Become an Arkansas Teacher

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What steps do you need to take to become a licensed teacher in Arkansas? Click on the following links to learn about pathways to licensure:

Bachelor's Degree Completion

   Alternative Routes to Licensure

Required Assessments



Teacher Financial Aid




For more information, please contact:

Maria Touchstone, Recruitment and Retention Program Advisor
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Office of Educator Effectiveness
Four Capitol Mall, Box 5
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Phone:  501-683-6285
Fax:  501-682-5118