Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Teacher and Student Opportunities

This page is designed to provide Arkansas teachers and students with education-related information and resources. The information provided below includes contests, scholarships and other opportunities that will allow teachers and students to showcase their schools, knowledge, skills, abilities and talents. These listings will be updated as information becomes available. Educators may also visit the Grant Opportunities page and the Events page.

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) Offers Grant Opportunities for Educators

More than $768,000 collected from wildlife fines is available for Arkansas educators to apply for grants through the AGFC’s Conservation Education Grants Program by Oct. 4, 2018. The program enables teachers, principals and other educators to pay for many conservation-oriented education programs and supplies they may need throughout the year by submitting grant requests administered by the Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s Division of Rural Services. 

Specific programs eligible for funding include, but are not limited to, the study of general fish and wildlife conservation issues, Project WILD Workshops, Arkansas National Archery in the Schools Program, Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program, Fishing in the Natural State, Arkansas Stream Team, School Yard Habitat Site Development, and specialized AGFC conservation education/educator training workshops focused on the programs above.  More information on the program, a link to the application site and a county-by-county list of grant money is available at www.agfc.com/conservationgrants.

Opportunties Available Through the Education Service Cooperatives

Please view the professional development opportunities offered through the various education service cooperatives throughout the state. Educators can sign up for the training through escWorks at https://www.escweb.net/ar_esc/

2018-2019 Southern Automotive Women’s Forum (SAWF) Scholarship

The SAWF Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women enrolled or who plan to enroll in a STEM related field, such as science, technology, engineering, or math. Qualifications for scholarship applications are for women to be enrolled or enrolling in a STEM field at an accredited two-year technical program, four-year  undergraduate program, or graduate program that can be used for a career in the automotive industry. Learn more at http://southernautomotivewomen.org/scholarship/.

Fulbright-Hays-Group Projects Aboard Program (Grants)

This program provides grants to support overseas projects in training, research, and curriculum development in modern foreign languages and area studies for teachers, students, and faculty engaged in a common endeavor. Projects may include short-term seminars, curriculum development, group research or study, or advanced intensive language programs For more information, go to https://www2.ed.gov/programs/iegpsgpa/index.html.

 

 

 

 

State Standards

Learn more about the standards that define the knowledge and skills Arkansas students should have in order to be ready for college and careers.

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Licensure & Certification

Find critical information about renewing Arkansas educator licenses, adding areas of licensure, licensing by reciprocity from other states, background checks and more.

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ESEA Flexibility

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