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April 24, 2014

Deputy Director of White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Travel to Memphis to Discuss Important Role HBCUs Play in Advancing Educational Success of African American Males

Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will visit LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis on Thursday, April 24, to kick off SchoolSeed’s speaker series.

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April 24, 2014

Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Discuss Department’s Work and Administration’s Commitment to Education Reform and Preparing Students for 21st-Century Careers

Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle will participate in panel discussions on Thursday and Friday, April 24−25, at Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative’s 2014 Education Think Tank in Cambridge, Mass. The panels will focus on educational challenges in the 21st century and ensuring students have the necessary skills for 21st-century careers.

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April 24, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Encourage D.C. High School Students to Focus on STEM Studies as Part of USA Science & Engineering Festival Kickoff

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address students at McKinley Technology High School Thursday in Washington, D.C., encouraging them to study the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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April 24, 2014

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon to Keynote National Federation of the Blind Disability Law Symposium

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon will deliver the keynote address at the National Federation of the Blind’s 2014 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium on Thursday, April 24, in Baltimore, Md.

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April 23, 2014

Leaders of White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to Speak at Launch of Report Series Examining State of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders

Kiran Ahuja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs), and Daphne Kwok, chair of the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs, will be among the featured speakers Wednesday in Washington, D.C., at the

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April 23, 2014

Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton to Speak at U.S. News STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference

Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will participate in a discussion at the U.S. News STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference on Wednesday April 23, 2014 in Washington DC. Shelton will discuss the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to prepare students for future careers in the field. Brian Kelly, editor and chief content officer, U.S.

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April 22, 2014

Obama Administration to Announce 2014 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools and District Sustainability Awards

Acting Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Mike Boots will join U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Tuesday, April 22, in announcing via webcast the 2014 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award honorees.

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April 21, 2014

U.S. Educational Technology Director Richard Culatta to Participate in 2014 Education Innovation Summit

Richard Culatta, director of the U.S. Education Department’s Office of Educational Technology, will participate in the 2014 Education Innovation Summit hosted by Arizona State University (ASU) and Global Silicon Valley (GSV) Monday in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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April 22, 2014

Obama Administration to Announce 2014 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools and District Sustainability Awards

Acting Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Mike Boots will join U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Tuesday, April 22, in announcing via webcast the 2014 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award honorees.

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April 18, 2014

Ivory Toldson, Deputy Director of HBCU White House Initiative, to Lead Panel at National Council on Educating Black Children’s Annual Convention in New Orleans

Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will moderate a panel at the annual convention of the National Council on Educating Black Children at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April, 18, in New Orleans. A question and answer session will follow the panel discussion.

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