How to become an elementary teacher in the state of Arkansas?

I have not been to college YET and I am thinking about becoming an elementary school teacher. My local college offers the associate degree...but don't I need a bachelor's? Can you tell me eveything that is needed?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    All states require a BS or BA in a teacher education program. You are also going to have a background check including fingerprints and a TB test.

    Some states let you substitute teach with a 2 year degree, Some don't.

    Call your state Board of Education. They can tell you better than anyone here.

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  • 1 decade ago

    In Arkansas? or u kiddin? all you need is your 8th grade diploma.

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