Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

News Releases

Winners of All-State Coding Competition Announced

05/18/2019

After multiple rounds of competition on the regional and state levels, students from the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts were named winners of Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s All-State Coding Competition.

ADE to Host Education Summit in June

05/15/2019

The Arkansas Department of Education is excited to host a four-day conference next month that gives teachers, administrators, and other education representatives the opportunity to network and grow professionally.

New Licensure Designations Available to Educators Through Educator Career Continuum

05/14/2019

Arkansas educators now have the opportunity to earn leadership designations on their teaching license through the Educator Career Continuum.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting

05/08/2019

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 10 a.m. May 14, 2019, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - State Board Meetings UPDATE

05/06/2019

UPDATE: The Task Force on Family Engagement in Learning meeting that was scheduled for May 10, 2019, has been cancelled. See the updated advisory.

Media Advisory - State Board Meetings

05/02/2019

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. May 9, 2019, and 9 a.m. May 10, 2019, at the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Gov. Hutchinson, ADE Announce First Recipient of Arkansas Computer Science Educator of the Year Award

05/02/2019

Gov. Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas Department of Education are excited to announce that Karma Turner, a computer science teacher at Lake Hamilton High School in Pearcy, was selected as the first recipient of the Arkansas Computer Science Educator of the Year award. The announcement was made at a press conference today at the Capitol.

Media Advisory - Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children Meeting

05/01/2019

The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children will meet at 9 a.m. May 8, 2019, in the ADE Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

10 Schools, 1 District Selected for Third Year of Professional Learning Communities at Work® Project

04/30/2019

The Arkansas Department of Education, in partnership with Solution Tree, a national professional development provider, announces the third cohort selected for the Professional Learning Communities at Work® project.

Media Advisory - Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation Teleconference Meeting

04/18/2019

The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation will hold a teleconference meeting at 8:30 a.m. April 24, 2019. The teleconference call will originate from the ADE Commissioner's Conference Room, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

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