Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

G.U.I.D.E. for Life In Focus Blog


The G.U.I.D.E. for Life In Focus Blog explores topics related to the personal competency skills that empower Arkansas students and teachers to thrive at home, school, on the job, and in the community.


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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