PB educator named to state EAST Board

Barbara Warren of Pine Bluff has been added to the EAST Initiative Board of Directors.

Warren is director of the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative in Pine Bluff. Over the past 17 years, she worked her way up from teacher, to vocational director, to principal in the Stuttgart School District. She then went on to become special assistant to the superintendent and Director of Federal Programs and Assessment for the Pine Bluff School District.

EAST is a national nonprofit organization that provides STEM project-based learning opportunities utilizing high-end technologies to primary and secondary schools. Warren was named to the board in June and will serve a four-year term.