We are so excited you have taken the leap to join our work family! In order to get started, click one link at a time to complete the requirements.
Job Acceptance and Training Forms Instructions
Arkansas State and Federal Criminal Background Check Form Instructions
Arkansas Child Maltreatment Central Registry Form Instructions
Arkansas Professional Development Registry (PDR) Instructions
You will need to be assigned a PDR number for the State of Arkansas. If you have previously worked in child care then you might already have a number assigned. Try to do the application and if it says an account already exists, the number provided on the application to see if they can assist you.
Once obtaining a PDR number, write it down and save it in your cell phone as a "contact." You will frequently need this number through out your employment.
Arkansas New Staff Orientation Instructions
This class is the most important and is mandated by the state for all child care workers.
You will use your PDR number to register for this course. Once registering, check your email. You will receive an email from Rebecca Dunahoo at ASU. Click the email and click the link to verify you received it.
Within 48-72 hours, you will receive a second email listing your username and password. When you get that email, take the course as soon as possible.
The certificate will need to be printed and provided for your personnel file.
Arkansas Mandated Reporter Instructions
Staff Handbook Quiz & Parent Handbook Quiz Instructions
Use the handbooks located at the top of this screen within the "Staff Dropbox Folder."
Take the quiz & write down or take a picture of the final result.
New Employment Paperwork Instructions
Complete the employment paperwork and ensure NOTHING is left blank. Use N/A if an item does not apply to you. The paperwork will automatically be emailed to us when submitted.
Every year our staff needs to take 30 hours of approved professional development courses. These are a few websites you can obtain courses from!