Arkansas State Police, FBI and Child Maltreatment Central Registry background checks are required for initial, first time licensure and whenever an educator changes school districts.
The Child Maltreatment Central Registry
background check is also required at the first renewal of an educator license. The Child Maltreatment Central Registry background check will be sent to the address in the first paragraph of the application.
The taking of fingerprints can be done at any law enforcement office. The completed fingerprint card and accompanying background check application
will be sent to the Arkansas State Police at the address listed on the back of the application.
The appropriate fee must accompany the applications.
Praxis Acknowledgement (must be printed and hand-delivered to Education Office)
Declaration of Student Teaching