Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Special Projects

This page highlights special projects within the Arkansas Department of Education. The Arkansas Department of Education and Solution Tree have established a partnership to develop and expand the PLC at Work™ process within select schools. These sites will serve as working laboratory schools for the PLC at Work process, conducting action research and sharing best practices with other schools throughout the state.

The State Director of Computer Science Education coordinates statewide efforts that support growing the Arkansas Computer Science Initiative. The initiative was created by Gov. Asa Hutchinson and continues to be a key focus of his administration. Arkansas is recognized as national leader in computer science education and is committed to the long-term success of students as they progress into technology careers.

For more information, please contact:

Tina Smith, Director of Policy and Special Projects
Arkansas Department  of Education
Four Capitol Mall, Room 305-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-3667
Anthony Owen, State Director of Computer Science Education
Arkansas Department of Education
Four Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-3386

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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