Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Media Advisory - Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities Meeting UPDATE

02/08/2018

UPDATE: The Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities will meet at 9:30 a.m. February 27, 2018. in the Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators building, 219 S. Victory, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting

02/07/2018

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 9:30 a.m. February 15, 2018, at the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality Auditorium, 5301 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118.

ADE Launches Teach Arkansas Campaign

02/02/2018

From nurturing a student’s interest in the arts and sciences to encouraging all students to achieve their best, great teachers change the lives of their students. To encourage more Arkansans to consider teaching as a profession, the Arkansas Department of Education launched the Teach Arkansas campaign today. The campaign focuses on recruiting teachers into the teaching profession, supporting existing teachers and encouraging those who have left the profession to return.

Media Advisory - State Board of Education Meetings

01/31/2018

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. February 8, 2018, and 9 a.m. February 9, 2018 in the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality Auditorium, 5301 Northshore Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118.

Media Advisory - 2018 Impacting Tomorrow Summit

01/31/2018

The 2018 Impacting Tomorrow Summit will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, February 2, 2018, at the University of Central Arkansas, 201 Donaghey Ave., Conway, AR 72035. Approximately 450 high school students who are interested in becoming teachers will attend the event.

Media Advisory - Family and Community Engagement Stakeholder Meeting

01/31/2018

Family and community engagement stakeholders will meet at 10 a.m. February 7, 2018, at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative, 912 W. Sixth Ave., Pine Bluff, AR 71601.

Media Advisory - Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities Meeting

01/30/2018

The Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities will meet at 9:30 a.m. February 20, 2018. in the Arkansas Department of Heritage building, 1100 North Street, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - Steering Committee Meeting

01/24/2018

The Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee will hold a work session at 8:30 a.m. January 31, 2018, in the Big Mac Auditorium, Room 4A-400, One Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201. The committee will provide feedback regarding recommendations for the Public School Rating System on the Annual Report Cards (A-F). Some State Board of Education members may attend.

ADE Launches No Limits Campaign Encouraging High School Students to Take the ACT®

01/22/2018

The Arkansas Department of Education is committed to supporting schools as they prepare students for college, career and community engagement. By taking advantage of every available resource and opportunity, students can best prepare for the future. To promote available opportunities through the ACT® college entrance exam, ADE is excited to launch the No Limits campaign

Media Advisory - Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children Meeting

01/19/2018

The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children will meet at 10 a.m. February 1, 2018, at the Arkansas Activities Association, 3920 Richards Road, North Little Rock, AR 72117.

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