May 5, 2015Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans to Participate in Community Forum on STEM in New Jersey
David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), will participate in a community forum on Wednesday, May 6, in Trenton, New Jersey.
May 4, 2015U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Participate in Western Association of College and University Business Officers' Annual Conference in Tucson, Arizona
U.S. Under Secretary Ted Mitchell will participate in the Western Association of College and University Business Officers' (WACUBO) annual conference on Tuesday, May 5, in Tucson, Arizona.
April 30, 2015Duncan to Deliver Remarks at First Anniversary of First Lady Michelle Obama's Reach Higher Initiative and National College Signing Day
U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education in recognizing the one-year anniversary of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative and National College Signing Day. D.C.
April 29, 2015Senior Officials from the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Participate in Reach Higher Summit Events in Texas
Executive Director Alejandra Ceja and Deputy Director Marco Davis of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (Initiative) will join the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics' Member, JoAnn Gama, for the IDEA Public Schools' Reach Higher Summit activities taking place in the south region of Texas. In the morning at 8 a.m.
April 29, 2015U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Visit Detroit High Schools and Programs Supporting College Access and Completion Ahead of College Signing Day
This week, James T. Minor, Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Office of Postsecondary Education, will visit three Detroit area high schools and meet with higher education leaders to engage students, counselors and other school leaders in conversation about their efforts to increase college-going among local students.
April 27, 2015U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Visit Twin Cities, Spotlight Educational Excellence, Economic Development
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit the Minneapolis-St. Paul area Tuesday to highlight efforts underway to promote educational excellence and spur economic development.
April 22, 2015U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Louisville, Kentucky, to Highlight Progress in Improving Student Achievement
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Louisville, Kentucky, on Thursday, April 23, to highlight the progress that the state’s schools and students have made through the hard work and leadership of parents, teachers, principals, and district and state leaders.
April 21, 2015
Director Joyce Silverthorne of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Indian Education will consult with tribal officials to gather feedback on education matters affecting American Indians on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
April 20, 2015
Richard Culatta and Joseph South from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology will join educators, researchers, students and video game developers for a day-long summit on the use of digital games and simulations for learning on Tuesday, April 21, in New York City.
April 17, 2015U.S. Department of Education Senior Officials to Participate in American Educational Research Association's Annual Meeting in Chicago
Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and James T.