Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Jeff Dyer, Teacher Recruitment and Retention Program Advisor
Arkansas Department of Education
Office of Educator Effectiveness
Four Capitol Mall, Box 5
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
Phone:  501-682-6349
Fax:  501-682-5118
Dr. Jeremy Owoh, Assistant Commissioner
Division of Educator Effectiveness and Licensure
Arkansas Department of Education
Four Capitol Mall, Room 103-B
Little Rock, AR  72201
Phone: 501-682-4210
Fax: 501-682-1193

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