Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Participate in Launch of Learn2Earn – Fresno's New Adult Education Program


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Event Date 1: April 16, 2012 10:45 am - 11:45 am

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier, who heads the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will deliver remarks at the launch of Learn2Earn, Fresno's new program to help promote adult literacy, Monday in Fresno, Calif.

Dann-Messier will join Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin in announcing details about the effort, which is a partnership among numerous local organizations such as the Fresno Housing Authority, both public and private educational institutions, and Mayor Swearengin. A question and answer session with reporters will follow. For more on Learn2Earn Fresno, see http://learn2earnfresno.org/.

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
Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin
What : Remarks at the launch of Learn2Earn, Fresno's new program to help promote adult literacy
When : 10:45 a.m. PT Monday, April 16, 2012
Where : Cesar E. Chavez Adult Education Center
2500 Stanislaus St.
Fresno, Calif.
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