Mr. Gary Logan will be joining the North Little Rock School District as the Executive Director of Student-Centered Support Services. Mr. Logan currently serves as the Principal at Preston and Florence Mattison Elementary School in Conway Public Schools.
“I am thrilled about this opportunity in the North Little Rock School District and to continue my role as a strong advocate for students and families,” Mr. Logan said. “I look forward to working with staff, students, and families to enhance the experience for every child in the district.”
As the Executive Director of Student-Centered Support Services, Mr. Logan will be responsible for the direct supervision and evaluation of all student-focused support services. This will include overseeing programs for students with alternative needs, attendance, enrollment, and discipline. In addition, Mr. Logan will oversee all aspects of social-emotional learning and mental health while providing leadership to respond to the needs of the district’s diverse student population.
Mr. Logan will also supervise the following departments: Child Nutrition, Custodial Services, Maintenance, and Transportation.
Mr. Logan has been the Principal at Mattison Elementary School since the 2018-2019 school year. Before that, he served as the Assistant Principal at Woodrow Cummins Elementary School, also in Conway Public Schools, for four years. It was at Cummins Elementary School where he was known for greeting students and families with his singing and dancing. His morning actions created such a frenzy that it earned the attention of the FOX News Morning Show, Fox & Friends, where he appeared live on the television program for an interview and to dance with his students. While at Cummins, Mr. Logan was named State Assistant Principal of the Year.
Mr. Logan’s career in education began in Mayflower Public Schools, where he taught at
Mayflower Elementary School and eventually became Assistant Principal at Mayflower High
Mr. Logan received an Educational Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership and a
Master of Science in Education Administration from Arkansas State University. He earned a
Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education from Arkansas Tech University.
“We welcome Mr. Logan, his energy, and his passion for students to the North Little Rock
School District,” said Dr. Gregory J. Pilewski, Superintendent of Schools.
Mr. Logan and his wife, Lacy, are the parents of three daughters.
Mr. Logan's first day with the district will be December 19, 2022.