Our Vision

The Arkansas Department of Education is transforming Arkansas to lead the nation in student-focused education.

 Our Mission

The Arkansas Department of Education provides leadership, support, and service to schools, districts, and communities so every student graduates prepared for college, career, and community engagement.

 Our Goals

1
PREPARED GRADUATES
Each student will meet or exceed milestones along pathways to graduate prepared for college, career, and community engagement.
2
STUDENT GROWTH
Each student will meet or exceed his/her individual growth annually.
3
PERSONAL COMPETENCIES
Each student will develop and apply personal competencies that promote learning and success in life.
4
STUDENT SUCCESS
Each student will be actively engaged in college, career preparation, military service, and/or competitive employment one year after graduation.
5
CUSTOMER SERVICE
The Arkansas Department of Education will build the capacity of each team member to provide efficient and effective customer service that benefits students, respects taxpayers, and serves all stakeholders.

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Developing literacy and a culture of reading in Arkansas.

Preparing students for success through STEM.

 Latest News

Publish date: 1/27/2023
The Arkansas Council for Military Children's Strategic Planning Committee will meet via video conferencing at 1 p.m. January 31, 2023.
Publish date: 1/20/2023
A special Professional Licensure Standards Board meeting will be held via video conferencing at 12 p.m. January 27, 2023.
Publish date: 1/12/2023
The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce that the State Board of Education has selected Jacob Oliva as commissioner of ADE’s Division of Elementary and Secondary Education.

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