The Office of Educator Licensure is responsible for the licensure of all Arkansas public school educators. The office provides technical assistance to educators, school districts, and educator preparation programs about:
For information on the various levels and areas of licensure, please go to Educator Licensure Levels and Areas.
The Arkansas Educator Licensure System (AELS) Login Site allows licensed educators to update their contact information, view their license and license activity, and start some of the recently added license applications online.
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