Assistant Secretary to Discuss Equity and Excellence in Education for English Language Learners at TESOL Annual Conference in New Orleans
Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana, assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), will keynote the opening plenary at the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) 45th annual conference at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.
U.S. Secretary of Education to Join Foreign and Domestic Educators and Education Leaders at First-Ever International Summit on the Teaching Profession in New York City
Melody Musgrove, director of the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), and Carl Harris, deputy assistant secretary in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), will deliver welcoming remarks at the Education Department's Sixth Annual OESE/OSEP Leveraging Resources Conference Tuesday in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give brief opening remarks at the annual gala for Everybody Wins! at 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15, in Washington, D.C. Duncan will discuss the importance of developing reading skills and the value of mentoring students. Everybody Wins!
Education Department Assistant Secretary to Visit New Mexico as Part of Career and Technical Community Conversation Tour
Brenda Dann-Messier, the assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will continue her Career and Technical Community Conversation listening tour when she visits New Mexico on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 15-16.
U.S. Assistant Secretary for Education Dr. Alexa Posny will provide keynote remarks at the Delaware Statewide Inclusion Conference Tuesday, March 15 in Dover, Del. Posny will discuss the Department’s proposed Elementary and Secondary Education Act reauthorization plan and how it impacts children and youth with disabilities.
U.S. Education Under Secretary to Stress Importance of Protecting Pell Grants During House Appropriations Committee Testimony
Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will testify about the importance of Pell grants before the House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday, March 15, at 10:30 a.m. The hearing will be in front of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies in room 2358-C of the Rayburn House Office Building.
Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will keynote the Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers national conference on Monday, March 14, in Kansas City, Mo. He will address the importance of creating safe, supportive school environments in an effort to increase student achievement.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller to Participate in Panel Discussion at the 11th National Tap Conference in Los Angeles
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will participate in a panel discussion at the 11th National TAP Conference: Changing the Landscape for Educator Support and Evaluation, hosted by The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET), at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 12 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles.
Rehabilitation Services Administration Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge to Give Keynote Address at Virginia Transition Forum
Rehabilitation Services Administration Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge will give the keynote address at the Virginia Transition Forum on Monday, March 14 in Norfolk, Va. Ruttledge will discuss the Education Department’s vocational rehabilitation programs and services to help students transition from school to work settings, or to postsecondary education.