Faculty Information


Faculty Application Information

Thank you for your interest in working with the Arkansas Governor’s School.  It is one of the most exciting educational experiences at the secondary-school level in the nation.  The AGS work experience is demanding but it is also enjoyable and very rewarding.  Our faculty members are special people who love challenges and believe it is a privilege to help shape the lives of Arkansas’ best and brightest young people.

Faculty are selected prior to each session to teach in various areas.  For more information about teaching at AGS, please take a look at the job descriptions in the Faculty Overview and the individual job advertisements below.

 Applicants should submit:

  • Application cover sheet
  • Letter of application describing qualifications, curriculum ideas, and teaching style
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • List of three references

The application deadline is December 15, 2023.

Send completed application to:

Krystal Nail
Director of Gifted & Talented and Advanced Placement
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Four Capitol Mall, Slot 28
Little Rock, AR 72201

Or via Email: krystal.nail@ade.arkansas.gov

Important Dates For Faculty:

  • October 31, 2023 - Faculty applications open
  • December 15, 2023 - Faculty applications due
  • Spring 2024 - AGS Faculty Planning Meeting via WebEx (All faculty need to attend.)
  • June 2024 - AGS Faculty Planning Meeting (All faculty required to attend.)
  • July 7, 2024 - Opening of AGS
  • August 3, 2024 - Closing of AGS

Important Information:

  • Before you apply, please take a look at the job descriptions found in the Faculty Overview and area specific job applications.
  • Please consider the session dates and your availability.  There will be regular required events occurring during evenings and on weekends.  You need to be able to commit to participate in the entire session. You also need to be able to attend the planning meetings on the dates listed above.
  • Appointments are for a single summer session and there is no tenure.
  • All faculty are required to have a background screening and mandatory reporter training.  Instructions for completing these items will be provided if a faculty position is offered and accepted.
  • Food and housing will be provided for faculty at no charge.
  • All faculty are hired on the recommendation of a committee formed by the Arkansas Department of Education.
  • Please be aware that application information may be subject to FOIA requests and, therefore, may become public.

If you have any questions about any of the teaching positions listed above, please contact the AGS Office. 

Arkansas Governor's School

Phone: (479) 356-2037

Email: ags@atu.edu