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 Grants Opportunities page and the Events page.

Road Safety Kid's Art Contest  

Traffic safety is an important skill for all children to learn. Students in Kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to participate in the Road Safety Kids’ Art Contest! This year’s contest runs through September 24. This contest lets children ages 5-12 use their creativity and talent to help raise awareness of how to stay safe on the roads. For more information, please visit https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/OurRoadsArtContest.

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.

Teacher Opportunity Program (TOP)

The Teacher Opportunity Program (TOP) offers tuition reimbursement grants to Arkansas teachers and administrators. Teachers and administrators may apply for reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses paid for up to six (6) college credit hours completed for each academic year, not to exceed $3,000. The applicaion deadline is June 1 each academic year. To learn more, please visit  http://scholarships.adhe.edu/scholarships/detail/teacher-opportunity-program-top.

 

 

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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Latest News & Events

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