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November 05, 2010

Education Department Assistant Secretary to Speak as Panelist at Two-Year Colleges Association Event

Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education, will address the Two-Year Colleges Association (TYCA) Northeast Conference in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Nov. 5, at 8:15 a.m. Ochoa will speak as a panelist at the event, which will be in the ballroom of the Dupont Hotel.

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November 05, 2010

Education Department Senior Official to Discuss Implications of Elementary and Secondary Education Act Reform for Rural Schools

John White, the deputy assistant secretary of education for rural outreach, will deliver remarks at the Minnesota Rural Education Association (MREA) conference on Friday, Nov. 5, at 8:30 a.m. The event, which will focus on the theme of “Learning and Growing Together,” will be at the Arrowwood Conference Center in Alexandria, Minn.

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November 05, 2010

U.S. Education Official to Address 44th Annual Council for Resource Development National Conference in D.C.

Frank Chong, deputy assistant secretary for community colleges in the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will address the 44th Annual Council for Resource Development National Conference Friday in Washington, D.C. The council represents many of the grant writers and development officials who work in community colleges.

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November 05, 2010

U.S. Education Official to Address Closing Session of the Arc's National Convention in Orlando

Melody Musgrove, director of the U.S. Office of Special Education Programs, will address the closing plenary session of The Arc's national convention at the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando.

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November 04, 2010

Education Department to Hold Two Days of Public Meetings for Clarifying Comments on Gainful Employment Proposal

The U.S. Department of Education is hosting public meetings on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 4-5, to hear oral presentations from individuals and organizations who submitted comments on the proposed rule on gainful employment, which was published in the Federal Register on July 26. The meetings will be held at the Department headquarters at 400 Maryland Ave., S.W., in Washington, D.C.

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November 04, 2010

Senior Education Department Official to Serve as Panelist At National Association for the Education of Young Children Annual Conference

Director of the Office of Special Education Programs Melody Musgrove will serve as a panelist in a discussion on advancing quality for all children at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) annual conference Thursday, Nov. 4 in Anaheim, Calif.

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November 04, 2010

Education Department Assistant Deputy Secretary to Deliver Keynote at Independent Education Dinner

Jim Shelton, the assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will deliver the keynote address at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 4, during the Independent Education dinner. The dinner, which begins at 6:30 p.m., will be held at The Harbor School in Bethesda, Md.

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November 04, 2010

Assistant Deputy Secretary to Keynote Northeast Conference on Character Education

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will address the importance of character education in creating safe, supportive school environments at the annual Northeast Conference on Character Education. He also will discuss the harmful impact of bullying and harassment on academic performance.

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November 03, 2010

Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Give Keynote Remarks at the Technical College System of Georgia’s Adult Education Conference

Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will give keynote remarks at the Technical College System of Georgia’s Adult Education Conference Wednesday, Nov. 3 in Atlanta.

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November 03, 2010

U.S. Education Official to Speak at Orlando Mayor's Council of Clergy Meeting on Interfaith Service Support of School Turnarounds

Michael Robbins, special assistant for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will deliver remarks at Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer’s Council of Clergy meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 3 in Orlando, Fla. The Mayor’s Council of Clergy is an interfaith council that facilitates two-way communication between the City of Orlando and the faith community.

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