Teacher Excellence and Support System (TESS)

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About TESS

The Arkansas Teacher Excellence and Support System (TESS) provides a statewide system for observation and support of K-12 classroom and specialty teachers. Click on the flyer to learn more.

Facts About TESS(PDF)


TESS Learning Modules

TESS Talk Tuesday

TESS Rubric Descriptors



Educator Support and Development Rules


For more information, please contact:

Kim Wright, Educator Support and Development Advisor
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Four Capitol Mall, Room 405B
Little Rock, AR 72201