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Education Department Assistant Secretary to Visit New Mexico as Part of Career and Technical Community Conversation Tour


Contact:  
Sara Gast, (202) 401-1989, sara.gast@ed.gov



Event Date 1: March 15, 2011 08:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Date 2: March 15, 2011 11:15 am - 02:00 pm
Event Date 3: March 16, 2011 07:45 am - 11:00 am
Event Date 4: March 16, 2011 12:30 pm - 02:15 pm

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. On Tuesday, Dann-Messier will take tours and hold discussions at Early College High School and the Doña Ana Community College Workforce Center, both located in Las Cruces. On Wednesday morning, Dann-Messier will visit Gadsden Workforce Center at Gadsden High School in Anthony where she will meet with staff and tour the facilities before going to Chaparral High School in the afternoon for a focus group discussion.

On the trip, Dann-Messier will discuss successful partnerships among preK-12 schools, postsecondary institutions and businesses. The conversations will focus on how those models and programs can be applied to boost student achievement elsewhere. These stops are part of a nationwide tour that provides Dann-Messier the opportunity to engage with students and workers about common challenges and learn about practices that are helping students achieve success in both advanced degrees and their careers.


Event 1
Who : Brenda Dann-Messier, the assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education at the U.S. Department of Education
What : Tour and listening sessions at Early College High School
When : Tuesday, March 15 -11:15 a.m.-2 p.m. MDT
Where : 3400 South Espina St.
Las Cruces, N.M.
Event 2
Who : Brenda Dann-Messier, the assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education at the U.S. Department of Education
What : Tour and round table conversations at the Doña Ana Community College Workforce Center
When : Tuesday, March 15 -11:15 a.m.-2 p.m. MDT
Where : 2345 East Nevada St.
Las Cruces, N.M.
Event 3
Who : Brenda Dann-Messier, the assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education at the U.S. Department of Education
What : Tour and listening sessions at Gadsden Workforce Center at Gadsden High School
When : Wednesday, March 16 - 7:45-11 a.m. MDT
Where : 6301 Highway 28
Anthony, N.M.
Event 4
Who : Brenda Dann-Messier, the assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education at the U.S. Department of Education
What : Focus group and overview of postsecondary schools discussion at Chaparral High School
When : Wednesday, March 16 - 12:30-2:15 p.m. MDT
Where : 800 South County Line Drive
Chaparral, N.M.
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