Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Jerry D. Kelley
Mr. Kelley is beginning his 15th year as an educator in the Alma School District. He graduated high school at Alma in 2001. Mr. Kelley has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith. In his 14 years in education, he has taught a variety of subjects and held several committee positions within the Alma School District. Mr. Kelley has taught or is currently teaching Physics, Biology, Pre AP Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physical Science, Pre AP Physical Science, and ACT Preparation courses at AHS. He also serves on the Alma School District Technology Committee and the Alma High SchoolLeadership Team. He is also a Sophomore CAPs Advisor, Food For Friends club sponser, and the Social Media Chair for the Northwest Arkansas Science and Engineering Fair. Mr. Kelley has been married to his wife, Jennifer, for 14 years and has one daughter. In his limited free time, he enjoys commercial fishing for catfish on the Arkansas River, camping, and scheduling USSSA baseball tournaments.
Each class in the menu provides basic course information. The course syllabus, letter to parents, curriculum and pacing guides are available. Calendar Events will be added regularly. "Google Classroom" will serve as the primary notification and work portal for each class. "Blackboard" will serve as the primary means of communication with students and parents. "Chalk" will serve as our primary gradebook and attendance software.