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The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) approval is required for any Institution of Higher Education (IHE) prior to implementing a new program of study that prepares candidates for educator licensure in Arkansas. 

The process for submitting a proposal for an Arkansas licensure program is located in the document below. This document includes information for new first-time licensure and endorsement programs. It also includes information for revisions to current programs.

Prep Protocols Traditional _January 2023

 

    Ann Crosser, Public School Program Advisor
    Arkansas Department of Education
    Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
    Office of Educator Preparation
    Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201
    Phone: (501) 371-1582 Office
    Email: ann.crosser@ade.arkansas.gov

    Phertonsia Boston, Public School Program Advisor
    Arkansas Department of Education
    Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
    Office of Educator Preparation
    Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201
    Phone: (501) 682-3559 Office
    Email: 
    Phertonsia.Boston@ade.arkansas.gov