Pursuant to Arkansas Code Annotated § 25-15-201 et seq., notice is hereby given that the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) and Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education is considering implementing a proposed revision to the Rules Governing The Arkansas Better Chance (ABC) Program. The revision to be considered is the educational requirements for classroom teachers in the ABC Program. A public hearing will be held on Monday, July 31, 2006, at 3:00 p.m., at the DHHS office, 700 Main Street, Little Rock in 1st floor Conference Rooms A & B.
Written comments concerning this revision should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Attn: ABC Program, Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education, P.O. Box 1437, Slot S-160, Little Rock, AR 72203. Comments must be received by August 10, 2006, at 4:00 p.m. The revised Rule is attached or may be obtained by accessing the ABC program website at www.arkansas.gov/childcare/abcpro.html.
Questions or inquiries should be directed to Paul Lazenby, Assistant Director, DHHS Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education at 501-682-4836.