January 12, 2015Office of Educational Technology Director Richard Culatta to Participate in Gigabit City Summit in Kansas City
Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology (OET), will be a panelist on “Next Generation Learning” at the Gigabit City Summit on Tuesday, Jan. 13 in Kansas City, Missouri. Culatta will participate in a discussion of the challenges and opportunities for building innovative ecosystems in education.
January 12, 2015
The 2013–14 National PTA Reflections Program Student Art Exhibit will open Tuesday, Jan. 13 at the U.S. Department of Education at 400 Maryland Ave., S.W. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver welcome remarks remotely.
January 8, 2015U.S. Department of Education and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Convenes Regional Teacher Leadership Summit in Denver, Jan. 9-11
More than 150 teacher leaders, educators, nonprofit and community advocates from across the country will gather this weekend, Jan. 9-11, in Denver to share strategies and build plans to advance teacher leadership in their schools, districts and states.
January 7, 2015Education, Justice Departments to Announce New Guidance on the Rights of English Language Learners in Schools
The Departments of Education and Justice will hold a press call at 10:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday to announce new guidance for school districts on the rights of English language learners.
Press inquiries regarding logistics should be directed to the Justice Department's Office of Public Affairs at 202-514-2007.
December 16, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick will conduct a roundtable discussion with students and educators at 1 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Dec. 17, at Roxbury Community College. Matthew Malone, secretary of education for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, will moderate the conversation. A media avail will follow.
December 11, 2014Deputy Assistant Secretary Libby Doggett to Deliver Fall Commencement Address at Texas State University
U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning Libby Doggett will deliver the fall commencement address on Friday, Dec. 12, at Texas State University. Doggett will applaud graduates for their perseverance and hard work.
December 10, 2014U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit New Orleans, Spotlighting Educator Leadership to Drive Innovation and Student Progress
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel Thursday to New Orleans for events highlighting the progress of the city's schools and the importance of educator leadership in turnaround efforts.
December 10, 2014Deputy Assistant Secretary Libby Doggett to Discuss Early Learning at National League of Cities Community Conversation in Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA – U.S.
December 9, 2014Senior U.S. Department of Education Official to Keynote Oregon Leadership Network's Fall Leadership Institute
December 8, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in the White House Summit on Early Education, hosted by President Obama on Wednesday, Dec. 10. Duncan will moderate Panel 1: Public Investment Leadership to Expand Early Education.