Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

Impact Tomorrow: Grow Through the Career Continuum

Teacher and student at desk in classroom

Professional learning that increases educator effectiveness and results in professional growth improves outcomes for all students. Teachers have the unique opportunity to learn from the past, affect the present and impact the future. Teachers must continue to enhance their professional learning by seeking opportunities that promote highly effective teaching practices and support student-focused learning.

Choose a pathway that fits our future goals!

Career Continuum

Career Continuum (Video)

Master Teacher Designation Pathways

Master Teacher Pathways

Lead Teacher Designation Pathways

Lead Teacher Pathways

Advocating for Teacher Leadership

Advocating for Teacher Leadership

Add a Licensure Designation Application

Add a Designation to Your Arkansas Teaching License

Become an Appproved Program

Become an Approved Program

For more information, please contact:

Bobette Ray, Program Advisor
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Office of Educator Effectiveness
Four Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 870-664-0221

State Standards

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Licensure & Certification

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