July 11, 2011U.S. Rep. George Miller and Musician Eleanor Friedberger to Join Education Secretary Arne Duncan for Let’s Read! Let’s Move! Summer Enrichment Series Event on Tuesday
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, will be joined by U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) and musician Eleanor Friedberger of Fiery Furnaces on Tuesday, July 12 at noon for this summer's second Let's Read! Let's Move! summer enrichment event on the outdoor plaza of the Department's Lyndon Baines Johnson headquarters building in Washington, D.C. The Department's Let's Read!
July 8, 2011Federal Panel on Accessible Instructional Materials to Review Draft Report, Hold Public Hearing in Seattle
The U.S. Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials in Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities (AIM Commission) will convene Monday and Tuesday in Seattle. Members will review and discuss a draft list of 25 proposed recommendations for the Commission report to be submitted to Congress this fall.
July 8, 2011U.S. Department of Education to Hold Forum on High-Quality Stem Education for English Learners in Washington, DC
Rosalinda B. Barrera, assistant deputy secretary and director of the Office of English Language Acquisition, today announced that the U.S. Department of Education will hold a forum on “High-Quality STEM Education for English Learners” at 8:30 a.m. on July 11, at the Holiday Inn Capitol in Washington, D.C.
July 8, 2011
Ricardo Soto, principal deputy assistant secretary at the Office for Civil Rights, will deliver the keynote address at the summer meeting of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities' Commission on Access, Diversity, and Excellence Monday in Santa Fe, N.M.
July 8, 2011Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana to Join Congressman Maurice Hinchey for Visit to Pine Bush High School in New York
Assistant Secretary of the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will join Congressman Maurice Hinchey, D-N.Y., for a visit to Pine Bush High School at 11 a.m. Monday, July 11, to observe the school's innovative summer enrichment academies.
July 8, 2011Executive Director of White House Hispanic Initiative to Give Commencement Remarks at University of Notre Dame's Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE)
Juan Sepulveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will deliver the keynote address at the commencement exercises of the University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education at 3:00 p.m. EDT on Saturday, July 9, in Notre Dame, Ind.
July 8, 2011U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in National Principals Leadership Institute and its Panasonic National School Change Awards Ceremony in New York City
Carl Harris, deputy assistant secretary of Elementary and Secondary Education, will participate in the National Principals Leadership Institute (NPLI) and its Panasonic National School Change Awards (PNSCA) ceremony at 10:15 a.m. Monday, July 11, in New York City.
July 8, 2011Deputy Director of White House Hispanic Initiative to Address Latino Education at American Federation of Teachers Conference
Jose Rico, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will highlight the issues behind Latino degree completion and discuss the Obama Administration’s strategies to increase Latino students’ access to a quality education during a mini-plenary session at the American Federation of Teachers’ (AFT) Together Educating America’s Children (TEACH) conference
July 6, 2011Department Leaders to Discuss Role of Faith-Based Partnerships in Education During Auxiliaries in Ministry Convention
Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller and Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will address more than 30,000 officials, bishops, community leaders and delegates at the International Auxiliaries In Ministry Convention (AIM), the annual summer convention of the multi-million member Church Of God In Christ, in Houston on Thursday, July 7
July 5, 2011Education Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Host White House Business Council Roundtable in New Hampshire
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will visit Manchester, N.H. on Wednesday, July 6 to host a roundtable meeting with area business leaders from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., EDT.