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Arizona Department of Education (ADE) is an Arizona state agency overseeing public education. It is headquartered at 1535 West Jefferson Street in Downtown Phoenix, Arizona, United States. [1]

Ratification of the Arizona Constitution created the Arizona Department of Public Education. ADE is led by the state Superintendent of Public Instruction, an elected position. [2] The current superintendent is Diane Douglas. [3]

The Superintendent of Public Education is an ex officio member of the Arizona Board of Regents which oversees public universities in the state. [4]

On April 19, 2018, the Arizona Educators United organized a vote to walkout on April 26, 2018 if a list of demands were not met by the governor. [5]


  1. ^ " ADE: Driving Directions Archived May 13, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.." Arizona Department of Education. Retrieved on May 6, 2009.
  2. ^ "OVERVIEW | Arizona Department of Education". Retrieved 2015-12-16.
  3. ^ "Superintendent — The Official Website of the Arizona State Department of Education". Retrieved 2015-12-16.
  4. ^ Arizona Board of Regents, Board Members
  5. ^ "Arizona #RedForEd teacher walkout: What we know now". azcentral. Retrieved 2018-04-21.

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