The Thea Foundation and Arkansas A+ Schools named Melanie Landrum as the Executive Director of the Arkansas A+ Schools program.

Landrum has served as the principal of Pike View Elementary School, an A+ school in the North Little Rock School District, for the past two and a half years of her four-year career in the district.

Arkansas A+ Schools is a program of the Thea Foundation with a mission to nurture creativity in every learner through daily arts instruction. For more information about Landrum and Arkansas A+ Schools, visit or call 501-353-0832.