Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Deliver Remarks and Join Adult Education Director for Twitter Town Hall at Virginia Association for Adult and Continuing Education Conference


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Event Date 1: April 12, 2012 09:30 am - 10:30 am

Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will discuss current trends affecting adult education and the economy during her keynote remarks at the Virginia Association for Adult and Continuing Education (VAACCE) Conference on Thursday, April 12 in Norfolk, Va. After her remarks, Dann-Messier will be joined by Cheryl Keenan, director of Adult Education and Literacy, for a Twitter Town Hall, to discuss adult education issues facing programs, practitioners, and students.

The theme of the conference is “Changing our Latitudes, Changing our Attitudes,” and sponsored by the VAACCE and the Commission on Adult Basic Education.

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.

*** Follow the Twitter conversation via #adulted@NCLAdvocacy or @COABEnews.


Event 1
Who :

Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education
Cheryl Kennan, director of Adult Education and Literacy, U.S. Department of Education

What :

Keynote remarks, Twitter Town Hall at the Virginia Association for Adult and Continuing Education Conference

When :

9:30 a.m. ET Thursday, April 12, 2012

Where :

Norfolk Waterside Marriott
235 East Main Street
Norfolk, Va.

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