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Arkansas Home Visiting Network

Tyra Greenwood – Director

Tyra Greenwood is the director of the Arkansas Home Visiting Network for Arkansas Children’s. Tyra began her career at AHVN in early 2012, as the MIECHV project lead for HIPPY programs in Arkansas. She began serving as the HIPPY Arkansas State Manager at Arkansas Children’s in 2015 where she managed the daily operations of the HIPPY Arkansas State Training and Technical Assistance Office. Tyra has enjoyed more than eighteen years of successful experience managing and operating community-based early childhood, parenting, and public health programs. She is a graduate of the University of Arkansas with a master’s degree in operations management and has extensive experience in community collaboration and coalition building. 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.

Alex Cross
Alex Cross

ACH MIECHV ACCOUNTANT
ARKANSAS HOME VISITING NETWORK

Amanda Neal

COMMUNITY ALIGNMENT STATE MANGER
ARKANSAS HOME VISITING NETWORK

Chelsea McCurdy

COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR
ARKANSAS HOME VISITING NETWORK

Alta Jones

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT I
ARKANSAS HOME VISITING NETWORK

Training Institute

Jodie Dailey, MSW, LCSW, MLIS – AHVN Training Institute Program Director

Jodie Dailey, MSW, LCSW, MLIS is the director for Arkansas Home Visiting Network Training Institute. Jodie’s primary interests focus on education, training, and research with a focus on parenting.

Felicia Loring, MS
Felicia Loring, MS

INSTRUCTIONAL DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST II
TRAINING INSTITUTE STAFF

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

INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST
TRAINING INSTITUTE STAFF

Research and Evaluation

Lorraine McKelvey, PhD – 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.
Jodie Dailey
Natha Jolly

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
RESEARCH AND EVALUATION STAFF