Maureen Harness Licensure Advisor
As a teacher, there are many ways for you to expand your impact, increase your earnings, improve your craft and grow professionally.
Whether youʼre looking to get a masterʼs in your subject area or in education, there is an online degree program in Arkansas for you. With a Teacher Opportunity Grant, you can be reimbursed for up to $3000 per year in continuing education.
Teachers who receive the National Board Certified Teachers (NBCT) certification (which can take up to three years to complete) have demonstrated their understanding of national, rigorous teaching standards as well as their ability to implement educational practices that are research-based. Some districts may offer financial incentives for NBCT.
There are two ways to add areas to your teacher licensure:
Completing a Program of Study and Required Assessment
The Career Continuum provides teachers with pathways that create opportunities for professional growth and transformational leadership while remaining in classrooms, where they have the greatest impact on student achievement.
Connect with a licensure advisor to learn more about these opportunities.