Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Minority Teacher and Administration Recruitment

Ark. Code Ann. § 6-17-1901  requires each school district with more than 5 percent minority students (African-American and other minorities) to annually prepare and submit a Minority Teacher and Administrator Recruitment Plan. The plan submission form is available at

The plan should be mailed on or before October 15 to: 

Arkansas Department of Education
Equity Assistance Center
Four Capitol Mall, Mail Slot #25
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201

Fax: 501-682-5177

For more information, please contact:

Oliver Dillingham, Public School Program Manager                                    
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Public School Accountability
Four Capitol Mall, Box 25
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-4213
Fax: 501-682-5177

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