Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

Stories That Matter

From highlighting Arkansas’ statewide reading campaign to showcasing the state’s computer science initiative, the Arkansas Department of Education is proud to share informational and inspirational stories that feature education in Arkansas. Together, we are leading the nation in student-focused education!
Help ADE tell your story by sharing positive story ideas about education in Arkansas! Use the following Google link to let ADE know what is going on at your school or community: Stay tuned as new stories are posted on this page, and don’t forget to follow ADE on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

Question & Answer Video Stories

  "Kinderman" Nathan Howse   2018 Arkansas Teacher of the Year Randi House  

Stories to Share

Community Service Learning in ArkansasOn Our Way To Leading The Nation In Student-Focused Education in 2018          

#RISEArkansas Resources for FamiliesHigher Standards Be Confident With Who Is Driving Your Child To School


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


State Standards

Learn more about the standards that define the knowledge and skills Arkansas students should have in order to be ready for college and careers.

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Licensure & Certification

Find critical information about renewing Arkansas educator licenses, adding areas of licensure, licensing by reciprocity from other states, background checks and more.

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