Approved Professional Development Provider

Professional Development Providers: Arkansas K-12 Educators

Professional development providers who offer professional learning opportunities to Arkansas educators statewide or to educators from multiple districts must be approved by the Arkansas Department of Education at least (30) days before a program is offered. Professional development approval codes expire June 30th of each year. ADE approved providers may post new applications for the upcoming year any time after May 1st.  Visit Rules Governing Professional Development

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Professional Development Providers: Arkansas School Board Members

Professional development providers who offer training for Arkansas school board members must be approved by the Arkansas Department of Education as a professional development provider at least (30) days before the program is offered. Arkansas’ institutions of higher learning and the Arkansas School Boards Association are not required to obtain approval through the Professional Development Management System (PDSaMS). Visit Rules Governing School Board Training.

For more information, please contact:

Bobette Ray, Educator Support Advisor
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Office of Educator Effectiveness & Licensure
Four Capitol Mall, Room 107-B
Little Rock, AR  72201
Phone: 501-350-0188

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