ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LIC-10-037

Date Created : 05/17/2010


Co-op Directors
Secondary Principals
Elementary Principals
Middle School Principals
High School Principals

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Optional
Section:   Human Resources/Licensure - Beverly A. Williams, Assistant Commissioner
Accessing Licensure Database

Regulatory Authority:

Contact Person:
Ron Tolson

Phone Number:


The Arkansas Department of Education's Professional Licensure Unit has recently upgraded the security of its licensure database (APLS) per the recommendation of Department of Information Services (DIS).

When accessing licensure information through the Department of Education Web site at, please click on Educators, Educator Licensure, then scroll to Arkansas Licensure Database and click on the web address listed.

When the screen comes up with the display “There is a problem with this website’s security certificate”, just click on “Continue to this website (not recommended)” and continue with your search.

Please direct any questions about accessing this database to Ms. Clara Toney at 501-683-3127 or by e-mail at

(If you cannot click the link(s) above, copy and paste it into your browser.)


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