U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will give remarks at the Summit on Preventing Youth Violence, hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice, on Monday, April 4, at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Assistant Secretary Ochoa to Serve on Panel at Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting in San Diego
Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will serve on a panel entitled, “Financial Aid: Innovation for Affordability,” at the fourth annual Clinton Global Initiative University meeting at 2:30 p.m. PT, Saturday, April 2, at the University of California, San Diego.
White House Hispanic Initiative Executive Director to Discuss Impact of Budget on Hispanic-Serving Institutions
Juan Sepúlveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will participate on a panel at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and University’s (HACU) 16th Annual National Capitol Forum in Washington, D.C.
The Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials in Postsecondary Education (AIM Commission) will hold its second full-commission teleconference from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Friday with the public invited to listen.
Lynnae Ruttledge, commissioner of the U.S. Department of Education's Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), will deliver the keynote address to the American Association of People with Disabilities' Policy Forum on Rehabilitation and New Technologies Friday in Washington.
U.S. Education Official to Participate in Panel Discussion on Recruiting Teachers for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education
Michael Lach, special assistant for science, technology, engineering and math education to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, will participate in a breakfast panel discussion on “Creating a Talent Pool for Chicago and the Midwest: Driving Education in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)” hosted by the Executives’ Club of Chicago from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
U.S. Department of Education Deputy Secretary Tony Miller to Deliver Opening Remarks at Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will provide the opening remarks at Harvard University’s three-day Advanced Leadership Initiative Think Tank at 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, March 31 in Cambridge, Mass. The Think Tank will focus on partnerships between social entrepreneurs and educational institutions to enhance education through technology.
U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in Panel Discussion at Georgetown University on Importance of Character Development in Student Achievement
Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for innovation and improvement at the U.S. Department of Education, will participate in an education forum addressing character development and its impact on student achievement. The forum, hosted by the Chavez Schools and Georgetown University, will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at Georgetown University.
Education Under Secretary to Discuss College Choice and Future of Higher Education at Forum Hosted by Arizona State University
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will deliver the opening address and highlight the Administration’s efforts to boost college attainment and completion at an event focusing on the future of higher education. Arizona State University is hosting the forum, titled “College Choice and the Global Race to Out-Innovate, Out-Perform and Out-Build,” at 9 a.m.
Executive Director of White House Hispanic Initiative to Address Strengthening Hispanic-Serving Institutions During Keynote
Juan Sepulveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will deliver the keynote address at the Inland Empire Economic Partnership’s 2011 Inaugural Inland Empire Quality of Life Summit in San Bernardino, Calif. Sepulveda’s remarks will be at 12:30 p.m.