ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LIC-10-027

Date Created : 03/24/2010


Co-op Directors
other: All Principals

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: No
Section:   Human Resources/Licensure - Beverly A. Williams, Assistant Commissioner
2009-2010 Beginning Administrator Induction Spring Follow-up

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 Spring Follow-up training on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 and Thursday, April 29, 2010. This training, to be held at the Airport Holiday Inn in Little Rock, is for Beginning Administrators who attended Induction training in July or September 2009. Beginning Administrators are to register for either April 28th or 29th, and attend only one of the two days. Mentors are encouraged (but not required) to attend the same day.

School districts must assure that each Beginning Building Level Administrator and each Beginning Curriculum/Program Administrator participates in all Induction activities (three meetings per year) in compliance with the ADE Rules Governing Licensure of Beginning Administrators. Beginning Administrators are those employed under an Administrator Licensure Completion Plan (ALCP), or an Initial Administrator License or a Standard Administrator License with less than one-year of administrator experience. Additionally, administrators on an ALCP must participate in all trainings and follow-up trainings during each year the ALCP is active.

More information regarding registration and accommodations is available in the attached document entitled 09-10 BA Spring Follow-up Information. Registration is required no later than Friday, April 23, 2010, and is ONLY available at: the following web sites:
Beginning Administrator
Administrator Mentor

Questions may be addressed to Teri G. Dorrough, Administrator Induction Program Advisor, at 501-682-9850 or


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