Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

Opportunities for High School Students

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Arkansas Teachers

Educators Rising




Certified Teaching Assistant

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Sharlee Crowson, Ed.S., Educator Recruitment Advisor
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Office of Educator Effectiveness
Four Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201-1019
Phone: 501-682-6349

State Standards

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Licensure & Certification

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