Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest Course Now Available to Educators

01/14/2019

The Arkansas Department of Education, in partnership with ArkansasIDEAS and the Arkansas Activities Association, is offering educators a new professional development course that focuses on sudden cardiac arrest.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting

01/08/2019

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 8:30 a.m. January 15, 2019, in the Auditorium at the Arkansas Department of Education, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Arkansas Department of Education Announces Fifth Year of Arkansas Declaration of Learning Initiative

01/07/2019

The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for the fifth year of the Arkansas Declaration of Learning initiative. School librarians, as well as English language arts, fine arts, and social studies teachers, in grades four through 12 are encouraged to apply to participate in the program. Selected educators will use historical art and objects from state and national partners to create lesson plans that involve civic engagement projects.

ADE Announces 18 Recipients of $1,000 Sponsorships to Attend Computer Science Conference

01/04/2019

The Arkansas Department of Education today announced the 18 Arkansas educators selected to each receive a $1,000 sponsorship to attend the Computer Science Teachers Association Annual Conference this summer.

Media Advisory - State Board Meetings

01/04/2019

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. January 10, 2019, and at 9 a.m. January 11, 2019, in the ADE Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

U.S. Department of Education Issues Statement Regarding TEACH Grants

12/19/2018

Recipients of the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant whose grants were converted to direct unsubsidized loans will soon have the opportunity to request that the U.S. Department of Education reconsider the conversion.

Media Advisory - Special State Board of Education Meeting

12/19/2018

A special State Board of Education meeting will be held at 10 a.m. December 20, 2018, in the Auditorium at the Arkansas Department of Education, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Key Looks to Fill Community Advisory Board Vacancy

12/11/2018

Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key is seeking recommendations to fill a vacancy on the Little Rock School District Community Advisory Board.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meetings

12/10/2018

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 8:30 a.m. December 18, 2018, and 8:30 a.m. December 19, 2018, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

ADE's Reading and Computer Science Initiatives to Provide Books and Coding Devices to Teachers and School Libraries

12/07/2018

The Arkansas Department of Education’s reading and computer science initiatives are joining forces again to provide coding devices and computer science-related books to teachers and public school libraries around the state.

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