Teacher Recognition

Arkansas has many amazing teachers who show their commitment to student-focused education. They inspire their students, students’ families, and their communities to go above and beyond in all aspects of life. From kind words spoken at the right time to providing additional support to help students learn, teachers empower those around them to believe in themselves and help them obtain the tools to be successful in life. The following programs provide opportunities for outstanding educators in Arkansas to be recognized:

Teacher of the Year

Milken Educator Award

Teacher of the Year



Computer Science
r of the Year


Teacher Appreciation



For more information, please contact:

Venus Torrence, Educator Impact Coordinator
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Office of Educator Effectiveness
Four Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-683-4786
Email: Venus.Torrence@ade.arkansas.gov

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