Arkansas Works  

Arkansas Works

What is Arkansas Works?

Arkansas Works is a collaborative effort among the departments of Career Education, Education, Higher Education, Workforce Services, and Economic Development; the Arkansas Science and Technology Authority; the Arkansas Association of Two-Year Colleges, and the State Chamber of Commerce. 
Funded by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services through Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), this initiative is a three-component system that includes

  • The Arkansas College and Career Planning System, a Web-based career planning system powered by Kuder™
  • The College and Career Coaches Program
  • The ACT Academy Program

The Arkansas Department of Career Education, Office of Arkansas Works, invites interested applicants to submit request for funding a College and Career Coach for the FY 2016. 

College and Career Coach grant applications will available by April.

For a listing of AY 2016 grant recipients and participating counties and school districts, please click here.