Education is our focus...service is our core.  The services provided by ARESC are intended to make lives better and support local school district efforts however they may need us.  Whether providing career and technical courses to  students, teaching parents to be their child’s first teachers, providing therapy to students in need, supporting teachers and administrators, testing paraprofessionals, capturing fingerprints for background checks, or advocating for education...Arkansas River ESC promotes the whole learner approach to education and strives to develop #Learners4life

Services Provided include:

Arkansas Public School Computer Network (APSCN)

Become a Teacher

Behavior Support

Bus Driver Training and Certification

Career Readiness

Community Health

Content Specialists

Digital Learning


Early Childhood Special Services

Empowering Parents with Tools

English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)



Fingerprinting with Background Checks

Home Instruction of Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)

Human Capital Strategies



Mental Health

Novice Teacher Mentoring

Non-Traditional Learning Academies

Parents as Teachers

Paraprofessional Testing

Preschool Classrooms

School Safety

Star Academy Classrooms

Student Events @ The River

Technology - Networking and Cybersecurity

Title IX Assistance

Virtual Academy @ The River