Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

2018-2019 SOI Application Timeline

2018-2019 SOI Application Timeline

October 18, 2018: 2018-2019 SOI New Application Informational Meeting, Arch Ford (Recommended meeting) 8:30-3:30.
 
October 26, 2018: Intent to apply for SOI Application due. Further information will be shared at October 18 meeting. 
 
October 2018-March 2019: Personalized support will be provided as needed by ADE and Office of Innovation for Education (OIE) through regional meetings, Zoom and Webinar opportunities, site visits, and study tours.
 
February 20, 2019: SOI Application Schools (Required meeting) for final application support (waivers, course approval, legal, application work day)
 
March 12, 2019: Draft SOI Application Due to ADE by 4:30pm for Initial Feedback
 
March 18, 2019-April 12, 2019: Initial Feedback on SOI Draft Application
 
April 23, 2019: Final SOI Application Due to ADE by 4:30pm 
 
April 23, 2019-June 30, 2019: ADE Commissioner Review for SOI Applications for Approval to enter Designation phase

For more information, please contact:

Cindy Hogue, Director of Educational Options
Arkansas Department of Education
Four Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-683-5780
Fax: 501-683-6809

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