Arkansas Teacher Reciprocity Agreements

For certified teachers from other states, Arkansas offers the ability to gain teaching certification through reciprocity agreements. There are multiple avenues to certification through reciprocity depending on the amount of prior teaching experience you have. For specific information about the process of gaining your teaching certification through Arkansas' reciprocity agreements, explore the Arkansas Department of Education website or contact the Arkansas Professional Licensure Coordinator by calling 501-682-4342.

The following states are members of the Interstate Recpriprocity Agreement and have signed an agreement with Arkansas.

Alabama Kansas New Hampshire South Dakota
Arizona Kentucky New Jersey Tennessee
California Louisiana New Mexico Texas
Colorado Maine New York Utah
Connecticut Maryland North Carolina Vermont
Delaware Massachusetts North Dakota Virginia
Florida Michigan Ohio Washington
Georgia Mississippi Oklahoma West Virginia
Hawaii Missouri Oregon Wisconsin
Idaho Montana Pennsylvania Wyoming
Illinois Nebraska Rhode Island  
Indiana Nevada South Carolina  

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