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.
February 28, 2012
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will hold a press conference and address a College Affordability Town Hall Wednesday at Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio. At both events, Kanter will discuss the importance of tackling rising college costs to ensure that America’s students can obtain the education and training they need to prepare for jobs of the 21st century.
February 28, 2012Special Advisor to the Secretary for College Access to Address Iowa Act State Organization Annual Conference in Ames
Greg Darnieder, the Secretary of Education’s special advisor on college access, will give closing remarks at the Iowa ACT State Organization annual conference at 1:30 p.m. CT on Wednesday, Feb. 29, in Ames, Iowa.
February 28, 2012Senior Advisor for Nonprofit Partnerships Michael Robbins to Serve as Panelist at National Leadership Summit on Online Learning
Michael Robbins, the U.S. Department of Education's senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships, will serve as a panelist at the National Leadership Summit on Online Learning, hosted by the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Feb. 28.
February 27, 2012U.S. Education Secretary to Visit Colorado, Hold Education Reform Town Hall, Speak at Green Schools National Network Conference, and Visit Vista PEAK P-20 Campus
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Colorado on Tuesday, Feb. 28, where he will hold an education reform town hall meeting, deliver remarks at the Green Schools National Network Conference, and participate in a Cradle to Career and Partnerships Roundtable.
February 27, 2012Senior Advisor for Nonprofit Partnerships Michael Robbins to Lead Workshop, Deliver Keynote Remarks at Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning
Michael Robbins, the U.S. Department of Education’s senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships, will lead a workshop and deliver keynote remarks at the Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning in Franklin, Tenn., on Tues., Feb. 28. In his workshop at 9:15 a.m.
February 24, 2012Roundtable and Community Forum on Empowering Women and Communities to take Place in Los Angeles this Weekend
Empowering women for leadership is the theme of a two-day roundtable and community forum on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25 - 26, in Los Angeles. Representatives from the offices of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the White House and U.S. Department of Education will be among the participants. The Rev.
February 24, 2012
Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will address parents attending the Tavis Smiley Foundation’s “Too Important to Fail: Parent Education Summit” Saturday at Spelman College in Atlanta.