Meet the Extended Arms Staff!

EAR STAFF is committed to:

  • Providing  a safe environment for all students 
  • Providing positive and inspiring relationships with students 
  • working closely with parents to identify strengths as well as areas of improvement in education 
  • Creating the most unique, engaging, challenging and fun learning opportunities for all students

EA Staff: Central Location  

Executive Director: Derrick Bell

Contact: dbell@extendedarmsprograms.org


EA Staff: Central Location  

Program  Director: Danita Wilkerson

Contact: dwilkerson@extendedarmsprograms.org


Program Director: Anthony Straughn

Contact: astraughn@extendedarmsprograms.org



EA Staff: Lyons School

Program Director: Christian Day

Contact: cday@extendedarmsprograms.org


Program Coordinator: Natan Kotylar


Academic Coordinator: Elizabeth Fitzgerald


Media Instructor: Diallo Ferguson