NORTH CAROLINA, Durham— Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will join Urban Ministries of Durham for its annual count of homeless residents in Durham on Wednesday evening, Jan. 26, the date of the national “Point-in-Time” homeless count.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in the 2011 National Mentoring Summit, "Achieving Academic and Social Success: Supporting Youth through Mentoring," hosted by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), MENTOR and the Harvard Mentoring Project on Tuesday, Jan. 25 at 2:30 p.m.
Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will provide the opening plenary remarks at the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) annual conference on Jan. 25 at 9:15 a.m. The event will take place at the Washington Marriott in Washington, D.C.
Officials to Discuss Initiatives to Spur Education Innovation at National Science Foundation’s Math and Science Partnership Learning Network Conference
Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will participate on a panel at the 2011 National Science Foundation (NSF) Math and Science Partnership (MSP) Learning Network Conference in Washington, D.C. on Monday, Jan. 24 at 4:30 p.m.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will highlight 2011 education priorities, including the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), during the ASCD Leadership Institute for Legislative Advocacy Conference on Monday, Jan. 24, at 8:20 a.m. ASCD, an educational leadership organization, will hold the event at the Westin Grand Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Secretaries Duncan, Solis to Announce Solicitation for $2 billion Grant Program to Expand Workers' Educational Opportunities, Boost College Completion
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis will announce a solicitation for grant applications for the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give a keynote address at "Best in Class: Building a World Class Education System," a Minnesota Chamber of Commerce event to build community awareness and support for education. The keynote will take place from 12-12:45 p.m. at the Hilton Minneapolis and Towers. His remarks will discuss the role businesses can play in education reform.
Please join Secretary Duncan as we kick off the New Year with 2011's first Education Stakeholders Forum on Monday, January 24th, 2011, from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m., at the Department's LBJ Building, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, in Washington, DC. As with our previous forums, the meeting will take place in Barnard Auditorium.
U.S. Secretary of Education Joins Treasury Secretary to Highlight Tax Credit that Can Help Families Pay For College
Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will discuss initiatives the Obama Administration has undertaken to make college more affordable for all Americans, including the American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC).
Education Secretary to Encourage Partnerships that Drive Innovation in Classrooms During Aspen Institute Forum
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will encourage innovative thinkers to engage in a dialogue with educational leaders during The Aspen Institute’s Education Innovation Forum and Expo on Thursday, Jan. 20, at 8:30 a.m. The event, which will be held at the Walter E.