July 26, 2011U.S. Department of Education Senior Officials to Participate in the After School Corporation Forum on Digital Learning, and Blended-Learning Discussion
Karen Cator, director of the Office of Educational Technology, and Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships, will participate in The After School Corporation’s (TASC) Digital Learning Forum and Blended-Learning Working Group on Wednesday, July 27 in New York.
July 25, 2011White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) to Join Education Secretary Arne Duncan For Let's Read! Let's Move! Summer Enrichment Series Event Tuesday
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, will join White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) on Tuesday, July 26, for the final 2011 event of the Let's Read! Let's Move! summer enrichment series, sponsored by the U.S.
July 22, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Des Moines for education events Sunday and Monday, spotlighting the need to promote educational excellence for students in Iowa and across America.
July 21, 2011Education Secretary Duncan, Attorney General Holder to Address School Discipline and Juvenile Justice Issues
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will attend the quarterly meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention on Thursday, July 21, at 10 a.m. The Council, which is chaired by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, includes representatives from 12 federal agencies and nine practitioners.
July 20, 2011Administration Officials to Discuss Importance of Communities in Driving Local Education Reform at White House Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative Conference
Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Alexa Posny will each give remarks at the White House Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative (NRI) conference, Thursday-Friday, July 21-22.
July 20, 2011Assistant Secretary for Communications and Outreach Peter Cunningham to Give Opening Remarks at America's Imagination Summit
Department of Education Assistant Secretary for Communications and Outreach Peter Cunningham will give opening remarks at the America’s Imagination Summit in New York City on Thursday, July 21.
July 20, 2011Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana to Keynote 2011 High School Equivalency Program/College Assistance Migrant Program Directors Meeting
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will keynote the 2011 High School Equivalency Program/College Assistance Migrant Program (HEP/CAMP) Directors Meeting this Thursday, July 21, in Alexandria, Va. Meléndez will provide general updates about the Department’s Migrant Education Program.
July 20, 2011
Assistant Secretary for the Office Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) Brenda Dann-Messier will deliver remarks to the Colorado Department of Education's Adult Education and Family Literacy Conference on Thursday in Westminster, Colo.
July 19, 2011Author Maya Soetoro-Ng, Celebrity Chef Spike Mendelsohn, CNCS CEO Robert Velasco II and Veteran Pro-Football Player Chris Draft to Join U. S. ED Deputy Chief of Staff for Let’s Read! Let’s Move! Summer Enrichment Series Event Wednesday
U.S. Department of Education Deputy Chief of Staff Eric Waldo, will join author and President Obama's sister Maya Soetoro-Ng, along with celebrity chef Spike Mendelsohn, Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) Chief Executive Officer Robert Velasco II and veteran pro-football player Chris Draft on Wednesday, July 20 at noon for this summer's third Let’s Read!
July 18, 2011Education Secretary to Discuss Role of Education in Job Creation during Headline Interview at Atlantic Forum
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will discuss the key role that education plays in preparing American workers for jobs and boosting the economy during the headline interview at The Atlantic’s “The New Work Era” summit at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19.