6-15-1803. Members.

   (a) The Arkansas Pygmalion Commission on Nontraditional Education shall be composed of sixteen (16) members who are currently serving as members of the commission and who were appointed in the manner and to represent various interests as follows:        

         (1) One (1) member representing classroom teachers to be recommended by the Arkansas Education Association and appointed by the Governor;              

         (2) One (1) member representing school district superintendents to be recommended by the Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators and appointed by the Governor;              

         (3) One (1) member representing local school boards of directors to be recommended by the Arkansas School Boards Association and appointed by the Governor;              

         (4) Two (2) members representing school principals with alternative education experience to be recommended by the Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators and appointed by the Governor;              

         (5) One (1) member representing the Department of Health and appointed by the Governor;              

         (6) One (1) member representing the Department of Human Services and appointed by the Governor;              

         (7) One (1) member representing the Department of Education and appointed by the Governor;              

         (8) One (1) member representing the Department of Workforce Education and appointed by the Governor;              

         (9) One (1) member representing the Department of Higher Education and appointed by the Governor;              

         (10) One (1) member representing the judicial system to be appointed by the Governor;              

         (11) One (1) member representing students with learning disabilities or attention deficit disorder to be appointed by the Governor;              

         (12) Two (2) members representing physicians and psychologists who specialize in treating children and adolescents to be recommended by the Chief of Staff of Arkansas Children's Hospital and appointed by the Governor;              

         (13) One (1) member representing parents to be recommended by the Arkansas Congress of Parents and Teachers and appointed by the Governor; and              

         (14) One (1) member at large to be appointed by the Governor.              

   (b) Any vacancies shall be filled in accordance with the original appointment.        


History..Acts 1993, No. 1288, § 3; 1995, No. 596, § 1; 1997, No. 112, §§ 18, 30; 1999, No. 1481, § 1; 2003 (1st Ex. Sess.), No. 51, § 24.