ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LS-06-085

Date Created : 02/23/2006


Co-op Directors
Secondary Principals
Elementary Principals
other: Colleges and universities providing concurrent credit

Type of Memo: Regulatory
Response Required: Optional
Section:   Learning Services - Dr. Diana Julian, Assistant Commissioner
Distance Learning Course Approval for FY 2006-07

Regulatory Authority:
Rules Governing Distance Learning

Contact Person:
Mike Lar or Shirley Pickle

Phone Number:

E-mail: or spickle@arkedu.

According to the Distance Learning Rules adopted by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) on July 11, 2005, all distance learning courses must be approved prior to the courses being offered to or taught by a public school district or charter school. The Distance Learning Course Approval Form for the Summer 2006 and Fall 2006 courses must be submitted by Friday, April 14, 2006, to the Distance Learning Coordinator at the local education service cooperative. Review of submitted applications will begin on Monday, May 1, 2006, and will conclude no later than Friday, May 12, 2006. Applicants may access and print the Course Approval Form at the ADE Distance Learning Centerís website: Applicants must submit all of the requested documentation with a complete Distance Learning Course Approval Form for each course that will be offered to schools using any distance learning technology. Notifications regarding the course approvals will be e-mailed or faxed to the Distance Learning Coordinator at the educational service cooperative of the applying school.


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