Arkansas Department of Education Division of Elementary and Secondary Education DESE Rules for Public Comment Release

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Educator Effectiveness & Licensure
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Superintendents; Assistant Superintendent; Principals; General Business Managers; Teachers; Gifted & Talented Coordinators; Curriculum Coordinators; School Counselors; Equity Coordinators (Disability/Race/Gender/National Origin); Data Stewards (SIS; eSchool; eFinance; TRIAND); District Coordinators (ALE; Homeless; ESOL; SDFS & Foster); Parent Involvement Coordinators/Facilitators; CTE Coordinator (COOPs and regular school districts)

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Proposed amendments to the following Division of Elementary and Secondary Education Rules have been released for public comment;

  • Educator Licensure

A public hearing concerning these proposed rules amendments will be held on Monday, January 10, 2022, at the Arkansas Department of Education, Arch Ford Building, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR, 72201. 

Written comments may be emailed to, or may be mailed to ADE Legal Services, Four Capitol Mall, Room 302A, Little Rock, AR, 72201.

Copies of the proposed rules are attached, and also can be found on the Division of Elementary and Secondary Education’s website at:

Copies also may be obtained by contacting ADE’s Legal Services Unit at the above address or via phone at (501) 682-4227. 

The public comment period will end at 4:30 p.m. on January 13, 2022.

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