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April 13, 2011

Senior Department Official to Give Keynote Address at National Council Of State Agencies for the Blind Conference

Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge will give the keynote address at the 2011 spring conference of the National Council of State Agencies for the Blind (NCSAB) at 1:15 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 13, in Bethesda, Md. Rutledge will focus her remarks on RSA's current initiatives and will provide an update on the Workforce Investment Act legislation.

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April 13, 2011

Education Department Senior Official to Discuss State of STEM Education at Institute for Competitive Workforce Panel

Michael Lach, special assistant for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, will discuss the state of STEM education and its importance to the economy during a panel organized by the Institute for a Competitive Workforce (ICW), a non-profit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, at 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13.

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April 12, 2011

Office for Civil Rights Assistant Secretary Russlynn Ali to Speak at College Board’s Annual Conference on the Future of African American Education

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali will deliver remarks at the College Board’s annual conference at 8 a.m. ET on Tuesday, April 12, in Philadelphia, Pa.

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April 12, 2011

Under Secretary Kanter to Participate in Panel Discussion at Swiss Embassy on Education and Training

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will participate in a panel discussion about education and training in a changing world at 4:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, April 12, at the Swiss Embassy in Washington, D.C. Other panelists include Dr. Stefan C.

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April 12, 2011

Assistant Deputy Secretary Kevin Jennings to Discuss Importance of Parental Involvement in Creating Safe Schools at the Peal Center Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will discuss the importance of parental involvement in creating safe schools at the fifth annual Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Conference Tuesday, April 12, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

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April 11, 2011

Civil Rights Assistant Secretary to Participate in Aspen Institute's Symposium on the State of Race in America

Russlynn Ali, assistant secretary for the Office for Civil Rights, will participate in a panel discussion entitled, "Institutional Factors: School, Work, Prison," at the Aspen Institute's Symposium on the State of Race in America Monday in Washington.

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April 12, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary to Address Parenting Magazine’s Mom Congress on the Importance of Family Engagement in Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the crucial role that parents play in their children’s education at Parenting Magazine’s second annual Mom Congress on Education and Learning conference at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He will give remarks at 8 a.m.

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April 08, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to visit New Orleans, Give Remarks at the Education Writers Association’s National Seminar and Hold Events

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit New Orleans on Friday, April 8 to deliver keynote remarks at the Education Writers Association National Seminar.

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April 07, 2011

Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez De Santa Ana To Visit Two Los Angeles Schools Receiving School Improvement Grants

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana, will visit Jefferson High School and Carver Middle School in Los Angeles on Thursday, April 7 to meet with students and school leaders. Both schools are recipients of a U.S.

April 06, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana to Kickoff the First in a Series of Regional School Improvement Grant Conferences in Los Angeles

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will address the 2011 Western Regional School Improvement Grant Capacity-Building Conference for School Improvement Grant (SIG) recipients on Wednesday, April 6, at the Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel in Los Angeles.

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