2017 Arkansas Code
Title 6 - Education
Subtitle 2 - Elementary and Secondary Education Generally
Chapter 15 - Educational Standards and Quality Generally
Subchapter 17 - Parental Involvement Plan
§ 6-15-1703. Professional development

Universal Citation: AR Code § 6-15-1703 (2017)
  • (a) The State Board of Education's Standards for Accreditation of Arkansas Public Schools and School Districts shall require the following professional development hours according to the professional development schedule under § 6-17-709:
    • (1) Two (2) hours of professional development as part of the minimum number of hours of professional development required for teachers, designed to enhance understanding of effective parental involvement strategies; and
    • (2) Two (2) hours of professional development as part of the minimum number of hours of professional development required for administrators, designed to enhance understanding of:
      • (A) Effective parent involvement strategies; and
      • (B) The importance of administrative leadership in setting expectations and creating a climate conducive to parental participation.
  • (b) A school district shall provide training at least annually for volunteers who assist in an instructional program for parents.
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