ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LIC-09-004

Date Created : 07/21/2008


Co-op Directors
Secondary Principals
Elementary Principals
other: Sp. Ed. Admin.& Curriculum Prog. Admin.

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Yes
Section:   Human Resources/Licensure - Beverly A. Williams, Assistant Commissioner
September 2008 Beginning Administrator Induction Training

Regulatory Authority:

Contact Person:
Teri G. Dorrough

Phone Number:


The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) Office of Teacher Quality is hosting the Beginning Administrator Induction Training on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 16 and 17, 2008. Beginning Administrators are required to attend both days. Mentors are required to attend the first day, with optional attendance on the second day being highly recommended for the Mentor. This two-day training will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 201 W. Shackleford Rd., Little Rock, Arkansas.

It is the responsibility of all school districts to assure that each Beginning Building Level Administrator and/or Curriculum/Program Administrator, paired with an assigned practicing administrator mentor, attend and be trained through this program. Administrators in the first, second or third year of an Administrator Licensure Completion Program (ALCP) are required to attend this training. Administrators holding an Initial license (employed for the first time as a Building Level Administrator or Curriculum/Program Administrator), or holding a Standard License with less than one-year administrator experience in the state of Arkansas are also required to attend this training.

Detailed information regarding this training session is available on the attached information document. Individual online registrations, by both the Beginning Administrator and the Mentor, are required no later than Friday, September 5, 2008. Online registration is available for the Beginning Administrator at; and for the Mentor at All attendees must register.

For more information contact Ms.Teri Dorrough at 501-682-9850.


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