Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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Media Advisory - Arkansas School Safety Commission Intelligence/Communication Subcommittee Special Meeting

06/05/2018

The Arkansas School Safety Commission Intelligence/Communication Subcommittee will hold a special meeting at 2 p.m. June 7, 2018, at #4 State Capitol Police Plaza, Little Rock, AR 72201. The meeting will also be available via Zoom (video conferencing).

ADE Launches Teach Arkansas Lecture Series

05/31/2018

The Arkansas Department of Education is excited to launch the Teach Arkansas Lecture Series on June 4 in Little Rock. The lecture series will give educators and those who want to become educators the opportunity to network, learn more about educational programs and hear presentations from engaging education experts. Arkansas teachers who attend can earn three hours of professional development credit.

Media Advisory - Arkansas School Safety Commission Law Enforcement Subcommittee Meeting

05/30/2018

The Arkansas School Safety Commission Law Enforcement Subcommittee will meet at 10 a.m. June 5, 2018, DoubleTree Hotel, 700 Rogers Ave. in Fort Smith, AR 72901.

Media Advisory - State Coalition on Family and Community Engagement Subcommittee Video Conference (Zoom) Meetings

05/30/2018

The State Coalition on Family and Community Engagement Leadership, Talent Development, Instruction & Culture Subcommittees will hold individual video conference (Zoom) meetings on either June 6, 2018, or June 7, 2018.

ADE, ArkansasIDEAS Launch Science of Reading Professional Development

05/30/2018

The Arkansas Department of Education and Arkansas Educational Television Network’s ArkansasIDEAS are pleased to announce the June 1 rollout of the first Science of Reading online professional development course.

Media Advisory - Special State Board Meeting

05/24/2018

A special State Board of Education meeting will be held at 3 p.m. May 30, 2018, in the Commissioner's Conference Room at the Arkansas Department of Education, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee Meeting

05/22/2018

The Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. May 29, 2018, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Media Advisory - Arkansas School Safety Commission Physical Security and Transportation Subcommittee Meeting

05/22/2018

The Arkansas School Safety Commission Physical Security and Transportation Subcommittee will hold a Zoom (video conference) meeting at 1 p.m. May 25, 2018.

Media Advisory - Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities RESCHEDULED

05/21/2018

The Advisory Committee on Public School Academic Facilities meeting which was originally scheduled for 9:30 a.m. May 22, 2018, has been rescheduled for 10:30 a.m. May 29, 2018.

Media Advisory - Arkansas School Safety Commission School Visit and Subcommittees Meeting

05/16/2018

The Arkansas School Safety Commission will conduct a school visit at 10 a.m. May 22, 2018, at Ouachita River School District, 143 Polk 96, Mena, AR 71953. Also, the Arkansas School Safety Commission Intelligence/Communication and Law Enforcement Subcommittees will hold a joint meeting at 2 p.m. May 29, 2018, at the Arkansas State Police, Old Conference Room, #4 State Police Plaza, Little Rock, AR 72209.

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