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Assistant Secretary to Speak at National Title I Conference in Tampa


Contact:  
Elaine Quesinberry, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov


Event Date 1: January 31, 2011 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Date 2: January 31, 2011 01:45 pm - 03:45 pm

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will deliver opening remarks at the National Title I Conference at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 31 in Tampa, Fla. The Assistant Secretary will welcome local superintendents, principals, Title I coordinators and state education staff and underscore the Department’s commitment to supporting reform at the state and local levels. Later that afternoon from 1:45 p.m.-2:45 .pm., Dr. Melendez de Santa Ana will lead a session on Technical Assistance, providing information on her office’s technical assistance initiative and discussing how the Department as a whole is rethinking ways of offering support to states and districts.

Also, on Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 9:15 a.m., at the National Title 1 Conference, Dr. Carl E. Harris, deputy assistant secretary for policy and state technical assistance, along with U.S. Department of Education staff Ronn Friend and Danita Woodley, will lead a session on Title 1 family engagement to discuss the Administration’s blueprint to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and how it will strengthen and support a more systematic approach to family involvement.


Event 1
Who : Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana, assistant secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education
What : Deliver opening remarks at National Title I Conference
When : Monday, Jan. 31, 10 a.m. EST
Where : Tampa Convention Center
333 South Franklin Street
Tampa, FL
Event 2
Who : Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana, assistant secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education
What : Lead a discussion on technical assistance initiatives under way to support states and school districts
When : Monday, Jan. 31, 1:45 p.m. EST
Where : Tampa Convention Center
333 South Franklin Street
Tampa, FL
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