Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education High Reliability Teacher Certification Cohort

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Opportunity Available:

High Reliability Teacher Certification Cohort beginning!


Teachers have the opportunity to join a cohort of educators across the state in earning their High Reliability Teacher (HRT) Certification.  This cohort of teachers will begin November 10, 2020.  There are two ways an educator may join the first Arkansas cohort of educators seeking their High Reliability Teacher Certification.  Click the following Marzano Resources High Reliability Teacher link to learn more about the process. 

1.  Register at and then contact for dates and times.


2.  Complete an application using the attached rubric and guidelines for a fully funded sponsorship from the Education Renewal Zones (ERZ).  The applications will go through a rigorous process using the attached rubrics.  Twelve applicants will be chosen.  The application deadline is October 14th.  Please see the attachments for more information. 

High Reliability Teacher Certification Video



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