Policy Development and Government Relations
Welcome to the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) Policy Development and Government Relations Office!
To serve Arizona’s Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State’s education community, ensuring every student has access to an excellent education.
The ADE Policy Development & Government Relations Office is focused on representing the Superintendent of Public Instruction and 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 colleagues 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.
Please feel free to provide any input to [email protected].
- Callie Kozlak, Associate Superintendent of Policy & Government Relations
- Courtney Acosta, Executive Assistant and Policy Coordinator
- Aaron Wonders, Deputy Director of Government Relations
- Jon Alanis, Policy Analyst
Legislative Session Summaries & Implementation Plans
The ADE Policy Development and Government Relations Team has compiled documents outlining legislation impacting the Arizona Department of Education from previous legislative sessions. You can view these documents below:
- 2019 Legislative Session Summary
- 2019 Legislative Implementation Plan
- 2018 Legislative Session Summary
- 2017 Legislative Session Summary
Budget Information for ADE
ADE is required to post budget schedules, statements and explanatory information for our agency’s operating budget requests. You can access these documents below.