Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

Become an Arkansas Teacher

 

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What steps do you need to take to become a licensed teacher in Arkansas? Click on the following links to learn about pathways to licensure:

Bachelor's Degree Completion

   Alternative Routes to Licensure

Required Assessments

 

 
 

Teacher Financial Aid

 

 
 

 

For more information, please contact:

Sharlee Crowson, Recruitment and Retention Program Advisor
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Office of Educator Effectiveness
Four Capitol Mall, Box 5
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Phone:  501-682-6349
Fax:  501-682-5118
Email: sharlee.crowson@arkansas.gov
 
Venus Torrence, Recruitment and Retention Program Advisor
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Office of Educator Effectiveness
Four Capitol Mall, Box 5
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Phone:  501-682-3606
Fax:  501-682-5118
Email: venus.torrence@arkansas.gov
 

State Standards

Learn more about the standards that define the knowledge and skills Arkansas students should have in order to be ready for college and careers.

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Licensure & Certification

Find critical information about renewing Arkansas educator licenses, adding areas of licensure, licensing by reciprocity from other states, background checks and more.

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ESSA

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MY SCHOOL INFO

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