The Warren Haley Family Conference Room is ideal for smaller break-out meetings or receptions. This room will accommodate 12 in a boardroom configuration. It is located on the 2nd floor of the Sheid Center and a popular spot for receptions and VIP events. For more information, please visit the rental rates link.
Warren Haley received his BA degree from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia and his MSE degree from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. He completed additional post-graduate work in the Adult Education and Adult Psychology at UCA, Memphis State University, and the University of Arkansas. Professional, Haley has served as Director of Adult and Continuing Education Programs for the Harris County Department of Education in Houston, Texas. Haley also was Supervisor of Program Evaluation and Special Projects for Houston Community College and Supervisor of Adult Education for the Arkansas Department of Education. He spent many years as Director of Special Education for Emotionally Disturbed Adolescents and Adults for Arkansas Mental Health Services in Little Rock and Benton.
As a young educator, Haley taught at Flippin Public Schools and as a counselor, teacher, and choral music director. He also served as a music and youth director at First Baptist Church in Paris, Arkansas. Haley has also served his local church, First Baptist Church of Mountain Home, as Director of the Singles Ministry and Director of Support Group Ministries.
Active in the community as a volunteer, Haley serves on the Arkansas State University-Mountain Home Advisory Council. He has been an active member of the Mountain Home Kiwanis Club and formerly served as President of the organization. He was a member of the Harris County Department Education’s Board of Directors in Texas and served on the Texas Education Agency Special Projects Review Committee. In addition, Haley was a member of the Texas Governor’s Council on Education.
A leader in Arkansas, Haley has served on the advisory boards of the Arkansas State Council for Adult Education, the state Library Services Advisory Board, the Right to Read Task Force and the Adult Education Staff Development Council for Arkansas. He is a popular workshop leader and conference presenter and his extensive participation in workshops, seminars, and conferences throughout the United States. Haley’s awards, honors and special recognitions are numerous.
An avid antiquarian, Haley’s collection of rare Japanese cloisonné, Sumida pottery, and other artifacts are donated to the Arkansas State University-Mountain Home. Many of the pieces are on display in the Community Development Center. He hopes that by exhibiting the collection on the campus, it will continue to inspire a study of the Arts in the Twins Lakes Area.