U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will highlight the Obama administration’s key initiatives to increase educational attainment and close the achievement gap in remarks to the Illinois Board of Higher Education at 1:45 p.m. CT, on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.
Education Secretary Duncan Joins College Presidents, Mayors, Students to Call for Action to Prevent Gun Violence
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join college presidents from across the country today at a press conference to call for an end to gun violence. They will also be joined by leaders from the United States Student Association (USSA), International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) and Mayors Against Illegal Guns to endorse common-sense gun reforms.
U.S. Education Department Officials to Address 'Gear Up' Conference on Access to a College Education
Officials from the U.S. Department of Education will address the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships' GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop on Monday, Feb. 4, in Las Vegas.
Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Discuss Building Skilled Workforce in Remarks Friday in San Diego
Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will address the American Association of Community Colleges' annual Workforce Development Institute on Friday, Feb. 1, in San Diego.
U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Discuss Administration’s Goal to Elevate Teaching Profession at 2013 Agricultural Education Summit in Indianapolis
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will discuss the vital role that teachers play in the academic success of students, the need for more great teachers, and the Administration's commitment to elevating the profession at the 2013 Agricultural Education Summit in Indianapolis. White will give remarks during the first general session, which takes place from 10 a.m.
Education Department to Open National PTA’s Reflections Program Student Art Exhibit, “Diversity Means”
Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle and National PTA President Betsy Landers will keynote the opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of an art exhibit by Outstanding Interpretation and Award of Excellence winners of the 2011-12 National PTA’s Reflections Program at 11 a.m.
U.S. Education Secretary to Address the National School Boards Association's Federal Relations Network Conference
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks at the National School Boards Association's Federal Relations Network Conference on Monday, Jan. 28, in Washington, D.C. He will speak about progress in K-12 education and the Obama administration's goals for education reform going forward. A question-and-answer session will follow.
David Bergeron, acting assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will discuss the future of student aid debt in his remarks at the 20th annual conference of the Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies (AICCCA) at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, in Clearwater, Fla.
Assistant Education Secretary Deb Delisle to Moderate Panel Discussion on Flexibility at State Title I Directors Conference
U. S. Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle will moderate a panel discussion on flexibility under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) at the National Association of State Title I Directors annual conference on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 10:45 a.m., in Nashville, Tenn.