Teacher Certification

All teaching and administrative positions within the Texarkana Arkansas School District require current Arkansas teacher and/or administrator certification.

Licensed teaching professionals seeking a teaching position: Professionals holding an out-of-state teaching certificate may file for reciprocity through the Arkansas Department of Education Professional Licensure Office. Please visit the ADE Educator Licensure page at http://www.arkansased.gov/pisions/human-resources-educator-effectiveness-and-licensure/educator-licensure-unit for license application and more information.

Non-licensed professionals seeking a teaching position: The Arkansas Department of Education allows teacher certification via approved non-traditional routes. For more information please visit:http://www.arkansased.gov/pisions/human-resources-educator-effectiveness-and-licensure/office-of-educator-effectiveness/recruitment-and-retention/non-traditional-routes-to-licensure