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October 29, 2010

Posny to Address Conference on Postsecondary Education for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Dr. Alexa Posny, assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, will address the 2010 National State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education for Students with Intellectual Disabilities on Friday at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.

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October 28, 2010

Department Officials to Give Keynote Remarks at State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

Assistant Secretary Dr. Alexa Posny, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary David Bergeron and Rehabilitative Services (RSA) Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge will give keynote remarks at the State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities Oct. 28-29 at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.

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October 28, 2010

Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Speak at Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship Open Meeting

Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will give remarks at the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA) open meeting Thursday, Oct. 28 at the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, D.C.

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October 28, 2010

U.S. Education Official to Join Vermont Congressional Delegation in Panel Discussing Education Reform

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will represent the U.S. Department of Education during a panel discussion with the Vermont congressional delegation regarding school reform on Thursday, Oct. 28 at the Vermont School Boards Association/Vermont Superintendents Association fall conference.

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October 28, 2010

Thursday in Philadelphia: U.S. Education Official to Address Youth United for Change Award Ceremony

Russlynn Ali, assistant secretary for the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education, will address the Youth United for Change Award Ceremony to be held Thursday evening at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia.

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October 28, 2010

U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Address Degree Completion at Center for American Progress Event

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will provide the opening remarks for a Center for American Progress event on Thursday, Oct. 28, at 9 a.m. The meeting, entitled “Completion by Degrees: Helping Mobile Learners Obtain Postsecondary Credentials,” will be held at 1333 H Street N.W. in Washington, D.C.

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October 28, 2010

Assistant Secretary to Discuss Importance of School Readiness in Closing the Achievement Gap at 2010 School Readiness Conference in Burbank, California

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will deliver the keynote address at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, at the School Readiness Conference 2010: Ready for School, Ready for Life in Burbank, Calif.

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October 28, 2010

Senior Education Officials to Address Philanthropists at Grantmakers for Education Conference

Juan Sepúlveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, John S. Wilson, executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and Alberto Retana, the U.S. Department of Education’s director of community outreach, will address philanthropists at 2 p.m. CDT on Thursday, Oct.

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October 28, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary to Discuss Postsecondary Success with Community Leaders

Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education, will discuss postsecondary student success at 12:45 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 28, at the national Communities Learning in Partnership (CLIP) meeting in Louisville, Ky. The event will take place at the Brown Hotel in the Bluegrass Room.

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October 27, 2010

Education Official to Address Metropolitan Center for Independent Living

Sue Swenson, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Education Programs, will give remarks at the 29th anniversary dinner of the Metropolitan Center for Independent Living at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27, in Roseville, Minn. Swenson will discuss emerging issues for centers of independent living (CIL) and ways to ensure them remain relevant.

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