Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Teacher of the Year

Regional Finalists and State Semi-Finalists for 2018 Arkansas Teacher of the Year Honored

Fourteen outstanding teachers were named 2018 Arkansas Teacher of the Year Regional Finalists. Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key recognized the regional finalists on Aug. 30, 2017, at the Capitol. During the ceremony, the four state semi-finalists were announced. To view a video of the recognition ceremony, go to http://bit.ly/2fdpRD9.

Press Release:  Four Named 2018 Arkansas Teacher of the Year State Semi-Finalists

Press Release: 14 Selected as 2018 Arkansas Teacher of the Year Regional Finalists

Courtney Cochran Named 2017 Arkansas Teacher of the Year

Courtney Cochran, a Spanish teacher in the Van Buren School District, was named the 2017 Arkansas Teacher of the Year during a surprise announcement Nov. 3, 2016 at her school. 

For more information, please contact:

Meghan Ables, Public Information Manager
Arkansas Department of Education
Office of Communications
Four Capitol Mall, Room 404-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-683-4786
Email: meghan.ables@arkansas.gov

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