ADE ESSA timeline
Graphic timeline showing phases of Arizona ESSA plan development. Phase 1 – May through October – Stakeholder Meetings & Public Feedback ADE will engage public and private stakeholder groups in conversation about what ESSA means to them. Public feedback will be solicited and gathered at every opportunity, then incorporated into plan development. Phase 2 – July through September – State Plan Preparation ADE will draw on educator and stakeholder expertise to create Arizona’s plan for implementing ESSA. Phase 3 – October and November – Public Comment The state plan will be posted for public comment. Phase 4 – December and January – Finalize Plan Plan will be revised per public comment. Phase 5 – December – Final Approvals Submit plan to Governor and State Board of Education. Phase 6 – January – Submit Plan Submit plan to the U.S. Department of Education.