October 20, 2010
Dr. Alexa Posny, assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, will visit the Maryland School for the Deaf (MSD) Thursday in Frederick.
October 19, 2010Senior Education Official Greg Darnieder to Deliver Keynote Speech at Phi Delta Kappa Dinner Meeting in Fairfax
On Wednesday, Greg Darnieder, senior advisor to the Secretary on the College Access Initiative, will deliver the keynote speech at the Northern Virginia Chapter 1144 Phi Delta Kappa dinner meeting at the Country Club of Fairfax, Va. Phi Delta Kappa focuses on leadership, service and research in education.
October 19, 2010Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Deliver Opening Remarks at Annual Career Conference in Dallas
On Thursday, Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for Vocational and Adult Education, will deliver opening remarks at the National Career Pathways Network (NCPN) Annual Conference in Dallas, TX.
October 19, 2010Education Department Assistant Secretary to Address Committee on Measures of Student Success at Inaugural Meeting
Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education, will deliver remarks at the inaugural meeting of the Committee on Measures of Student Success on Wednesday, Oct. 20, at 12:30 p.m. The event will take place at the U.S. Department of Education Eighth Floor Conference Center at 1990 K St. N.W. in Washington, D.C.
October 19, 2010Department Senior Official to Discuss National Educational Technology Plan At National School board Association’s Technology and Learning Conference
The U.S. Department of Education's Karen Cator will discuss the National Educational Technology Plan and how technology is shaping the future of education in America during the National School Board Association’s (NSBA) Technology and Learning Conference Wednesday, Oct. 20 in Phoenix, Ariz.
October 18, 2010U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Visit Bay Area, Hold Youth Forum and Meet with AmeriCorps Volunteers
Alberto Retana, director of community outreach at the U.S. Department of Education, will visit Oakland, Ca. from Tuesday-Wednesday, Oct. 19-20. On Tuesday, Retana will hold a Youth Listening Tour Event with 70-80 youth, grades 6-12, from various Oakland-area youth groups.
October 18, 2010Education Secretary Duncan Will Announce Winner of 2010 Broad Prize, Address the Council on Foreign Relations in New York on Tuesday
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be in New York City on Tuesday, Oct. 19, for two events.
October 18, 2010
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold a press conference call with reporters at 5:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. PT Monday to preview the executive order that President Obama will sign Tuesday, aimed at helping raise academic achievement for Hispanic Americans.
October 18, 2010Senior Department Officials to Participate in National Association of State Directors of Special Education Conference
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny, Director of the Office of Special Education Programs Melody Musgrove and Director of Educational Technology Karen Cator will deliver remarks on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at a National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE) conference in Nashville, Tenn.
October 15, 2010Summit Monday to Examine Boosting Hispanic College Attainment, President to Sign Executive Order Tuesday
Key administration officials and education leaders will gather for a National Education Summit and Call to Action Monday in Washington, examining how to increase education access for Hispanic Americans, improve their lives and help the nation achieve the highest college attainment rate in the world by 2020.