Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

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The Arkansas Educator Licensure System (AELS) Login Site allows licensed educators to update contact information, view license and license activity, and start some of the recently added license applications online.  Districts may search by Case ID, SSN or by Name.

Licensed educators may also view their current license and access a "view screen" that provides their general licensure information by:

  1. In the upper right corner, click on "Educator Log In"
  2. Enter the account information, which includes, first and last name, a social security number and date of birth
  3. Click "Log In"

For more information, please contact:

Office of Educator Licensure
Arkansas Department of Education
Four Capitol Mall, Room 106-B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-682-4342
Fax:  501-682-4898
Office email:

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