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Arkansas & Lillio Academy

Can I use Lillio Academy for PD hours in Arkansas?

No, Lillio Academy is currently not approved by the Arkansas Registry Alliance. Please come back soon to learn more!

Please Note: All Webinars and Lillio Basic Courses must NOT be submitted to your registry. They do not meet specific learning requirements for the state and will not be accepted if submitted.

You can still sign up for Lillio Academy to grow your knowledge and skills as an early educator, and connect with other educators on shared learning topics.

Arkansas Childcare Training Requirements:

All childcare providers in Arkansas are required to complete 15 hours of professional development annually, including child development training registered with the DCCECE Professional Development Registry, Department of Education, or Department of Higher Education-approved training.

Topics appropriate for continuing early education shall include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Child growth and development

  • Nutrition and food service

  • Parent communication and involvement

  • Curriculum and curriculum development

  • Developmentally appropriate practice and learning environments

  • Behavior management

  • Emergency care and first aid

  • Administration and management of early childhood program

Opening a facility or beginning work in the childcare field:

If you are interested in opening a child care program or working in the child care field, please contact your state licensing agency for your state's specific requirements, rules and regulations. Arkansas’ licensing website can be found here.

Last Updated: May 2024

Though Lillio attempts to maintain accurate and up-to-date information, educators are individually responsible for understanding the submission and approval process of all professional development and licensing work in their state.

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