AR AIMS, Secretary-Treasurer
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Professor, Educational Leadership
Ann Robinson is Professor of Educational Psychology and Founding Director of the Jodie Mahony Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She initiated the first College Board Advanced Placement Summer Institutes in Arkansas in the 1990s. In 2001, Ann founded the Arkansas Advanced Placement Teacher Professional Development Center with AP Access federal funding in collaboration with the Arkansas Department of Education. She lead the grant team that initiated Arkansas AIMS, secured its initial funding, and serves as the Treasurer on its board. Ann is past President of the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) and has been honored as Early Scholar, Early Leader, Distinguished Scholar and for Distinguished Service to that association. She has also been honored by the Clinton Presidential Library for her service to Arkansas and was identified as an innovator and visionary by the Arkansas Times in 2013. Dr. Robinson publishes in the fields of biographical research methods, school intervention studies and evidence-based practices, and teacher preparation and professional development.