Charter Management Office

200 River Market Avenue, Ste 200 Little Rock, AR 72201


501-324-9201 (fax)


Dr. Labat

Dr. Cherie Labat, Chief Executive Officer

My name is Dr. Cherie Labat and I am excited to be the new Chief Executive Officer of eStem Public Charter Schools. We are grateful for the opportunity to serve students in achieving their hopes and dreams. 

We look forward to working with eStem families to enrich the lives of students through academic rigor, intense STEM integration and innovative real world experiences that will assist them in becoming college, career and world ready.  We appreciate you making eStem Schools the premier choice for STEM education.

Angie Miller

Angela Miller, Chief Financial Officer

My name is Angie Miller and I am the Chief Financial Officer for eStem Public Charter Schools.  Throughout my tenure at eStem, I have been passionately committed to ensuring the financial well-being and success of our institution.

 My office and staff will continue to embrace innovation, collaboration, and transparency in managing our financial affairs. Our primary goal is to support the school's mission and vision by fostering fiscal responsibility and ensuring that every financial decision aligns with our educational objectives.  We are incredibly proud to be part of this thriving educational community that nurtures the minds of young learners and prepares them for a promising future.

Lori Smith

Lori Smith, Executive Director of Academics

My name is Lori Smith, the Executive Director of Academics for the 2023-2024 school year.  I must express my excitement and enthusiasm as we begin this journey together. This year is going to be nothing short of amazing! I have over 32 years of experience in education at all levels. I am committed to working hand in hand with our incredible team of teachers to ensure that they have all the support and resources they need to provide a top-notch education for your children.

I firmly believe that education is a collaborative effort that involves not just teachers and students but also their families. Your involvement and engagement are invaluable to your child's academic success, and I am truly looking forward to building strong partnerships with all of you. Let's work together to create an inclusive and nurturing learning community that empowers our students to reach new heights.

Jessi Forster

Jessi Forster, Executive Director of Operations

My name is Jessi Forster, and I'm the Executive Director of Operations at eStem Public Charter School. I started at eStem in 2008 as a kindergarten teacher, and I love being a part of an organization that is committed to doing what's best for our students.

I'm passionate about working with our school leaders to create an environment that encourages innovation, risk-taking, and collaboration. In my position, I'm committed to supporting our staff, families, and students so that we are teaching students to be college ready, career ready, and world ready!