Cannon-Clary College of Education

The goal of the Lewis "Tony" Finley 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 Lewis "Tony" Finley STEM Center for Math & Science Education serves teachers by providing access to resources, materials and professional development.

Classes and Workshops

Some workshop topics include:

  • AIMS/GEMS
  • Analysis of Standardized Test Results
  • Current Math and Science Standards
  • Curriculum Mapping and Alignment
  • FOSS/DSM and GEMS kits
  • GeoGebra
  • GLOBE program
  • Instructional Strategies & Content
  • Instructional Technology
  • K-12 Engineering
  • Model Teaching
  • Picture Book Science
  • Robotics
  • Other professional development to fit your needs

Materials Available to Check Out

Contact cmse@harding.edu for more information about cheeking out 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

Allen Henderson

Allen Henderson
Center Director
Office: 501-279-4370
ahenderson@harding.edu

Tim Brister

Tim Brister
Secondary Math Specialist
Office: 501-279-4621
tbrister@harding.edu

Ben Carrigan

Ben Carrigan
Elementary Science Specialist
Office: 501-279-5854
bwcarrigan@harding.edu

Contact Us

Fax: 501-279-4051

Mailing address:
Harding University
College of Education
Box 12254
Searcy, AR 72149-5615