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March 12, 2011

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller to Participate in Panel Discussion at the 11th National Tap Conference in Los Angeles

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will participate in a panel discussion at the 11th National TAP Conference: Changing the Landscape for Educator Support and Evaluation, hosted by The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET), at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 12 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles.

March 14, 2011

Rehabilitation Services Administration Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge to Give Keynote Address at Virginia Transition Forum

Rehabilitation Services Administration Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge will give the keynote address at the Virginia Transition Forum on Monday, March 14 in Norfolk, Va. Ruttledge will discuss the Education Department’s vocational rehabilitation programs and services to help students transition from school to work settings, or to postsecondary education.

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March 14, 2011

Department Senior Official to Discuss National Educational Technology Plan at Microcomputers in Education Conference

The U.S. Department of Education’s Director of Educational Technology Karen Cator will provide the opening keynote at the Microcomputers in Education Conference (MEC) Monday, March 14 in Tempe, Ariz. Cator will discuss “Transforming American Education: Learning Powered by Technology.

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March 11, 2011

Education Department Senior Advisor to Highlight Administration's Proposals to Transform Teacher Preparation Programs

Education Department Senior Advisor Jo Anderson will deliver the keynote address at the general session of the National Association for Alternative Certification (NAAC) 21st annual conference on Friday, March 11, at 9:15 a.m. Anderson will deliver his remarks in the LaSalle Ballroom of the Doubletree Magnificent Mile in Chicago.

March 11, 2011

U.S. Secretary of Education Duncan to Join Army Chief of Staff Gen. Casey in Announcing 'Project Pass' in Radcliff, Ky.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. in announcing a new student character and leadership development program Friday at North Middle School in Radcliff, Ky.

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March 11, 2011

Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in South-by-Southwest Conference in Austin

Assistant Deputy Secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement Jim Shelton will speak on a panel entitled “Asleep in the Classroom? A Wake-up Call From the Future” at the 25th annual South by Southwest conference Friday, March 11 in Austin, Texas. The panel will address how technology helps keep students interested in school and infuse wonder and excitement back into learning.

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March 11, 2011

Department Senior Official to Discuss National Education Technology Plan at Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education 22nd International Conference

The U.S. Department of Education’s Director of Educational Technology Karen Cator will conduct a discussion billed as “A Conversation with Karen Cator” around the topics in the National Education Technology Plan.

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March 10, 2011

Education Secretary to Discuss White House Conference on Bullying Prevention During National Press Call

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will discuss the White House Conference on Bullying Prevention during a national press call at 12:30 p.m. EST on Thursday, March 10. President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, the U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S.

March 10, 2011

Education Secretary to Testify Before House Appropriations Committee about FY2012 Budget Proposal

Education Secretary Arne Duncan will testify before the House Appropriations Committee about the Department’s Fiscal Year 2012 request on Thursday, March 10, at 10 a.m. in Rayburn House Office Building room 2358-B. Duncan will appear before the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies.

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March 10, 2011

Department of Education Assistant Secretary to Conduct Listening Session on Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act at Henry Ford Community College

U.S. Assistant Secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier will conduct a listening session at Henry Ford Community College Thursday, March 10 in Dearborn, Mich. Dr. Dann-Messier will host a two-hour meeting to solicit feedback from partners and constituents on the role of the Carl D.

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