ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LS-09-047

Date Created : 06/12/2009


Co-op Directors
other: All Principals
Gifted & Talented Supervisors
Admin. Coordinators

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Optional
Section:   Learning Services - Dr. Alice Barnes Rose, Assistant Commissioner
Public Hearing for Proposed Revisions and Updates to Standards for GT

Regulatory Authority:
Ark. Code Ann. 25-15-201

Contact Person:
Ann M. Biggers, Administrator, Programs for Gifted Education

Phone Number:


Pursuant to Ark. Code Ann. 25-15-201 et seq., notice is hereby given that the Arkansas State Board of Education (ASBE) and the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) are considering proposed updates and revisions to the Rules for Gifted and Talented Program Approval Standards.

A public hearing will be held on July 7, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. at Four Capitol Mall, Auditorium, Little Rock, AR 72201. The public comment period will run June 15-July 20, 2009. Written comments should be mailed to the Office of Gifted and Talented, at Four Capitol Mall, Room 203-B, Little Rock, AR 72201.

The proposed Rules include, but are not limited to: Purpose, Definitions, Community Involvement, Staff Development, Personnel, Identification, Program Options, Curriculum and Evaluation. The proposed Rules are attached.


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