"All Arkansas students deserve an education that prepares them for college and careers. Access to a college and career ready education shouldn't be determined by a student's ZIP code. That's where Common Core comes in."

— Arkansas Education Commissioner
Dr. Tom W. Kimbrell

Common Core Arkansas

Welcome to the Arkansas Department of Education Common Core Home Page. The strategic plan, videos, documents, and resources will be updated as needed. Please note the posting/revision date for the most current information.

Upcoming Events

There are currently no upcoming events scheduled.

Now Available

Leadership Series 7 – LDC Leadership and Instructional Facilitator Training

Connie Echols, Arkansas Department of Education Public School Program Advisor, leads this professional development session on strategies to build organizational capacity by focusing on coaching components, the development of PLC's, and continuing to grow LDC.
July 10, 2014

Leadership Series 6 – MDC Leadership and Instructional Facilitator Training

Gail Snider, Math Consultant for the Arkansas Department of Education leads this professional development session on strategies to build organizational capacity by focusing on coaching components, the development of PLC's, and continuing to grow MDC.
July 9, 2014

Common Core Promotional Video

This Common Core Promotional Video demonstrates how the CCSS strive to help our students become college and career ready.
June 23, 2014

Leadership Series 5 – Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) and Mathematics Design Collaborative (MDC), REVISED For March 6, 2014

ADE will provide information about the application process for LDC and MDC professional development and technical assistance.
March 6, 2014 9:00 AM