Director’s Welcome

Kent Layton, Ph.D.

Interim Director, School of Education
Email: kxlayton@ualr.edu

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the UA Little Rock School of Education! Our faculty and staff are dedicated to achieving excellence in teaching, conducting meaningful research and providing exceptional service to the Central Arkansas community, the State, the nation, and internationally.

If you are a prospective student, we offer many degrees, certificate, and licensure programs in our School of Education. We have programs in elementary, middle, and secondary education, as well as reading education, special education, gifted and talented education, and learning systems technology.

The School of Education includes faculty with expertise in educational foundations who teach our candidates how to use research, assessment, and measurement, and data analyses and statistics to critically inform their teaching and educational policy. For your convenience, we provide a range of online courses and degree programs for working professionals.

The School of Education includes faculty with expertise in educational foundations, which looks at how the use of research, measurement, and statistics can critically use data to inform policy. For your convenience, we provide a range of online courses and degree programs for working professionals.

I invite you to strongly consider the UA Little Rock School of Education for your learning and development in the field of education. Because of the character of our students, the dedication of our faculty and staff, and the leadership that our graduates bring to the field of education, I know that we are redefining learning by preparing our professionals to effectively and compassionately TEACH, LEAD, and INNOVATE in Arkansas and beyond.