Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

Resources for Parents

Social Media Awareness Campaign

SMACtalk for Parents provides parents and schools with parent-friendly posters that inform and educate in keeping our children safe online. Posters can be placed in the parent center at a school, posted online, shared on social media, or sent home in students’ backpacks. A new poster, in English and Spanish, will release the last day of each month spotlighting SMACtalk’s featured topic, fresh tips, and other applicable resources.

Parent-Friendly Posters

For more information, please contact:

Ray Girdler, Director of Technology Initiatives & Resources
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary & Secondary Education
Research & Technology
Phone: 501-683-4230

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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