ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LIC-10-004

Date Created : 07/17/2009


Co-op Directors
Elementary Principals
Middle School Principals
High School Principals
other: Co-Op Coordinators

Type of Memo: Regulatory
Response Required: No
Section:   Human Resources/Licensure - Beverly A. Williams, Assistant Commissioner
Critical Academic Shortage Areas for 2009-2010

Regulatory Authority:
Ark. Code Ann. 6-81-609 and Act 605 of 2009

Contact Person:
Beverly Williams

Phone Number:


On June 8, 2009, in a regularly scheduled meeting, the Arkansas State Board of Education declared the attached list as critical academic shortage areas for the school year 2009-2010. There are changes from last year's list, so please review carefully.

Please note that for the 2009-2010 school year the area of Drama/Speech has been taken off the list and under the Foreign Language areas, Mandarin Chinese has been added.

Please address questions concerning this commissioner's memo to Beverly Williams by phone at 501-683-4095 or by email at


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