Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali will deliver opening remarks at a two-day conference on civil rights and school discipline, co-sponsored by the U.S. Education Department's Office for Civil Rights and the U.S. Justice Department, Wednesday in San Francisco.
Assistant Deputy Secretary Kevin Jennings to Keynote Maryland State Department of Education's Bullying and Harassment Conference
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 Maryland State Department of Education’s Bullying and Harassment Conference at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the Church of Severn Run in Severn, Maryland.
Rehabilitative Services Administration Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge to Give Keynote Remarks at the Maine Statewide Training Conference
Lynnae Ruttledge, commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), will give the keynote remarks at Maine's Statewide Training Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 16 in Augusta, Maine.
Education Secretary Duncan and Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to Urge Congress to Pass Legislation to Improve School Meals
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2010 –Today, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will visit the River Terrace Elementary School in Washington, D.C. to urge passage of the child nutrition bill before the conclusion of the 111th Congress.
Rivers of the World' Student Art Opens Tuesday, Inspired by D.C.'S Anacostia River, London's Thames River
To help recognize International Education Week, eighth- and ninth-grade student artworks inspired by Washington, D.C.'s Anacostia River will be on display beginning Tuesday in the lobby of the U.S. Department of Education alongside student artworks illustrating London’s Thames River. Six public schools from both D.C. and London are represented in the show.
Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will deliver the keynote address at the Virtual School Symposium at 8:30 a.m. MST on Tuesday, Nov. 16. The Symposium, which will focus on the theme “Online and Blended Learning: the Future of Education,” will take place in Glendale, Ariz., at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel.
Education Secretary to Discuss Pressing Issues with Executives, Senior Policymakers at Wall Street Journal CEO Council
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address more than 100 of the world’s leading CEOs and most senior policymakers at The Wall Street Journal CEO Council on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, from 2-2:40 p.m. The conference will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will honor the nation’s 314 Blue Ribbon Schools for 2010 at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 16th, at 12:30 p.m. at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.
UW-Madison Grad, Current U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Alexa Posny to Participate in Rededication Ceremonies
Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny, who received a master's and doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will participate in rededication ceremonies for the university's Education Building Monday in Madison. She will also be honored with the School of Education's Distinguished Alumni Award.
Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Give Keynote Remarks at the National Conference on Effective Transitions in Adult Education
Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will give keynote remarks at the 4th Annual National Conference on Effective Transitions in Adult Education Monday, Nov. 15 in Warwick, R.I. At noon, Dann-Messier will talk about the Administration's adult basic education and literacy efforts, and at 4:30 p.m.