From kindergarten to post-secondary, every child deserves to be surrounded by a team of excellent educators every year.
Ensuring equitable access in Arkansas schools is part of a larger initiative across the United States designed to move America toward the day when every student in every public school is taught by excellent educators.
The Arkansas Department of Education is committed to assisting school districts with recruiting excellent educators. This process involves attracting high quality candidates to the profession, providing rigorous and relevant preparation, supporting educators to maximize effectiveness, and extending opportunities to retain the best teachers.
Learn more about the standards that define the knowledge and skills Arkansas students should have in order to be ready for college and careers.Learn More
Find critical information about renewing Arkansas educator licenses, adding areas of licensure, licensing by reciprocity from other states, background checks and more.Learn More