Request For Qualification

The Arkansas Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission is scheduling mediation training courses for 2020 and is seeking proposals from trainers interested in contracting with the Commission to provide the services.  Required trainer qualifications and course curriculum are set out in the Commission's Minimum Standards for Mediation Training located at

In your proposal, please specify whether travel expenses and written materials are included in the fee.  If not, please detail those expenses to the best of your ability.


2020 Tentative Training Schedule:

40 Hour Civil Trial Court Mediation Training    July 20-24, 2020

40 Hour Family Mediation Training                   August 31- September 4, 2020  or September 21-25, 2020

20 Hour Family Mediation Training                   October 5 - 7, 2020 or October 12 -14, 2020

You may propose alternative dates; however, we are limited by the availability of the training space in our facilities. 

The Deadline for submissions is:                         Monday, September 9, 2019 at 4:00 pm

Submissions may be made by email to or via U.S. mail to:

Arkansas Alternaive Dispute Resolution, 625 Marshall Street, Little Rock, AR 72201.