Rosalinda B. Barrera, assistant deputy secretary and director of the Office of English Language Acquisition, will deliver opening remarks at a forum Wednesday in Las Vegas, Nev., aimed at helping English language learners with special needs achieve their education potential.
Education Under Secretary Martha Kanter will join U.S. Rep. Rush Holt on Wednesday, May 18, to host a town hall with students and faculty from Mercer County Community College (MCCC) and local higher education leaders and stakeholders. The town hall will be at 1 p.m. in MCCC's Conference Center Auditorium in West Windsor, N.J.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the keynote address at the Migration Policy Institute's National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy E Pluribus Unum Prizes Awards Ceremony Wednesday in Washington. The award will recognize four exemplary immigrant integration projects that serve as models to others who are helping immigrants and their children join the mainstream of U.S.
Senior Department Official to Participate in Wallace Foundation's "Reimagining the School Day: A Forum on More Time for Learning"
Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for innovation and improvement, will co-lead a discussion on the policy considerations of extended learning time at the Wallace Foundation’s Reimagining the School Day: A Forum On More Time For Learning, at 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17, in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Education Official to Highlight Rural Turnaround Efforts and Encourage Future Teachers in Central Illinois
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will visit DePue High School in DePue, Ill., on Tuesday, May 17, to learn about the school's early progress in transforming student achievement using a federal School Improvement Grant (SIG).
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Join Congressman Steny Hoyer and Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in Hosting Town Hall Honoring Teachers and Calling on Local Students to Pursue Teaching Careers
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will participate in a TEACH Town Hall at Bowie State University in Bowie, Md at 1:10 p.m. Tuesday, May 17. Duncan will be joined by Congressman Steny Hoyer, D-Md., Maryland Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown, Bowie State President Dr. Mickey Burnim, other local leaders, educators, and students from Prince George's County Public Schools.
U.S. Department of Education officials to keynote Midwest Regional School Improvement Grant Conferences in Chicago
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Carl Harris will address the 2011 Midwest Regional School Improvement Grant Capacity-Building Conference for School Improvement Grant (SIG) recipients at the InterContinental Chicago O’Hare Hotel.
Education Department Senior Official to Highlight STEM Education Initiatives at Engineering Policy Forum
Michael Lach, special assistant for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, will address leaders from engineering societies across the nation at the Engineering Public Policy Symposium on Tuesday, May 17. Lach will speak at 11:15 a.m. in the U.S. Library of Congress Members Room in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Department of Education Joins U.S. Department of Commerce and University of Pennsylvania to Host Discussion Focusing on Exporting Education Technology
The U.S. Department of Education is partnering with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania to hold a conversation on exporting education technology at a conference on Monday, May 16, at the University of Pennsylvania Law School in Philadelphia.
Education Secretary Duncan to Visit McManus Middle School to Celebrate Ticket to Reading Rewards Program of the National Association of Basketball Coaches Foundation
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address students, teachers and administrators at McManus Middle School at an event celebrating the school's participation in the Ticket to Reading Rewards (TTRR) program at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, May 16, in Linden, N.J.