Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Computer Science Licensure Assessment Reimbursement Application - Updated for 2018-2019 School Year

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COM-19-055
Memo Date
11/6/2018
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Informational
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Central Administration
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Arkansas educators who pass the Praxis™ Computer Science (5652) assessment for an Arkansas educator licensure in Computer Science and add the area to their Arkansas Educator’s License may be eligible for a one-time assessment fee reimbursement by ADE, as funding remains available for the 2018-2019 School Year.

 

To be eligible for the assessment fee reimbursement, a test taker must provide the following:

  • A completed Computer Science Licensure Assessment Fee Reimbursement Request Form;
  • A copy of the Official Score Report provided by Educational Testing Service (ETS) showing a passing score on the computer science assessment;
  • A copy of the Payment Confirmation Form provided by ETS;
  • A copy of the unofficial Arkansas Educator License showing Computer Science; and
  • A completed W-9 Form to include name, home address, Social Security Number, signature, and date.

The most up-to-date reimbursement request form can be found at: https://acrosser.wufoo.com/forms/computer-science-test-fee-reimbursement-form/ 

 

Please refer to michael.rowland@arkansas.gov for reimbursement questions.

 

As a reminder, under the Computer Science Teacher Endorsement and Instruction Stipend Program, Arkansas educators may be eligible to receive a one-time stipend up to $2,000.00 for gaining a 528 Computer Science Endorsement on their Arkansas Educator’s License and teaching a computer science course approved by the ADE Office of Computer Science.

 

For more information on the #CSforAR / #ARKidsCanCode Computer Science Initiative, please visit http://www.arkansased.gov/divisions/special-projects/arkansas-computer-science-initiative or contact the Computer Science office at CSforAR@arkansas.gov.

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