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NEA Education Cooperative
211 W Hickory St.
Walnut Ridge, Arkansas 72476

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Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Phone: 870-886-7717
Fax: 870-886-7719
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Be sure that your district goes to this Commisioner’s Memo and registers new hires according to the information in this memo:

LIC-18-032​: New Educator Registry: Novice Teacher Mentoring and Beginning Administrator Induction

Rotating Professional Development Requirements 
(Act 969 of 2013)

  • Child Maltreatment Mandated Reporter – two hours in 2017-2018 and every fourth year thereafter
  • Parent Involvement – two hours in 2018-2019 and every fourth year thereafter
  • Teen Suicide Awareness and Prevention – two hours in 2019-2020 and every fourth year thereafter
  • Arkansas History – (for every educator teaching at least one chapter of Arkansas History) two hours in 2020-2021 and every fourth year thereafter.

The Team Digital program has a job opening.  The position is advertised through Arkansas River ESC, as program managers; however, the new digital learning specialist can live in any region.  It is a state-wide position where geographic location is a consideration...but not a determination.

Job Description:

Cathi Swan, Director
Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative
912 W. 6th Avenue
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
(870) 534-6129

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Northeast Education Cooperative is to provide the highest quality leadership, service and support to our member districts in their efforts to facilitate effective learning for all students.

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(Left to Right) Jeanine Wood, Kate Garofas, Nedra Nichols, and Angie Carlton