ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LIC-06-019

Date Created : 02/03/2006


Co-op Directors
Secondary Principals
Elementary Principals
Middle School Principals
High School Principals
other: Co-Op Coordinators

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
Section:   Human Resources/Licensure - Beverly A. Williams, Assistant Commissioner
High Qualified Teacher versus Highly Qualified Special Educator

Regulatory Authority:

Contact Person:
Frank Servedio

Phone Number:


The attached document has been created by a team of administrators from the Office of Teacher Quality and the Office of Special Education at the Arkansas Department of Education.

This document should assist administrators and teachers of special education with some frequently asked questions. An important goal of this communication is to make a distinction between a Highly Qualified Teacher as described by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 and the Highly Qualified Special Educator as described by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004.

If there are any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Susan Branon at or Frank Servedio at the email address above.


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