Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

TESS Resource Documents

The TESS supporting documents will assist teachers and administrators with the implementation of TESS through additional information and resources. Information provided on this page will supplement the forms, presentations, and training resources that have been provided through other sources.

Arkansas P.E. & Health teachers; English as a Second Language teachers; and Special Education teachers will use the Arkansas Educator Rubric in BloomBoard that is also used by classroom teachers. The following will provide additional understanding for using the TESS rubric in these teaching areas.


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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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