February 17, 2012To help celebrate Black History Month, the U.S. Department of Education's chapter of Blacks In Government will host a special screening of the film, "All Me: The Life and Times of Winfred Rembert," on Tuesday at the department's headquarters in Washington.
February 17, 2012U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan Will Highlight the Need for STEM Teachers at the 100Kin10 Partner Summit in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will deliver remarks at the 100Kin10 Partner Summit on Tuesday, Feb.21, at 9 a.m. ET at the Google offices in Washington, D.C. Duncan will celebrate the launch of this cross-sector partnership of over 100 organizations, the 100Kin10 coalition.
February 16, 2012Senior Official to Give Remarks at Microsoft Corporation's Blacks at Microsoft Minority Student Day in Charlotte, N.C.
John Brown, associate director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, will give remarks at Microsoft Corporation's Blacks at Microsoft Minority Student Day on Friday, Feb. 17, in Charlotte, N.C. He will discuss the impact of technology and global competitiveness on preparing students for success in college and their careers.
February 16, 2012U.S. Secretary of Education to Give Remarks at Future Educators Association's Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks at the Future Educators Association's 23rd annual conference on Friday, Feb. 17, in Baltimore, Md. He will discuss the need for more quality teachers to join those already in the classrooms, and the important contribution and personal rewards of teaching.
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.