Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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

05/22/2017

The Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. May 24, 2017, in the ADE Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR.

Media Advisory - SBE Conference Call

05/16/2017

State Board of Education members will hold a conference call at 12 p.m. May 19, 2017, to plan for the State Board work session scheduled for June 8, 2017. The call will originate from Conference Room 201-A at the Arkansas Department of Education, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR 72201.

Arkansas Becomes Educators Rising Affiliate State

05/12/2017

The Arkansas Department of Education is pleased to partner with Educators Rising, an initiative that promotes education and prepares high school students to become the next generation of great teachers. Arkansas is one of 23 affiliates with the program.

Media Advisory - Charter Authorizing Panel Meeting

05/10/2017

The Charter Authorizing Panel will meet at 8:30 a.m. May 17, 2017 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall in Little Rock.

Media Advisory - SBE Meetings

05/10/2017

The State Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. May 11, 2017, and 9 a.m. May 12, 2017, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.

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

05/01/2017

The Arkansas State Council for the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children will meet at 10 a.m. May 4, 2017, at the Arkansas Activities Association, 3920 Richards Road, North Little Rock.

Owoh Named Assistant Commissioner of Educator Effectiveness and Licensure

04/28/2017

Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Johnny Key is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeremy Owoh has been named the assistant commissioner of Educator Effectiveness and Licensure.

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

04/24/2017

The Vision for Excellence in Education and Arkansas Accountability System Steering Committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. April 26, 2017, in the ADE Auditorium, Little Rock, AR.

Media Advisory - Facilities and Transportation Meeting

04/24/2017

The Commission for Arkansas Public School Academic Facilities and Transportation will meet at 8 a.m. April 27, 2017, in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock, AR.

Media Advisory - Little Rock Area Public Education Stakeholder Group Meeting

04/20/2017

The Little Rock Area Public Education Stakeholder Group will meet at 5 p.m. April 24, 2017 in the Arkansas Department of Education Auditorium, Four Capitol Mall, Little Rock.

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