Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

Becoming a Teacher or School Leader

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The impact that teachers and school leaders have on the lives of students is far reaching. They provide countless opportunities to inspire the next generation, build leaders and educate tomorrow’s teachers. The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education offers various programs and opportunities that can lead to a career as a teacher or school leader.

For more information, please contact:

Vanessa Holt, Administrative Analyst
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Educator Effectiveness
Four Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
Telephone: 501-682-4560
Fax: 501-682-5118

State Standards

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Licensure & Certification

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