Coordinating facilities (classroom location, dates, time) Recruiting Tutors Curriculum design/development Tutors several one-on-one students Qualifications: Dale Pekar is going on his second year as an AmeriCorps Member with Literacy Action. Original
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Callie Bryce, AmeriCorps Member, Little Rock

Callie Bryce
Callie Boyce is an AmeriCorps member at Literacy Action of Central Arkansas.  Originally from Batesville, Arkansas, she moved to Little Rock in 2013, and has been an English as a Second Language (ESL) tutor with Literacy Action since 2014.  Callie received a B.A. in Communication Diso
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Farrah Collins, AmeriCorps Member, Conway

Farrah Collins
Farrah is an AmeriCorps member in our Conway office. Farrah’s emphasis in the Literacy Action office is with English as a Second Language. Before joining AmeriCorps, Farrah worked as an ESL tutor at the Faulkner County Library. Farrah is currently attending the University of Central A
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Miranda Gendreau, AmeriCorps Member, Conway

Miranda Gendreau
Miranda grew up in Russellville, Arkansas, and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Arkansas Tech University in 2013. After graduation, she spent some time in Siena, Italy, working as an au pair and private English teacher. Currently, Miranda is in graduate school stud
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