Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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How will TESS impact Arkansas educators?

Please click here to visit the Teacher Evaluation System page of our website.  This webpage features detailed information about Arkansas’s Teacher Excellence and Support System (TESS).  

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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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ESEA Flexibility

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