ASTA is a state chapter of the Association of American Educators.

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Who Are We

As a state chapter of the Association of American Educators (AAE), the Arkansas State Teachers Association (ASTA) is a statewide non-union, professional educators' organization, advancing the profession by offering a modern approach to teacher representation and educational advocacy, as well as promoting professionalism, collaboration and excellence without a partisan agenda.

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Arkansas 91st Legislative Session Guide to Engaging Arkansas State Teachers Association

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Arkansas 91st Legislative Session Update


As of 12/11/2016, 71 bills have been introduced for the 2017 Arkansas Legislative Session. Stay in the know with ASTA! As a professional association serving educators in Arkansas, ASTA works with legislators to convey member opinions, recommendations, and concerns about proposed policy. We believe in working with legislators in a professional manner that builds and sustains positive relationships. We look forward to representing your views in the New Year!


Even Beginners Can Participate in this Week's Hour of Code


This week educators across the nation are participating in the “Hour of Code.” Celebrated annually during Computer Science Week, Hour of Code 2016 is being recognized from the 5th to the 11th December.