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Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Address New Hampshire Conference on Connecting Manufacturing to Education


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Event Date 1: May 24, 2012 08:40 am - 10:40 am

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier, who heads the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will address the "New Hampshire Pathways to Success: Connecting Manufacturing to Education" conference Thursday at Nashua Community College in Nashua, N.H.

Dann-Messier will discuss the administration’s proposal for reauthorizing the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. The Perkins Act is the principal source of federal funding for America’s career and technical education programs. She will highlight the proposal’s four core principles and its nine proposed reforms.

On hand for the conference will be New Hampshire business, education and elected leaders, focused on helping better prepare young people to enter careers in manufacturing in the Granite State.

As assistant secretary, Dann-Messier leads the Education Department's efforts in adult, career and technical education, as well as community colleges and correctional education.


Event 1
Who : Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education
What : Address to the "New Hampshire Pathways to Success: Connecting Manufacturing to Education" conference
When : 8:40 a.m. Thursday, May 24, 2012
Where : Nashua Community College, Nashua, N.H.
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