School Improvement Resources


The School Improvement Unit is dedicated to providing quality training and resources in collaboration with many stakeholders. Trainings are designed to assist Arkansas districts and schools in developing effective and comprehensive improvement plans and processes to meet the demanding changes and rigor of school improvement practices.

Indistar® Training

A new diagnostic web-based system, Indistar® by the Academic Development Institute, is now available to assist Priority Schools in the development of the Priority Improvement Plan (PIP).

To learn more about the Indistar® system in Arkansas the Indistar web-based system trainings presented by Ms. Stephanie Benedict, Client Service Coordinator with the Academic Development Institute, are posted below.

Indistar® System Trainings:


For more information, please contact:

Elbert Harvey, School Improvement Coordinator
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Learning Services
Four Capitol Mall, Box 26
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-683-1037

Alphabetical List of Topics

Common Core