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Endorsement Application


DO NOT SUBMIT THIS APPLICATION UNTIL YOU ARE IN THE FINAL TERM OF YOUR PROGRAM AND HAVE APPLIED FOR YOUR DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE

  • Fall graduates → Submit after October 15

  • Spring graduates → Submit after March 15

  • Summer graduates → Submit after June 15


To add an area to an existing teaching license:

  1. Log-on to the site below
  2. Select Add an area to my license
  3. Select By Program of Study
  4. Choose University of Central Arkansas as your Educator Preparation Program
  5. Choose your endorsement area and click Add Area. [See note below.]
  6. Continue through the application until you receive the message “Your application has been sent to your Educator Preparation Program Coordinator for approval.”

aels.ade.arkansas.gov/AELS/Account/TeacherLogin.aspx


The areas listed below are the most common UCA endorsement areas. With the list showing, type the corresponding three-digit number. The list will jump to that area.

CODEENDORSEMENT AREA
115Online Teaching: K-12
247English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
252Early Childhood SpEd Integrated: B-K
258Special Education: K-12
287Reading: K-12  [For UCA's Reading MSE program, also add 527 Dyslexia to the same application.]
289Library Media Specialist: K-12
276Building Level Administration
277District Level Administration
280Program Administration/Curriculum
282Program Administration/Special Education
288Guidance & Counseling: K-12
289Gifted & Talented: K-12
412Career Preparation Endorsement
418Career Development
427Special Education Resource - English: 7-12
428Special Education Resource - Math: 7-12
429Special Education Resource - Science: 7-12
521Instructional Facilitator (ASTL)
527Dyslexia: K-12
530Special Education Resource - Elementary

The Office of Candidate Service will send your Praxis scores and your transcript to the Arkansas Department of Education.