May 15, 2012
Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the U.S. Department of Education’s Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will participate in a “Together for Tomorrow” town hall on the value of community partnerships in helping to propel school improvement.
May 14, 2012Assistant Deputy Secretary to Host Town Hall on College Affordability at Akron's Buchtel High School
The U.S. Department of Education's Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement Jim Shelton will host a town hall at Buchtel High School in Akron as part of a series of conversations the Education Department is having with students and families on college affordability. The forum will begin at 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15.
May 14, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education will host the artworks of students from 15 major art museums’ education programs at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Museums: pARTners in Learning on Tuesday, May 15 at the Education Department.
May 14, 2012U.S. Secretary of Education to Give Remarks at City Year's National Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in City Year’s National Leadership Summit at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C.
May 14, 2012Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter to Deliver Commencement Address at Columbia University's 2012 Teachers College Convocation
U. S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will deliver the spring commencement address at Columbia University’s 2012 Teachers College Convocation on Tuesday, May 15 in New York City. In her remarks, Kanter will discuss the vital role that high-quality teachers must play in preparing students to compete in the 21st century global economy.
May 11, 2012
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will deliver the commencement addresses at both Rollins College graduation ceremonies taking place on the campus Saturday and Sunday, May 12 and 13.
May 11, 2012U.S. Department of Education Official to Serve on Federal Panel to Discuss Inclusion in Early Childhood Systems
Melody Musgrove, director of the U.S. Office of Special Education (OSEP), will serve on the opening keynote panel addressing national early childhood initiatives for all children at the 2012 National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute on Monday, May 14 in Chapel Hill, N.C. Musgrove will be joined by Shannon Rudisill, director, Office of Child Care, U.S.
May 10, 2012Assistant Secretary Eduardo Ochoa to Travel to Michigan to Hold College Affordability Events in Lansing and East Lansing, Deliver Commencement Address at University of Detroit Mercy McNichols
U.S. Education Department Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education Eduardo Ochoa will visit Michigan May 11-12 to host a town hall meeting at a high school and a College Leader Roundtable discussion at Michigan State University, then give the commencement address at the University of Detroit Mercy McNichols.
May 10, 2012U.S. Education Department to Hold Public Meeting on Lessons Learned for Improving Accessibility in Assessments by Students with Disabilities
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) and the Implementation and Support Unit (ISU), in partnership with the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), will host a public meeting to discuss best practices with former federal grantees that have worked to improve assessment accessibility for students with disabilities.
May 10, 2012
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the commencement address to more than 2,000 graduates during Howard University’s commencement ceremonies beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 12, on the upper quadrangle of the main campus.