Arkansas

What is the Arkansas Professional

Development Registry?

The Arkansas Professional Development Registry offers professional development and quality improvement tools in one centralized website in order to support early childhood educators in Arkansas. The Arkansas Professional Development Registry is required for all members of the early childhood workforce to join. The Arkansas Professional Development Registry provides a number of key benefits from increasing the number of high-quality early childcare education programs to tracking knowledge, and also raise the status of early care and education.  

On the Arkansas Professional Development Registry, a wide variety of childcare training listings are provided. Arkansas Professional Development Registry manages all of your trainings and keep the records all in one place. The Arkansas Professional Development Registry approves trainings from qualified trainers. AIR Child Care Training Solutions offers trainings under the trainer Pam Oviatt.

Arkansas Childcare Training Tools

While there are many great tools available to childcare professionals, here’s one that we’ve found to be very useful.

Search for Trainingsin the Arkansas Professional Development Registry allows participants to search for trainings based on specific filters. Participants can search in the Arkansas Professional Development Registry for trainings by key content area, training level, target audience, and by contracted trainings.

 

How many clock hours of training are needed?

According to the Arkansas Department of Human Services Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education Minimum Licensing Requirements for Child Care Centers, all staff members should complete fifteen (15) hours of professional development job specific training each year for the ages of children they work with.