Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

Parent & Family Resources

Parents and families are important partners in achieving success for all students. This webpage is designed to help parents and families of students ages 3-21 learn more about special education in Arkansas.

CIRCUIT Services

Centralized Intake and Referral / Consultant Unified Intervention Team (CIRCUIT)  connects parents, guardians, caregivers, school personnel, or any other concerned party to a regional cadre of special education consultants.  CIRCUIT can assist in interventions for students with sensory disabilities, multiple physical disabilities, behavior, and autism spectrum disorders. 
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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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