Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Arkansas Educator Licensure System (AELS)

General licensure information on teachers and administrators may be accessed by visiting the Arkansas Educator Licensure System (AELS) website.

Districts may search by Case ID, SSN or by Name.
Licensed educators may also view their current license and access a "view screen" that provides their general licensure information by using the following steps:
  1. In the upper right corner, click on "Educator Log In"
  2. Enter the account information, which includes, first and last name, a 9-digit social security number and date of birth
  3. Click "Log In"

Educators may also use this website to update their name, address, phone number, email address, etc.


For more information, please contact:

Office of Educator Licensure
Arkansas Department of Education
Four Capitol Mall, Room 106-B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-682-4342

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