ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LIC-09-003

Date Created : 07/28/2008


Co-op Directors
Elementary Principals
Middle School Principals
High School Principals
other: Mentoring Project Directors

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Yes
Section:   Human Resources/Licensure - Beverly A. Williams, Assistant Commissioner
Fall 2008 Project Directors’ Update Meetings

Regulatory Authority:
Ark. Code Ann. § 6-15-1001 et seq.

Contact Person:
Susanne Williams

Phone Number:


The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) Office of Teacher Quality announces school district Fall Update Project Directors’ Meetings for the 2008-2009 school year which will be held regionally around the state. Presentations will cover rules, policies and procedures for Teacher and Administrator Licensure and Induction, Non-Traditional Licensure, Praxis III Performance Assessment, National Board Certification support, and Q&A on other Teacher Quality issues.

Five regional sites are designated for the meetings, which will run from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm (including a working brunch). Each school district is required to have representation at one of the meetings, preferably the one nearest the district. Two attendance slots per district are reserved for the Induction Project Director (required) and the Bookkeeper (if new to position). Other administrators or personnel directors may attend as needed. The Fall ’08 Update Meetings will be held according to the following schedule:

Aug 26 - Southeast Arkansas Education Co-op
Conference Room C, 1022 Scogin Drive, Monticello, AR

Aug 28 - Holiday Inn, Airport
Kitty Hawk-South, 3201 Bankhead Drive, Little Rock. AR

Sept 3 - Henderson State Univ.
Garrison Activity Center, Banquet Room, Arkadelphia, AR

Sept 9 - U of A Fort Smith
Echols Conference Center, Room EC105, Fort Smith, AR

Sept 11 - Jonesboro School District
High School Auditorium, 1730 South Main, Jonesboro, AR

Project Directors are to notify the Teacher Induction Program Advisor (Ms. Susanne Williams,, 501-683-4382) as soon as possible (but no later than Aug 15) regarding the chosen date, site and number of attendees.


Back to the Customer List

Copyright © 1997 Arkansas Department of Education. All rights reserved.
Department of Education Home Page