Program Approval Documents for Institutions of Higher Education Page
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.
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