Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Educator Competencies

The educator competency documents describe what an educator should know and be able to do in a particular licensure area.  For example, the Elementary K-6 competencies outline the knowledge and skills for teaching students in kindergarten through grade 6.

First Time Standard License Areas

Endorsement Areas Only

For information on adding  these areas of endorsements refer to the Additional Licensure Plan (ALP) link.


For more information, please contact:

Joan Luneau, Educator Preparation Coordinator 
Arkansas Department of Education
Four Capitol Mall, Room 112-B
Phone: 501-683-6618
Fax: 501-682-1193
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State Standards

Learn more about the standards that define the knowledge and skills Arkansas students should have in order to be ready for college and careers.

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Licensure & Certification

Find critical information about renewing Arkansas educator licenses, adding areas of licensure, licensing by reciprocity from other states, background checks and more.

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