Arizona Department of Education

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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]


  1. ^ "ADE: Driving Directions." 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

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