Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

Technical Assistance Providers


Monitoring Arkansas Transition Services Behavior Support Specialists
Deaf Blind Services (CAYSI)

Education Audiology/Speech Resources (EARS)

Medicaid in the Schools (MITS)
Speech Pathology Aid Program
Speech-Language Pathology Services
State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG)

Mission and Vision of Arkansas Collaborative Consultants 

The Arkansas Collaborative Consultants provide schools, teachers,parents, and students with specific services and resources.
Mission - To create and sustain a coordinated system of supports for families and local school districts to maximize outcomes for all students, especially students with disabilities. 
Vision - A collaborative and responsive system of supports that meets the diverse needs of local school districts. 

Guiding Principles

Students with Disabilities

We believe:
  • All students deserve individualized, meaningful, and authentic supports to reach their maximum potential 
  • All students are members of the entire school community 

Local School Districts

We believe:
  • Local school districts are comprised of educators and staff, students, administrators, families and community members working together to support students in building relationships, the consideration of diverse perspectives, and active participation by local school districts.

System of Support

We believe:
  • An effective system of support is collaborative, differentiated, and focused on building capacity and sustainability 
  • Professional development and technical assistance is based on current research and incorporate adult learning principles
  • Professional development and technical assistance impacts classroom practices and teacher effectiveness

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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