ADE Training & Professional Learning Opportunities

The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) is committed to leading the nation in student-focused education. To meet that mission, we must support all levels of our staff to be knowledgeable, productive, and efficient in their role of providing assistance to schools in our state. The ADE is proud to provide various avenues of training and support for all employees. ADE employees are encouraged to explore the opportunities for learning and growth available through these resources. The ability to access unlimited on-demand access to a full library of online courses, along with face-to-face trainings, allows staff to customize a learning plan unique to their needs and schedule. 

Develop Professional Skills, Learn Something New

The ADE is excited to announce training scheduled through October 2021 (and possibly November, if needed). Each employee is required to take one class.

ADE Employee Workplace Code of Conduct Training

Description: Employee Workplace Code of Conduct training clarifies the ADE's mission, values and principles, linking them with standards of professional conduct. This training also serves as a valuable reference, helping employees locate relevant documents, services and other resources related to ethics within the organization. 

Participant Registration Links

All training will be conducted via Zoom. Please register for the date and time that works best for you.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. If you have questions about the process, please fill out the question/comment section on the registration confirmation email.

  1. October 25, 2021 10:00 -11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada) (Sign Language Interpreter Available)
  2. Topic: ADE Employee Workplace Code of Conduct

  3. October 26, 2021 1:00-2:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
  4. Topic: ADE Employee Workplace Code of Conduct

  5. November 18, 2021 1:00-2:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
  6. Topic: ADE Employee Workplace Code of Conduct  

 Active Attacker Training

Description: The Active Attacker training will inform how to respond to an active attacker/armed assailant. The class is one hour of lecture and questions and answers and one hour of walk-through/talk-through to better understand how to respond to an active shooter event. Learn more at Active Attacker Training.

More Learning Opportunities

Need assistance creating an ArkansasIDEAS account? Contact the helpdesk at 1-800-488-6689.
Contact Regina Blevens at 501-682-4211 or for assistance with AASIS IDs for OPM Training.
Contact Tammy Crutchfield at 501-682-4478 or about the Employee Assistance Program.
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For more information, please contact:

Teletha Leonard, Human Resources Director
Office of the Secretary
Arkansas Department of Education
Four Capitol Mall, Room 104-A
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-537-9686
Cell: 501-539-0554
Fax: 501-682-4487
Vannessa Chambers, Human Resources Analyst
Arkansas Department of Education
Office of Human Resources
Four Capitol Mall, Room 106A
Little Rock, AR  72201
Phone: 501-682-2744