Version of ISLLC Standards Referenced by State 
2008 version
Year of Law Passage / Rule Change 
Adopted February 2009; Last revised 1/22/2013
Overview of Standards, if different from ISLLC Standards 
Same as ISLLC standards
Use of Standards in Evaluation of School Leaders, Preparation Programs, and/or Other Purposes 
Arkansas has used the 2008 ISLLC Standards to develop standards and competencies for building-level and curriculum/program administrators (the Leader Excellence and Development System or LEADS). In 2013-14, all districts piloted the principal evaluation system. The 2008 ISLLC Standards also guide educational leadership preparation programs and professional development programs.
Presence of Principal Supervisor Standards 
Presence of Principal Supervisor Job Description 
Arkansas Department of Education. (2014). Beginning administrator program. Retrieved from