U.S. Under Secretary Martha Kanter will deliver the keynote address at commencement ceremonies of Western Governors University on Saturday, July 17, in Salt Lake City. A non-profit, online university, Western Governors will confer degrees to nearly 1,300 undergraduate and graduate students based in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and overseas.
U.S. Under Secretary Martha Kanter will address the annual conference of the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships/GEAR UP at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, July 19, in Washington, D.C.
Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny will participate in the 2010 National Project UNIFY Education Leadership Roundtable Sunday at the Nebraska Governor's Mansion in Lincoln. The two-hour discussion, co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Education, will help launch the Special Olympics USA National Games Week.
Assistant Deputy Secretary to Keynote Luncheon at National Association of School Safety and Law Enforcement Officers Annual Conference
Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will discuss school security issues and the need to create safe, healthy environments for students at the National Association of School Safety and Law Enforcement Officers’ (NASSLEO) annual conference in Los Angeles. Jennings will keynote the luncheon at noon Monday, July 19.
U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor to Discuss Priorities for Early Learning at National Association of Elementary School Principals Conference
U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor for Early Learning Jacqueline Jones will discuss the Obama administration's priorities for early learning at the National Association of Elementary School Principals National Leaders Conference on Friday, July 16, in Washington, D.C. Jones will provide updates on the interagency collaboration between the U.S.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address a joint meeting of the Council of Chief State School Officers and the State Higher Education Executive Officers Friday in Minneapolis, the first time the two organizations have met. The 2010 Conference and Summer Institute will bring together top state education officials from across the country.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, White House Director of the Domestic Policy Council Melody Barnes, White House Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers Christina Romer, and Commissioners of Education Eric Smith (FL) and Chris Nicastro (MO) will discuss the need for jobs and reform on a press conference call this Thursday.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will talk about the need to redefine the mission of high schools, so that students are prepared for careers and college when he addresses the College Board’s AP® Annual Conference this Thursday afternoon, July 15, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Charles P. Rose, U.S. Department of Education's general counsel, and Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will consult with tribal officials on Thursday, July 15, to gather feedback on education matters affecting American Indian and Alaska Native students.
Director of White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Address Higher Ed Forum
John S. Wilson, director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, will address a conference of the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education Thursday in Braselton, Ga., northeast of Atlanta.