Policy Development and Government Relations

Welcome to the Arizona Department of Education Policy Development and Government Relations Office!

Mission:
To serve Arizona’s Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State’s education community, ensuring every student has access to an excellent education.

Description:
The Policy Development and Government Relations Office is focused on representing the department to all levels of local, state, and federal government. Policy Development and Government Relations keeps policymakers informed of the Department’s perspective on issues affecting K-12 education, while keeping internal customers informed of what changes are necessary to comply with state or federal policy changes. Policy Development and Government Relations also develops and disseminates guidance and technical assistance to the department’s external customers as necessary.

This page is a place where school district officials, charter operators, educators, and the public can access official Arizona Department of Education communications regarding the status of various proposed policy or legislative changes and implementation of the various laws and regulations that are added or changed each year as well as information on the ADE Internship Program. This site is provided as a service to our customers, so please feel free to provide any input to PolicyInbox@azed.gov.

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Internship Program NEW!