Chalk and Wire Information

Chalk and Wire is an online electronic portfolio management system. Its purpose is to provide students, faculty, administrators and outside accrediting agencies a centralized storage location for teacher candidate work. The work assessed in Chalk and Wire is designed to show teacher candidate growth throughout the candidate’s tenure in their respective programs.

Teacher candidates may use Chalk and Wire for personal electronic portfolio development. The system allows candidates to develop and maintain personal portfolios, which demonstrate, technical as well as teaching skills.

Instructions for Use

Memorandum of Understanding (gives UALR COE rights to use your work as examples for accreditation purposes.)


Getting started as a new user

Purchase your Chalk and Wire Code

All Chalk and Wire accounts must first be purchased from either the UA Little Rock Bookstore, or Textbook Brokers. Each provider might offer different types of first-time accounts. When you contact either of these stores to purchase your subscription, you will be asking for a first-time subscription.
Please remember when you are purchasing your Chalk and Wire subscription to obtain your 4-digit receipt number and your Chalk and Wire subscription code. You may purchase these codes online, over the phone, or in person. Whichever method you choose, please remember to obtain the above two pieces of information to confirm your transaction.

Step 2: Set up your account

Once you have purchased your Chalk and Wire subscription, you will need to set up your account.
First, start by going to UALR’s Chalk and Wire home page. You will be brought to a login page, and you will need to click on “Register” under “Are you a new user?”.
The Subscription Code that you will provide will be the code that either the UA Little Rock Bookstore or Textbook Brokers provided to you. Please use your UA Little Rock email address for your Email and provide your Tnumber in the Student/Employee Number field.

Step 3: Set up your portfolio(s)
Creating a portfolio