March 5, 2012
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver keynote remarks at the National Congress of American Indians Executive Council winter session on Tuesday, March 6, in Washington, D.C.
March 2, 2012John Wilson to Deliver Opening Keynote Remarks at Second Annual Alabama State University HBCU Conference
John Silvanus Wilson Jr., executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, will deliver a keynote speech at the Second Annual Alabama State University HBCU Conference Monday in Montgomery. Wilson will speak about how a new and recovered entrepreneurism can help today’s HBCU leadership make their institutions far more competitive.
March 2, 2012White House Rural Council Seeks Greater Collaboration with Community Colleges as Way of Increasing Support for Rural America
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will speak about the value of community colleges to the economic future of rural America during a meeting of the White House Rural Council this morning at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.
March 2, 2012Education Under Secretary to Deliver Keynote Address at Association for Career and Technical Education Policy Seminar
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will discuss the role of career and technical education in the Obama Administration’s agenda during the National Policy Seminar hosted by the Association for Career and Technical Education on Monday, March 5. The conference is at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Va.
March 2, 2012Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Take Part in Press Conference Call Announcing First Open Education Week and Related Video Competition
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will participate in a media conference call at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 5, to announce the first annual Open Education Week and to launch a video competition, entitled “Why Open Education Matters.”
March 1, 2012U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor to Discuss Teacher Preparation at National Association for Alternative Certification Conference in Bethesda, Md
U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor Jo Anderson will discuss will discuss the Obama Administration’s proposals to significantly improve teacher preparation programs to put innovative and effective teachers in the classroom, at 12:15 p.m. ET on Friday, March 2, at the National Association for Alternative Certification annual conference in Bethesda, Md.
March 1, 2012U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in Black Alliance for Educational Options 2012 Symposium
Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will give remarks at the Black Alliance for Educational Options: Symposium 2012 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C.
February 29, 2012U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Joins Mayors Bloomberg, Villaraigosa and Emanuel for “Education Now: Cities at the Forefront of Reform”
UPDATE: This event will be webcasted live at 10 a.m. ET. To watch, go to http://www.ustream.tv/channel/education-department. Viewers are also invited to join the conversation on Twitter at #EdCities.
February 29, 2012Assistant Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton to Participate in Forum on Successfully Replicating School Reform in Urban Cities
U.S. Assistant Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton will take part in a panel discussion about how cities can radically alter expectations and outcomes of public education at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, in Washington, D.C.
February 29, 2012
Eduardo Ochoa, U.S. assistant secretary for Postsecondary Education, will give remarks at a Capitol Hill briefing entitled “College Completion with Equity: Metro Academies as a National Model,” at Noon ET on Thursday, March 1, in Washington, D.C.