November 5, 2010U.S. Education Secretary to Observe Veterans Day by Participating in Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Manor View Elementary School on Fort Meade Military Post
EDITOR’S NOTE: In order to obtain security clearance required by the military post, reporters must RSVP no later than Wednesday, Nov. 10, to Sandra Van Vloten, (410) 821-8220 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 5, 2010Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana to Keynote New York State Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages' Annual Conference
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will deliver a plenary keynote address at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at the New York State Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages’ 40th annual conference in Albany, N.Y.
November 5, 2010Director of White House Hispanic Education Initiative to Discuss Hispanic Academic Achievement at Los Angeles Panel
Juan Sepulveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will participate in a panel discussion with Hispanic leaders Monday in Los Angeles, examining the educational disparities affecting Latinos and identifying solutions to help Latino students reach their academic potential.
November 4, 2010Assistant Deputy Secretary to Deliver Opening Remarks at Safe and Drug-Free Schools Conference in Oklahoma City
Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will address the importance of creating safe, supportive school environments at the Oklahoma State Department of Education's Safe and Drug-Free Schools Conference.
November 4, 2010U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor to Discuss Priorities for Early Learning and Participate in Parenting Magazine’s Mom Congress® Town Hall Meeting
U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor for Early Learning Jacqueline Jones will deliver keynote remarks and participate in a question and answer session at Parenting magazine’s Mom Congress® Town Hall on Friday, Nov. 5 in Anaheim, Calif.
November 4, 2010Education Department Assistant Secretary to Speak as Panelist at Two-Year Colleges Association Event
Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education, will address the Two-Year Colleges Association (TYCA) Northeast Conference in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Nov. 5, at 8:15 a.m. Ochoa will speak as a panelist at the event, which will be in the ballroom of the Dupont Hotel.
November 4, 2010Education Department Senior Official to Discuss Implications of Elementary and Secondary Education Act Reform for Rural Schools
John White, the deputy assistant secretary of education for rural outreach, will deliver remarks at the Minnesota Rural Education Association (MREA) conference on Friday, Nov. 5, at 8:30 a.m. The event, which will focus on the theme of “Learning and Growing Together,” will be at the Arrowwood Conference Center in Alexandria, Minn.
November 4, 2010U.S. Education Official to Address 44th Annual Council for Resource Development National Conference in D.C.
Frank Chong, deputy assistant secretary for community colleges in the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will address the 44th Annual Council for Resource Development National Conference Friday in Washington, D.C. The council represents many of the grant writers and development officials who work in community colleges.
November 4, 2010
Melody Musgrove, director of the U.S. Office of Special Education Programs, will address the closing plenary session of The Arc's national convention at the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando.
November 3, 2010Education Department to Hold Two Days of Public Meetings for Clarifying Comments on Gainful Employment Proposal
The U.S. Department of Education is hosting public meetings on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 4-5, to hear oral presentations from individuals and organizations who submitted comments on the proposed rule on gainful employment, which was published in the Federal Register on July 26. The meetings will be held at the Department headquarters at 400 Maryland Ave., S.W., in Washington, D.C.