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School of Education

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Welcome to Curriculum and Instruction.  We are honored to have you interested in one of our many programs.  If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Hazel Linton.

Contact Information:

Dr. Hazel Linton
Interim Chair
(870) 575-8989

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The Department of Curriculum and Instruction has as its major function the professional preparation of licensed teachers at the early childhood, middle and secondary levels.  The programs lead to the Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Education degree.   To meet and carry out these functions, the department offers a strong Teacher Education Preparation Program recognized by the Arkansas Department of Education, the Arkansas Department of Higher Education and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), now its called CAEP.  Additionally the department offers a non-licensure degree program in Rehabilitation Studies and a Special Education Endorsement Program as well.


Early Childhood Education
Middle Level Education
Secondary Education
Rehabilitative Services

Graduate Education
Master of Arts in Teaching
Master of Education in Secondary Education
Master of Early Childhood Education
Special Education Endorsement

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Dr. Hazel Linton
Interim Chair, Professor
(870) 575-8056 
Dr. Linda Joshua
(870) 575-8246
Ms. Mitzy Allen
Administrative Assistant
(870) 575-8989 
 Dr. Vera Lang-Brown
Associate Professor
(870) 575-8275
 Dr. Bettye Wright
Assistant Professor
(870) 575-8244
 Ms. Holly Sutton
Administrative Assistant
(870) 575-8058
 Dr. Glenda Kennedy
(870) 575-8247
 Dr. Shelbie Anderson
(870) 575-8242
 Ms. Willie Mae Nesby
Fieldwork Coordinator
(870) 575-8742

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Course Descriptions for the Curriculum and Instruction Courses

Teacher Education Preparation Courses
Rehabilitative Services

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In Development

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