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Arkansas Education Department
Arkansas Department of Education Resources
Arkansas Department of Career Education
The Arkansas Department of Career Education's mission is to prepare a job-ready, career bound workforce to meet the needs of Arkansas employers. They do this through four distinct divisions. These divisions provide a comprehensive system of education and workforce programs and services to accomplish those goals.
Arkansas Department of Education Homepage
The entry page for the Arkansas Department of Education.
Arkansas Department of Higher Education
The mission of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education is to advocate for higher education; to promote a coordinated system of higher education in the state; and to assist each of the publicly and locally supported institutions of higher education in the state in improving the delivery of higher education services to the citizens of Arkansas.
Curriculum Framework Documents
Revision of each of the Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks every six years is required by the state education reform initiatives mandated by the State Board of Education. All curriculum framework documents result from the work of a committee of Arkansas educators representing every facet of Arkansas education, including geographic region, grade, school size and fiscal status, gender, ethnicity, and education experience.
Educator Licensure Unit
The Office of Educator Licensure is responsible for the licensure of all Arkansas public school educators. The office provides technical assistance to educators, school districts, and educator preparation programs.
Information for Administrators
As administrators, you have likely had interaction with the Arkansas Department of Education on various levels and have a general understanding of the programs offered. But you may not always know where to look for information about those programs
Information for Parents and Families
As parents, you take the educational needs of your child seriously, but you may not be familiar with all of the intricacies of education policy and where to find the answers you need. We've tried to pull out some items that have historically interested parents contacting the department.
This page provides resources for Arkansas teachers including: assessment resources, curriculum and instruction resources, and special education resources.