State Approving Agency (SAA) for Veterans Training Staff

The State Approving Agency (SAA) for Veterans Training is part of the Department of Education Division of Higher Education. In Arkansas, the SAA has the single responsibility for approval of all schools and training sites that wish to provide veterans' education and training. The SAA approves all public and private university, college, and technical/vocational school programs so that the veteran can use his/her education benefits. In addition, the Arkansas SAA is responsible for approval of On-the-Job Training and Apprenticeship programs that are offered to veterans.

Bill Dedner

Program Coordinator
Email: Bill Dedner
Phone: 501-324-9473

Carlton Lawyer

Program Advisor
Email: Carlton Lawyer
Phone: 501-324-9473

Sheila Gray

Administrative Assistant
Email: Sheila Gray
Phone: 501-324-9473