May 2, 2012Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Address 2012 International Education Summit on the Occasion of the G8
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will give opening remarks at the 2012 International Education Summit on the Occasion of the G8 at 9:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, May 3, in Washington, D.C. She will discuss the Obama Administration’s 21st century postsecondary education initiatives, the importance of education diplomacy, and the need for all students to develop global competencies.
May 2, 2012Senior Official to Give Keynote Address at Buffalo Area Network of Religious Communities' Annual Appreciation Dinner
Brenda Girton-Mitchell, the U.S. Education Department’s director of Faith-based Education and Neighborhood Partnerships, will give the keynote address at the annual appreciation dinner of the Buffalo area Network of Religious Communities at 6:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, May 3.
May 1, 2012Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Address Human Relations Executives Attending HRO Today Forum at National Harbor, Md.
Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier, who heads the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will address human resource executives attending the HRO Today Forum Wednesday at the Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center in National Harbor, Md.
April 30, 2012
U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary Jason Snyder will visit Pittsfield Middle High School on Tuesday, May 1, at 9:50 a.m. EDT in Pittsfield, N.H. Pittsfield is using School Improvement Grant funds to turn around the school and to improve student achievement. Since 2009, the state of New Hampshire has received more than $13 million in SIG awards.
April 27, 2012U.S. Education Secretary to Address Parenting Magazine’s Mom Congress on Administration’s Education Agenda and How Reforms Support Students and Families
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the crucial role that parents play in their children’s education at Parenting magazine’sthird Mom Congress on Education and Learning conference at 9 a.m. Monday, April 30, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
April 27, 2012
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will participate in the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Askwith Forum on Monday, April 30, in Cambridge, Mass. The forum, part of a series of lectures held by the Harvard Graduate School of Education, will invite faculty and other leaders to share knowledge and insight on the challenges facing American education.
April 27, 2012U.S. Department of Education Teaching Ambassador Fellow to Lead ESOL Teachers in Roundtable Discussion
U.S. Department of Education Teaching Ambassador Fellow Greg Mullenholz will host a roundtable discussion on strengthening the teaching profession with educators from northern Virginia on Monday, April 30.
April 27, 2012White House Rural Council Online Event Connects Rural Schools with Innovative Solutions and Federal Resources
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will welcome educators and students throughout rural America to the National Rural Education Technology Summit 2.0 through video address on Monday, April 30, when the free virtual conference boots up at www.ruraleducationtechsummit.org. Smithsonian Secretary G.
April 27, 2012Assistant Secretaries Eduardo Ochoa and Brenda Dann-Messier to Discuss Measuring Community College Student Success during Roundtable at Newseum
U.S. Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education Eduardo Ochoa and U.S. Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will join a roundtable discussion on measuring community college student success at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., on Monday April 30.
April 26, 2012U.S. Department of Education Teaching Ambassador Fellow to Lead Teachers in Respect Roundtable Discussion on Transforming the Teaching Profession