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Shawn Bullard

Principal, Alma Primary

Shawn Bullard earned an Associate Degree at Carl Albert State College in Poteau, OK. From there he received a Bachelor's Degree from Arkansas Tech University through what was then Westark Community College. 

After two years of teaching, he started on his master of education degree and principal certification through the University of Central Arkansas. In December of 2015, he completed his Specialist Degree through Arkansas State University.

He began his career in education in 1993 in the Fort Smith School District. He taught sixth grade for four years, a fifth and sixth split class for two years, and third grade for two years.

He came to Alma as the assistant principal at Alma Primary School in 2001 under Mrs. Marsha Woolly. Upon her retirement in 2008, he became principal of the Alma Primary School.

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Lacey Thomas

Assistant Principal, Alma Primary

Lacey Thomas is a 2008 graduate of Russellville High School. She earned a Bachelor's in Elementary Education and a Master’s in School Counseling and Leadership from Arkansas Tech University. She holds a Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership: Principalship from Arkansas State University.

Lacey is beginning her 11th year in education. The 2022-2023 school year is her first year as the Alma Primary School assistant principal. Before this, she taught kindergarten for two years and first grade for three years in the Van Buren School District. In 2017, she taught second grade at the Maumelle Charter School before joining Conway Public Schools as a K-4 math and reading interventionist for 4.5 years.

Lacey is married to Joshua Thomas, a 2004 graduate of Alma High School. Together they are raising future Airedales - four-year-old, Fulton and one-year-old, Finley.