Schools of Innovation Application portal





October 24, 2019
2019-2020 SOI New Application Informational Meeting, Arch Ford.

October 29, 2019
Intent to apply for SOI Application due. Further information will be shared at October 24th meeting.

October 2019 - March 2020
Personalized support will be provided as needed by Division of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and Office of Innovation for Education (OIE) through regional meetings, Zoom and Webinar opportunities, site visits, and study tours.

February 24, 2020
SOI Application Schools (Required meeting) for final application support (waivers, course approval, legal, application work day)

March 2, 2020
Draft SOI Application Due to DESE by 4:30pm.

March 2, 2020 - April 30, 2020
Initial Feedback on SOI Draft Application

May 1, 2020
Final SOI Application due to DESE by 4:30p.m. for SOI Committee review

May 1, 2020 - May 30, 2020
Secretary of Education review of SOI Applications for approval to enter Designation phase

>>> Email not received for superintendent's signature

These are automated emails that can land in the spam folder. if the email is not found in the spam folder, please click on the Check Status button. The status page will allow you to copy a link that can be emailed to the superintendent.

>>> Email not received for Account Registration

These are automated emails that can land in the spam folder. if the email is not found in the spam folder, please click on the Check Status button. The status page has a register button if your Intent to Apply form is complete.

>>> Who is required to create the account?

To minimize errors, we recommend only one account for a school. The account can be created by anyone in the school who will be completing the application online. However, notfications and all automated emails will be sent to the Principal, Superintendent and the email registered with the account.

The site will allow a view-only account for principals, superintendents and adminstrators. This feature is currently under construction and is expected to be completed soon.


CONTACT US

Office of Innovation for Education
University of Arkansas
346 N. West Ave. WAAX
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Phone: (479)575 4499
Fax: (479)575 7791
Email: OIE@uark.edu