Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

Novice Teacher Mentoring

Teacher Support and Development

Believing that all students should have equal access to excellent educators, the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) is committed to its vision of leading the nation in student-focused education by attracting, preparing, developing, and retaining effective educators.  As defined by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), an effective teacher is a teacher who, through training and experience (more than 3 years of teaching), exemplifies the state’s teaching standards as demonstrated by consistently high-performance ratings within a state-approved evaluation and support system that includes multiple measures of student growth.

HR

TESS

Administrator Support and Induction

Novice Teacher Frequently Asked Questions 

Survive and Thrive Module

Survive and Thrive for All Teachers
 

LEADS

School Starter Kit (DOCX)

HR

TESS 2.0 (PPTX)

EdReflect

EdReflect

micro-credentialing

Micro-credentials

Educator Data

Opportunity Culture Schools

 

For more information, please contact:

Kim Wright, Educator Support and Development Advisor
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Four Capitol Mall, Room 405B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Email: Kim.Wright@arkansas.gov
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State Standards

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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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