Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Learning Services

The Division of Learning Services is a team of professionals, within the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), who support quality performance for all students and share a common vision for education in Arkansas.

The Division is divided into seventeen units, whose mission is to support Arkansas schools by providing training and education to teachers and administrators, monitoring the progress of the learning environment and giving feedback on this progress.

Innovation in Arkansas Education

The ADE is pleased to share the first video in this series highlighting exceptional and innovative educational programs in the state. This series is designed to inspire and inform educators and the community about the possibilities in education today. The ADE and Arkansas Department of Career Education (ACE) want to work together with the schools to make your school dreams a possibility.
Be sure to check out the other videos in the series:
Pea Ridge Manufacturing & Business Academy - April 14, 2016 
Springdale School of Innovation - March 9, 2016
Flippin High School - February 5, 2016
Mountain Home High School Career Academies - January 11, 2016
KIPP Delta Public Schools - December 7, 2015 

Warren School District and Standards-Based Learning - November 9, 2015

Academies of West Memphis - October 26, 2015 

For more information, please contact:

Stacy Smith, Assistant Commissioner
Arkansas Department of Education

Division of Learning Services
Four Capitol Mall, Room 306-B
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-683-4800

State Standards

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