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May 05, 2011

Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Address "Access to Success" Annual Meeting

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will address the annual meeting of the National Association of System Heads (NASH) and the Education Trust joint initiative, “Access to Success,” at 12:45 p.m. EDT on Thursday, May 5, in Washington, D.C.

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May 05, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary to Host Town Hall with Top Educators

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will continue to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week with an event at the Department of Education on Thursday, May 5, at 1 p.m. EDT. Duncan will host a town hall discussion with the National and State Teachers of the Year, as well as the Teacher Ambassador Fellows, at the Department of Education headquarters.

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May 08, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary and Agriculture Secretary to Discuss Education and Economic Development at Education Commission of the States’ Rural Summit

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will participate in a panel discussion at the Education Commission of the States’ first national Summit on the Role of Education in Economic Development in Rural America, Wednesday, May 4 in Washington, D.C.

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May 03, 2011

Accessibility Commission for Students with Disabilities to Meet, Hold Public Hearing at Ohio State

The U.S. Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials in Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities (AIM Commission) will meet Tuesday and Wednesday at Ohio State University in Columbus. A public hearing is set for Wednesday evening aimed at gathering experiences by students with disabilities on obtaining instructional materials in the postsecondary environment.

May 03, 2011

Senior Education Official to Serve on Panel at Hispanic Association of Corporate Responsibility Symposium

Juan Sepulveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Excellence in Education for Hispanic Americans, will participate on the panel “Building the Pipeline” during the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility’s annual symposium in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, May 3, at 9:15 a.m.

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May 03, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan Honors Educators in Series of Events During Teacher Appreciation Week

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will participate in several events with classroom leaders to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week.

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May 03, 2011

Assistant Education Secretary Dann-Messier to Promote Career and Technical Education Pathways during Visit to Washington State

Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for Vocational and Adult Education, will travel to Seattle, Wash., on Tuesday, May 3, to participate in several community and technical education events. At 9:15 a.m. PDT, Dann-Messier will address the National Conference on Integrated Basic Skills Pathways at the Westin Seattle.

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May 02, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Join Roundtable Discussion with Sen. Kay Hagan and Congressman David Price in North Carolina

Education Secretary Arne Duncan will join Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) and Congressman David Price (D-N.C.) for a discussion focused on turning around low-performing schools during a visit to Durham, N.C., on Monday, May 2.

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May 02, 2011

Charlotte Mecklenburg Student Art to Showcase at U.S. Department of Education Starting Monday

The U.S. Department of Education will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to kick off the exhibit of student art work from North Carolina’s Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools at 11 a.m. Monday, May 2, 2011. The exhibit will include 70 K-12 students’ works of art, and the opening will showcase performances by Myers Park Camerata’s High School String Ensemble and Bradley Middle School Dance Corp.

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May 03, 2011

Senior Education Official to Serve on Panel at Hispanic Association of Corporate Responsibility Symposium

Juan Sepulveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Excellence in Education for Hispanic Americans, will participate on the panel “Building the Pipeline” during the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility’s annual symposium in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, May 3, at 9:15 a.m.

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