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Assistant Secretary to Deliver Keynote Remarks at the Secondary Literacy Summit X in Costa Mesa

Elaine Quesinberry, (202) 401-1576,

Event Date 1: December 08, 2010 08:15 am

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will deliver keynote remarks at the Secondary Literacy Summit X, “Adolescent Literacy: Equity and Opportunity for All,” in Costa Mesa, Ca. on Wednesday, Dec. 8. Dr. Meléndez de Santa Ana will present a national perspective on secondary literacy and discuss the Administration’s priorities for reform as it relates to secondary literacy.

Summit sessions will highlight best practices for improving adolescent literacy achievement. Keynote speakers, workshop sessions and school panels will focus on reading, academic vocabulary, comprehension, writing and content literacy. Multiple sessions will address instructional strategies for closing achievement gaps for English learners and students with special needs. School presentations will feature secondary school teams who are successfully improving literacy achievement for all students.

Event 1
Who : Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana, assistant secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education
What : Deliver keynote remarks at the Secondary Literacy Summit X
When : Wednesday, Dec. 8, 8:15 a.m. PT
Where : Hilton Orange County
3050 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, Ca.