SC3 works with the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) to improve educational outcomes for around 482,000 K-12 students in over 290 districts and 1100 schools in the state. This state portal contains highlighted project stories, selected state initiatives, state data sources, state coordinating council (SCC) members, projects and services, and news items tailored specifically for Arkansas.
This ADE website provides Arkansas teachers professional development resources for ELA/Literacy, Mathematics, Science, and Instructional Facilitators.Common Core State Standards
This ADE website provides Arkansas educators with information on the common core state standards.ESEA Flexibility
This ADE website provides Arkansas educators information on its ESEA flexibility waiver.School Improvement Grants
This ADE website provides Arkansas districts and schools information on its School Improvement Grant program.
This ADE website provides Arkansas teachers with information on its new teacher evaluation syytem.
SC3 works with ADE on projects and services defined in cooperation with the SC3 Arkansas SCC. The Council works to identify Arkansas's priorities and changing educational needs. ADE leadership meets regularly with SC3 staff members, partners, and collaborators to maintain the flow of communication and plan technical assistance services.
SC3 continues to equip Arkansas Department of Education's staff members with the tools and skills needed to develop policies and practices to implement student-focused education at the local level.
Strategic Performance Management in Arkansas
SC3 supports Arkansas Department of Education during Center on Innovations in Learning Indistar work sessions!
SC3 and collaborators develop peer-to-peer learning opportunities between the Arkansas Department of Education and Georgia Department of Education.
Fifth Annual Indistar Summit Update: The South Central Comprehensive Center (SC3) at the University of Oklahoma and the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) co-hosted the fifth annual Indistar Summit, sponsored by the Center on Innovations in Learning (CIL) on March 16-18, 2015, in Rogers, Arkansas.
SC3 welcomes Johnny Key as the new Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner.
Arkansas Indistar System for School Improvement