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.


The Arkansas Teacher Corps publishes a monthly newsletter to keep our ATC Family informed about all things ATC. If you are interested in subscribing to the newsletter, please sign up at http://newsletter.arkansasteachercorps.org.

CLICK HERE view our current newsletter or you can see all of the archived newsletters on our program page in the right column.


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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/


In the News…

“Wanted: Teachers for Arkansas”
Ozarks at Large, KUAF (NPR)

“A Difference Made: Better-quality teachers vital”
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Op-Ed by Dr. Gary Ritter

“Arkansas Teacher Corps Fellow Brings in Third Teacher of Year Honors”
University of Arkansas Newswire

“Second Arkansas Teacher Corps Fellow Receives Teacher of Year Honor”
University of Arkansas Newswire

“Arkansas Teacher Corps Fellow Receives Teacher of the Year Honors”
University of Arkansas Newswire

“For the Children: Quality teachers key to education”
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Op-Ed by 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

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

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

“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