Last week Deputy Assistant Secretary Glenn Cummings led a delegation of U.S. community college presidents and researchers to Amman, Jordan, to participate in an international conference promoting community colleges.
They joined education representatives from the Broader Middle East and North Africa (BMENA) region to make presentations on business and education partnerships that promote workforce development, technological innovations that improve instruction and expand learning options, and other topics.
Cummings delivered remarks on President Obama’s education priorities and the importance of international education partnerships during the opening session on June 16.
Below are photos. For additional information on the June 16-17 conference, including the list of U.S. community college presents and researchers who participated, please see http://www.ed.gov/news/pressreleases/2009/06/06152009b.html, http://bmena.state.gov/, and http://jordan.usembassy.gov/pr_bmena_061609.html.