Who We Are


Dr. William Rutledge

Dr. William L. Rutledge currently is in private practice in Little Rock after spending four years as the medical director of Forest Park Medical Clinic and Cumberland Park Medical Clinic, as well as serving as an adjunct faculty member in the biology department of Arkansas Baptist College. For nearly two years prior, Dr. Rutledge was a research assistant professor for University of Arkansas’ Department of Surgery. He spent a handful of years before as a staff physician, educator, and medical director, preceded by 16 years as a general surgeon for Arkansas Surgical Associates/William L. Rutledge M.D., P.A.

Dr. William Rutledge also performed duties as a surgeon for Arkansas Trauma Surgeons, LLC from 1997 to 2000, and was the medial director for Meharry Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program in Nashville, Tennessee, from 1982 to 1984. He has been a member of the Matthew Walker Surgical Society and Arkansas Medical, Dental, and Pharmacy Association since 1984, serving as President, Assistant Treasurer, and Secretary throughout the last 26 years. He has dozens of published articles, has presented at various seminars, and has contributed to several research projects during his tenure as a medical professional


Cheryl Rutledge

Cheryl Rutledge is an experienced Registered Nurse with more than 20 years of hospital, home health, and primary care experience. She will direct the clinical aspect of the medical assistant curriculum. Mrs. Rutledge has served as a clinical preceptor for LPN and MA students, and has experience as a supervisor and Assistant Director of nursing in both psychiatric hospital and long-term care environments. She is currently the office manager for a busy primary care office, and has worked in many sectors of the nursing profession, including psychiatric, surgical, and cardiac nursing. 

Mrs. Rutledge received her R.N. from the Baptist System School of Nursing, and is a member of the Arkansas Medical, Dental, and Pharmaceutical Association.


Sheila Bostic

Sheila R. Bostic attended the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and received a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She is a member of the America College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE), The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and Arkansas Alumni Association. She began her career as a Tax Examiner with the Internal Revenue Service working in both Fayetteville and Little Rock, Arkansas. She furthered her career as a Medical Office Administrator at a Surgical Practice for over fifteen (15) years. Sheila Bostic has taught Algebra and Geometry for the Little Rock School District. She has worked with H & R Block and managed a local Tax and Accounting Business.

With over twenty (20) years in Medical Administration, Tax Law, and Business Management, Sheila Bostic has many responsibilities, and is the backbone of Arkansas College of Health Careers. She oversees the Registrar and Personnel Office, and is Administrator of our college.


Nicki Dailey

Nicki Dailey was born and raised in Garland County. After graduating from high school, she relocated to Flagstaff, AZ and San Diego, CA. When she returned home, she became a small business owner for over ten years. Ready for a change, Nicki decided to enter the Allied Health field and fell in love with teaching the very classes that introduced her to Allied Health. Nicki received her certificate for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technician right here at Arkansas College of Health Careers. As a former graduate, Mrs. Dailey offers a fresh and enthusiastic approach to EKG and Phlebotomy classes. 


Ebony Brooks, RN


Ebony Brooks is an experienced RN with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences.  She received her Associates in Nursing in 2007 from ULAR and a Bachelor’s in Nursing from ASU in 2017.  Ms. Brooks is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Adult Gerontology at UAMS.

Ebony is an asset to our staff of instructors with her upbeat and knowledgeable approach to the Nursing Assistant Class.  Her experience in critical care, long term care, and medical surgical nursing make for exciting classes that help navigate students through the curriculum while preparing them for the realities of patient care in the workplace.