Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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ADE Divisions

 

The Arkansas Department of Education is divided into five divisions:

  • Fiscal and Administrative Services
  • HR, Educator Effectiveness, and Licensure
  • Learning Services
  • Public School Accountability
  • Research and Technology

Each division is headed by an assistant commissioner.

 

In addition, there are three separate offices under the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner. Those are:

  • Communications
  • Legal
  • Policy and Legislative Services

 

 

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, National Board Certification assistance and more.

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ESEA Flexibility

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Latest News & Events

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