Our Mission

The Arkansas Teacher Corps (ATC) recruits, trains, and supports service-oriented and talented individuals to serve as teachers for Arkansas students who need them the most.

Our Vision

All Arkansan students will have extraordinary lives through exceptional education.

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Support ATC

The Arkansas Teacher Corps Society recognizes individual donors who advance the program’s mission by making generous annual contributions.

To donate or for more information, visit the society’s webpage: http://ATCSociety.uark.edu/


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In the News…

“For the Children: Quality teachers key to education”
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Op-Ed by ATC Director of Teacher
Development and Support Scott Roy

ATC Receives Record Grant from the Women’s Giving Circle
University of Arkansas Newswire

“Teaching: A Dream Come True”
Jacksonville Patriot, Op-Ed by ATC Fellow Chris Collier

“Teacher, rock star: Education fulfills many dreams”
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Op-Ed by ATC Fellow Will Chesher

“Teacher Corps Creates New Education Opportunities”
Northwest Arkansas Times, Op-Ed by ATC Fellow Sarah McNeal

“Arkansas Teacher Corps Seeking New Candidates for Accelerated Path to Teaching in High-Need Schools”
University of Arkansas Newswire

“20 named Fellows in Teacher Corps”
Arkansas Democrat Gazette

“Training begins for newly named ATC Fellows”
El Dorado News-Times

“Arkansas Teacher Corps Introduces Second Group of Fellows”
University of Arkansas Newswire

“Alternative program puts teachers in areas of need”
Arkansas Democrat Gazette

“New Alternative Teacher Certification Program Pulls From Best of Rest”
The Colleague

“Arkansas Teacher Corps Society Helps Donors Make Big Impact”
The Colleague

“Arkansas Teacher Corps Seeking Applicants”
University of Arkansas Newswire

“Innovating Teacher Preparation: Arkansas Teacher Corps…”
The Colleague

“Gov. Mike Beebe Attends ATC Reception”
Arkansas Democrat Gazette

“Students Will Win: Teacher Corps to Meet High Needs”
Arkansas Democrat Gazette

“Arkansas is the latest state to adopt a teacher corps program”
USA Today

“Arkansas Teacher Corps to Address Shortages in State Schools: New program to supply teachers in high-need areas”
University of Arkansas Newswire

“Teacher dearth stirs UA to help: Program intends to aid poor areas”
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette