Brandie Loomis is K-4 Math and Science Facilitator in the Bentonville Schools. She is passionate about STEM education and will focus on helping her school achieve state STEM designation this school year. She is also passionate about raising teachers’ voices and has served on the district PPC for the past ten years and served as President for the past five years. She has worked with DESE to increase parent involvement in math instruction across the state. Most recently, she participated in the NAEP study for mathematics. She participated in the Arkansas Leadership Academy teacher institute in 2014 and then again as a teacher leader coach in 2016. She earned her BSE and MAT in Early Childhood Education from the University of Arkansas and an EdS in Educational Leadership from Arkansas State University.