Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Research and Technology

Tools and Support for Educators

The Division of Research & Technology uses technology to enhance the quality of education for Arkansas’s teachers, students, parents, and other educational stakeholders by providing timely and accurate information using high-quality data and tools that are easy to use, powerful, cost-effective and readily accessible. Research & Technology also works diligently to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of educational data. The division provides numerous tools and applications for educators, policymakers, state and federal governmental agencies, researchers and the public.

Units in the Division of Research & Technology

The Division of Research & Technology is divided into four units. Click the links to the right to learn more about the tools, support, or training provided by each unit.


  • Financial Applications
  • Student Applications

Data Reporting Unit

  • Data Requests
  • SIS Reports
  • Data Research Publications

Information Systems Unit

  • ADE Data Center
  • ADE Employees Intranet
  • ADE Quick Links
  • ADE Statewide Information System
  • ADE Statewide Data Warehouse

Technology Initiatives & Resources Unit

  • Web-based Applications
  • Training Opportunities
  • Online Tutorials
  • Data Privacy


Featured Applications

The ADE Quick Links website is available at ADE Quick Links website features quick launch pads and shortcuts for the department's important data and information-related web tools and has mobile and tablet view compatibility. For more information, go to Commissioner's Memo RT-16-002. ADE Quick Links Modules include the ADE Commissioner's Memo, ADE Staff Directory, School District Information, ADE Data Center, StudentGPS Dashboard, School Personnel Directory, Statewide Information System, Arkansas Student Intervention System, and Standards-Curriculum Framework Documents.

Parents, schools, and communities now have easier access to school and district information through ADE’s My School Info website: To access My School Info, go to Instead of visiting multiple websites, My School Info allows users to search, compare and analyze information such as School District Boundaries, School Addresses and Contacts, Student and Staff Population Demographics, Student Achievement, and Financial Information. Check out My School Info on YouTube for video tutorials and demonstrations.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Eric Saunders, Assistant Commissioner 
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Research and Technology
Five Main Place., 423 Main Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-371-5005
Email: Eric.

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