ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LIC-08-048

Date Created : 05/19/2008


Co-op Directors
Secondary Principals
Elementary Principals
other: Co-op Coordinators

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Optional
Section:   Human Resources/Licensure - Beverly A. Williams, Assistant Commissioner
Rules for Background Checks Adopted

Regulatory Authority:

Contact Person:
Ron Tolson

Phone Number:


The Rules Governing Criminal Background Checks for Substitute Teachers and the Rules Governing the Requirement of a Criminal Background Check for Employment of Personnel in School Districts received final approval from the Legislative Council, May 1, 2008.

Both sets of rules have been adopted by the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) and became effective April 21, 2008.

Please contact Mr. Ron Tolson, Coordinator, Professional Licensure, at 501-683-3126 or by e-mail at regarding any questions pertaining to the rules.


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