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August 19, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Discuss National Educational Technology Plan at Mooresville Graded School District Convocation

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 Mooresville Graded School District’s (MSGD) convocation Thursday, Aug. 19 in Mooresville, N.C.

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August 19, 2010

RSA Commissioner Ruttledge to Keynote Vocational Rehabilitation Meeting

Lynnae Ruttledge, commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration, will present the keynote address at the Region III Technical Assistance and Continuing Education (TACE) Advisory Meeting Thursday in Arlington, Va. Ruttledge will discuss and receive input on state monitoring, technical assistance and program improvement strategies.

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August 19, 2010

Assistant Secretary Posny to Deliver Remarks at Welcome Reception for Project SEARCH

Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny will deliver remarks at a welcome reception for Project SEARCH students and families Thursday at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington. Project SEARCH provides employment and education opportunities for individuals with significant disabilities and is dedicated to workforce development that benefits the individual, community and workplace.

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August 17, 2010

Assistant Deputy Secretary to Keynote Fifth Annual National Ted and Dr. Roberta Mann Foundation Symposium

MINNEAPOLIS—Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will discuss the importance of creating a safe and supportive school environment at the 5th Annual National Ted and Dr. Roberta Mann Foundation Symposium about Children and Young Adults with Mental Health and Learning Disabilities.

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August 25, 2010

Secretary Duncan to Speak in Distinguished Lecture Series at William J. Clinton Center

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver a lecture at the William J. Clinton Center in Little Rock, Ark., as part of the Frank and Kula Kumpuris Distinguished Lecture Series on Wednesday, Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. CDT. Secretary Duncan's lecture will address current topics in education reform and the administration's back-to-school education agenda.

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August 11, 2010

Civil Rights Assistant Secretary to Participate in Education Roundtable Hosted by Ebony Magazine, University of Chicago Urban Education Institute

Russlynn Ali, assistant secretary for the office for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Education, will participate in “Public Schools: Private Innovations,” an education roundtable in Chicago today, Wednesday, Aug. 11. The roundtable, moderated by MSNBC Anchor Tamron Hall, is co-hosted by Johnson Publishing Company, Inc. and the University of Chicago’s Urban Education Institute.

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August 11, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Official to Visit Arise Academy Charter High School, Host Student Discussion on Staying in School

Alberto Retana, U.S. Department of Education’s director of community outreach, will visit Philadelphia from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Aug. 11, to meet with staff and students at Arise Academy Charter High School, 1101 Ludlow St.

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August 11, 2010

John Wilson, Executive Director, White House Initiative on HBCUs to Host Town Hall Meeting at Paul Quinn College in Dallas

John Wilson, executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will host a town hall meeting for some 200 students, faculty, administrators, and community members at Paul Quinn College on Wed., Aug. 11 at 7:00 p.m. He will be joined by Michael Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn College.

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August 10, 2010

Press Conference Call with Secretary Duncan 4 P.M. Today to Discuss $10 Billion Education Jobs Fund Being Considered by Congress Today

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold a press conference call with reporters at 4 P.M. ET TODAY to discuss the $10 billion education jobs fund estimated to support 160,000 education jobs nationwide.

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August 10, 2010

Assistant Deputy Secretary Kevin Jennings to Participate in 2010 Summer Nurse Institute

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will discuss the role of school nurses in keeping schools safe and helping students grow both personally and academically at the 2010 Summer Nurse Institute. He will give remarks at 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug.

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