February 16, 2012Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny to Address American Association of School Administrators Luncheon in Houston
Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny, whose Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services administers programs that serve America's infants, toddlers, children, youth and adults with disabilities, will address the annual Federal Relations Luncheon at the American Association of School Administrators' National Conference on Education Friday in Houston.
February 15, 2012Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Visit Nashville, to Discuss Role of Career Academies in Strengthening Career and Technical Education
Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary of the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will visit Nashville, Tenn., on Thursday, Feb. 16, to discuss the importance of career academies and their connection to career and technical education. She will first tour Hillwood High School’s Academy of Health Science.
February 15, 2012Senior Department Official to Address National Association of Bilingual Education Conference in Dallas
Michael Yudin, the U.S. Education Department’s acting assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education, will give the keynote address at the annual conference of the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) at 2:00 p.m. CT on Thursday, Feb. 16 in Dallas, Texas.
February 15, 2012Education Department Chief of Staff, Director of the Office of Educational Technology to Join Discussion on Advancing the Development of Technologies to Support Teaching and Learning
Joanne Weiss, chief of staff for Secretary Arne Duncan at the U.S. Department of Education, and Karen Cator, director of the Office Educational Technology, will visit Cambridge, Mass., on Thursday, Feb.
February 14, 2012
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will hold a town hall meeting with teachers on Wednesday, Feb., 15 at the Department to launch a new initiative led by active classroom teachers to help inform the Obama Administration’s proposal and the broader effort to elevate and strengthen the teaching profession.
February 14, 2012Assistant Deputy Education Secretary Jim Shelton to Discuss Education Reform and Innovations in the Education Sector at Duke MBA Net Impact Conference
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton will participate in a panel discussion on Scaling Innovations in the Education Sector at the Duke University Sustainable Business and Social Impact student-run conference at 10:45 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the Fuqua School of Business in Durham, N.C. Shelton will discuss the need for reform in the U.S.
February 13, 2012Assistant Deputy Education Secretary Jim Shelton to Discuss Improving Arts Learning at National Endowment for the Arts Roundtable and Webcast
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton will give opening remarks at Improving Arts Learning through Standards & Assessment: A National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Research Roundtable, on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the Old Post Office Pavillion in Washington, D.C.
February 13, 20122:30pm Today: Conference Call with Senior Administration Officials to Discuss the President’s Commitment to Build a High-Skilled Workforce Through a Community College to Career Fund
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, at 2:30PM, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, and Cecilia Munoz, Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council, will host an on-the-record conference call to discuss the President’s announcement of a new $8 billion Community College to Career Fund.
February 10, 2012Senior U.S. Education Officials Darnieder and White to Participate in National Council for Community and Education Partnerships Workshop
U.S. Department of Education officials Greg Darnieder, senior advisor to the Secretary of Education on the College Access Initiative, and John White, deputy assistant secretary for rural outreach, will participate in the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships Workshop on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 13-14 at the New York City Hilton Hotel.
February 10, 2012Charleston School District Among Over 40 Districts Surveyed in New Study on School Improvement Grant Funding Release Today by Council of Great City Schools
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Executive Director of the Council of Great City Schools Mike Casserly will hold a press conference call at 3:30 p.m. ET on Friday, Feb. 10, to discuss a report released by the Council on the impact of the School Improvement Grant (SIG) program in urban districts.