September 2, 2010Press Conference Call with Secretary Duncan Set for 2 P.M. Thursday to Announce Winners of Competition to Create Better Assessmentspress@ed.gov
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold a press conference call with reporters at 2 p.m. ET Thursday to announce the winners of the Race to the Top Assessment Competition. Secretary Duncan will be joined by state education leaders involved in developing the new assessments.
September 1, 2010U.S. Secretary of Education to Host Teacher Forum at T.C. Williams High School and Give Remarks on Improving Assessment Systems to Achieve's Annual American Diploma Project Network Leadership Team
***EDITOR'S NOTE: Updated event information and address for T.C. Williams High School***
September 1, 2010
Will Hold Roundtable with Community Organizations on Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act; Host Student and Parent Discussions on Importance of College
August 31, 2010Assistant Secretary to Visit Washington State, Will Meet with University Officials, Teachers and Other Educators, Parents And Students
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will visit the state of Washington, Wednesday-Thursday, Sept. 1-2.
August 30, 2010Assistant Secretary to Visit Eugene, Oregon, to Deliver Keynote Address to Teachers and Staff, Hold Roundtable Discussion and Host a Community Conversation with Parents and Students
EUGENE, Ore.—U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will deliver a keynote address at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, at Willamette High School welcoming back teachers and staff of Bethel School District. Later, at 1 p.m.
August 27, 2010U.S. Education Secretary Continues 'Courage in the Classroom' Bus Tour in the Northeast to Honor Nation's Teachers
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will make stops in New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine on his back to school bus tour to hold conversations with and honor America’s teachers on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 30-31.
August 27, 2010Assistant Education Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Participate in Discussion on Adult Education with Rep. Patrick Kennedy and Assistant Labor Secretary Jane Oates
U.S. Assistant Secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will participate in a roundtable discussion on adult education, workforce development, and the Community College initiative with Rep. Patrick Kennedy and Employment and Training Administration Assistant Secretary Jane Oates Monday, Aug. 30 in Riverside, R.I.
August 26, 2010
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will address the incoming class of 2010 at Southern Vermont College at the school’s Orientation Bookends Ceremony on Friday, August 27, at 1:00 p.m.
August 26, 2010U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Deliver Keynote Address at American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence
U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary Carl Harris will deliver the keynote address at the American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence’s Teacher of the Year Awards Ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 27, in Washington, D.C.
August 25, 2010Deputy Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Speak at Oklahoma State School Board Association Conference
OKLAHOMA CITY—José Rico, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will discuss reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and issues pertaining to Hispanic students when he addresses the Oklahoma State School Board Association Tri-State Conference this Thursday, Aug. 26, at the Cox Convention Center.