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Arkansas Home Visiting Network

Dr. Kathy Pillow-Price
Dr. Kathy Pillow-Price - Director

Dr. Kathy Pillow-Price is the director of the Arkansas Home Visiting Network for Arkansas Children’s Hospital. In her current position she is responsible for the overall implementation of an $11+ million dollar yearly budget and organizes statewide efforts to expand, coordinate, and develop the network of home visiting programs throughout the state. She is a graduate of Arkansas State University, where she received bachelor and master's degrees in early childhood education and a doctorate degree in education leadership. Before her work in home visiting, Dr. Price served in higher education in the areas of early childhood and teacher education. She currently chairs the Arkansas Early Childhood Commission and enjoys being active in advocacy work on behalf of children and families.

When not working, she loves spending time with her family, reading almost any book that falls into her lap, traveling, and attending theatre performances. She is married to Garrick Price of Beebe and they share three children – Kaitlin Pitts, Jake Pitts, and Kara Price.


Diane R. Chaney
Diane R. Chaney

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
ARKANSAS HOME VISITING NETWORK

Carrie Massey
Carrie Massey

ACH MIECHV ACCOUNTANT
ARKANSAS HOME VISITING NETWORK

Chelsea McCurdy
Chelsea McCurdy

COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR
ARKANSAS HOME VISITING NETWORK

Toni Weathers
Toni Weathers

GRANT ACCOUNTANT
ARKANSAS HOME VISITING NETWORK


Training Institute

Dr. Nicholas Long, PhD.
Dr. Nicholas Long, PhD. - Director

Nicholas Long, PhD., is the director for Arkansas Home Visiting Network Training Institute. He is also the director of Pediatric Psychology and a professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Long’s primary interests as an educator, clinician, and researcher focus on parenting.


Felicia Loring, MS
Felicia Loring, MS

TRAINER
TRAINING INSTITUTE STAFF

Jodie Dailey
Jodie Dailey

INSTRUCTIONAL DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
TRAINING INSTITUTE STAFF

Mona Scott, M.Ed.
Mona Scott, M.Ed.

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST
TRAINING INSTITUTE STAFF

Sue Porbeck, BS, CHES
Sue Porbeck, BS, CHES

COORDINATOR
TRAINING INSTITUTE STAFF

Research and Evaluation

Lorraine McKelvey
Lorraine McKelvey - Director

Dr. Lorraine McKelvey, Associate Professor, leads the evaluation team. McKelvey has done home visiting research for over a decade. She was a member of the research consortium of the national Early Head Start Research project, a co-investigator on a project funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Home Visiting Campaign to examine the elements of home based Early Head Start services most related to improved family and child outcomes, and conducted research of a home visiting program for teen parents using the Healthy Families America model.


Cody Burnett
Cody Burnett

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
RESEARCH AND EVALUATION STAFF

Shalese Fitzgerald
Shalese Fitzgerald

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
RESEARCH AND EVALUATION STAFF

Natha Jolly
Natha Jolly

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE I
RESEARCH AND EVALUATION STAFF