Johnny Key

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education


The Arkansas Department of Education Office of Communications keeps Arkansans informed of the operations of the ADE and of educational issues, events and achievements in the state. The office is responsible for photography, videography, and production of presentation materials for ADE.

In addition to sending out news releases, the office manages the ADE website, maintains ADE social media including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. The office also compiles education-related grant opportunities and is the ADE's first point of contact for the news media. Included on this page are links to Stories That Matter which highlight teachers in Arkansas. 

Events News Releases Facebook
Twitter Instagram Pinterest
YouTube Stories That Matter DESE Podcasts


For more information, please contact:

Kimberly Mundell, Director of Communications
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Office of Communications
Four Capitol Mall, Room 305-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone:  501-683-4788

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