ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LIC-08-005

Date Created : 07/24/2007


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Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Optional
Section:   Human Resources/Licensure - Beverly A. Williams, Assistant Commissioner
Public Hearing on Four Proposed Licensure Rules

Regulatory Authority:

Contact Person:
Ron Tolson

Phone Number:


The State Board of Education approved the following rules to go out for public comment at the July 9, 2007, meeting.

*Proposed Revisions of Rules Governing Parental Notification of an Assignment of a Non-Licensed Teacher to Teach a Class for More than Thirty (30) Consecutive Days and for Granting Waivers (Act 1623).

*Proposed Revisions to the Rules Governing the Requirements and Procedures for Renewing a Standard Arkansas Teaching License.

The public hearing for the two rules listed above will be August 16, 2007, at 1:00 p.m. in the ADE Auditorium. The public comment period ends August 24, 2007.

The following two rules have also been approved for public comment.

*Proposed Revisions of Rules Governing Waivers for Substitute Teachers.

*Proposed Rules Governing the Lifetime Teaching License.

The Public hearing for both of these rules will be August 9, 2007, at 1:00 p.m. in the ADE Auditorium. The public comment period ends August 24, 2007.

Copies of these four rules as proposed for public comment are attached.

Direct questions or comments regarding the four rules to Ron Tolson, Coordinator, Professional Licensure, at 501-683-3126 or by email at


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