Educator Preparation Programs in Arkansas

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The Educator Preparation Unit collaborates with educator preparation providers at institutions of higher education as well as alternative preparation programs. The unit manages programs such as new program approvals, licensure assessments,and  educator competencies to ensure that educator licensure programs provide quality preparation for new educators.
 
The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) approves Arkansas colleges and universities to offer a variety of first time and endorsement programs for direct Arkansas licensure. For more information, click on the links below:
 

higher education institution

Program Approval Documents
 for Institution of Higher Education

alternative provider

Program Approval Documents
for Alternative Providers

form

Arkansas Educator
Competencies & Standards

man studying

Licensure Assessments

news

Educator Preparation News

certificate

CAEP Accreditation Information

report

Title II Federal Reports-Arkansas

book

Science of Reading
& Educator Preparation

teacher

Approved Educator Preparation
in Arkansas

 

EPPQR

Educator Preparation Program
Quality Report (EPPQR)

HEA Title II

 

For more information, please contact:

Joan Luneau, Educator Preparation Coordinator
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Educator Effectiveness/Licensure
Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR  72201
Phone: 501-683-6618