Office Address
Arkansas State Teachers Association
225 S. Pulaski Street, Suite 200
Little Rock, AR 72201-1930
Tel: 877-742-ASTA (2782)
Fax: 501-400-8276
Website Contact Form

Key Staff:

Allison Greenwood, Executive Director

Ronnie Flowers, Senior Regional Director
Danielle Kelley, Regional Membership Director
Shanna Morgason, Senior Regional Director
Margaret Zakrzewski, Executive Assistant

Staff Bios

Allison Greenwood

Executive Director

Dr. Allison Cecil Greenwood is Executive Director of the Arkansas State Teachers Association (ASTA), a state chapter of AAE. Her professional career began as a teacher and program manager at one of the first Arkansas Better Chance (ABC) programs. Following her work with ABC, Dr. Greenwood served as Administrator of Child and Adolescent Services and Director of Education at Lakeside Behavioral Health System in Memphis, TN. She served as principal for two schools for children with emotional disturbances and conduct disorders, and, after managing numerous psychiatric and educational programs for children, Dr. Greenwood served as the Administrator of Outpatient Offices in Jonesboro, AR. Dr. Greenwood has a doctorate of Instruction and Curriculum emphasizing in Early Childhood from the University of Memphis. She holds an MSE in Early Childhood with a certification in Educational Administration and a BSE in Early Childhood from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. She lives in North Little Rock with her two teenage sons.

Ronnie Flowers

Senior Regional Director

Ronnie Flowers is a Senior Regional Director of the Arkansas State Teachers Association (ASTA), a state chapter of AAE. Previously, Ronnie was an Algebra and Geometry in the Bentonville Public School District for 12 years after graduating with his Bachelor's degree in Mathematics and a Masters of Arts in Teaching from the University of Arkansas. As a teacher, Ronnie was voted by his peers as teacher of the year two different times for his building and for his small learning community. Ronnie became a member of ASTA in 2004 and soon helped start and was elected the president of the local ASTA group in Bentonville. Ronnie loves finding ways to save money, has fun teaching Geometry three times per week for an hour at a small private school in Rogers, plays basketball with friends, plays trumpet, and is a very active member of Northwest Church in Bentonville and Springdale. He enjoys creating songs using math and at the latest count has 35 in his repertoire on You Tube. He has been married since 1997 to his wife Kim and has two sons.

Danielle Kelley

Regional Membership Director

Danielle Kelley is a Regional Membership Director of the Arkansas State Teachers Association (ASTA), a state chapter of AAE. Danielle taught Theatre, Oral Communication, English, and Journalism for 19 years across Arkansas, Mississippi, and Alabama. She graduated from Mississippi State University with her Bachelor's degree in Secondary Education and Public Relations. Before beginning her teaching career, she worked in corporate public relations in Dallas, Texas and even auditioned for a Broadway show. Danielle loves all things British and spends her spare time recreating recipes from The Great British Baking Show and Downton Abbey. She loves to sew, travel, throw parties, and is an active member of Central Baptist Church in Jonesboro, AR. She has been married to her husband Sam, who is also a teacher, since 2005, and they have three children, two boys and a girl.

Shanna Morgason

Senior Regional Director

Shanna Morgason is a Senior Regional Director of the Arkansas State Teachers Association (ASTA), a state chapter of AAE. Shanna also serves as Team Member Director for AAE's national office. Shanna has extensive experience in membership recruiting and educational sales as well as classroom experience as a secondary literacy teacher and K-4 library media specialist. Prior to joining AAE's Arkansas state chapter as a regional director, Shanna was an educational sales consultant and trainer for Kids College, a K-8 literacy and math test preparation software combining academics with online sports video games. Shanna resides in Arkansas with her husband, Scott, and their four children.

Margaret Zakrzewski

Executive Assistant

Margaret Zakrzewski comes to Arkansas State Teachers Association after a varied career in the business sector and private sector. Ms. Zakrzewski attended State College of Arkansas (present day University of Central Arkansas). After working in the corporate headquarters for Dillard Department Stores, she and her husband owned and ran a small successful business, The Lamp House. Upon closing this business, she was hired as Director of Religious Education by Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church. She completed a three year theology program conducted by the Diocese of Little Rock and was in charge of all facets of the parish religious education programs. She later went on to serve as the Executive Administrative Assistant for the Vice President of Academic Affairs at Arkansas Baptist College. Margaret and her husband, Frank, have raised four sons. She is very active in her church and one of her loves is theater and acting.