The Arkansas TESS Rubric is based on Charlotte Danielson’s Framework for Teaching and provides a shared vocabulary and understanding of high-impact instructional practices which allows for learning and growth possibilities for every Arkansas student. The documents below provide information on the rubric components as well as the Arkansas rules governing TESS. These supports should serve as valuable resources to teachers seeking to learn more about the process, expectations, and becoming an awe-inspiring educator.
Learn more about the standards that define the knowledge and skills Arkansas students should have in order to be ready for college and careers.Learn More
Find critical information about renewing Arkansas educator licenses, adding areas of licensure, licensing by reciprocity from other states, background checks and more.Learn More