October 2012

October 27, 2012

U.S. Education Official to Give Opening Remarks at Early Childhood Outcomes Conference in Minneapolis

Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, will give opening remarks at the “Measuring and Improving Child and Family Outcomes” conference on Saturday, Oct.

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October 26, 2012

U.S. Education Official to Address International Dyslexia Association Annual Meeting

Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, will address the 63rd annual conference of the International Dyslexia Association Friday, Oct. 26, in Baltimore.

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October 27, 2012

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in TEDxMidAtlantic: be Fearless Conference

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for innovation and improvement, will be a featured speaker at the TEDxMidAtlanti: Be Fearless conference on Saturday, Oct. 27 at Sidney Harman Hall in Washington, D.C. Shelton will focus his talk on investing in education innovation and technology.

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October 26, 2012

Senior Education Official to Address University of Illinois Symposium on the Future of Public Higher Education

David Bergeron, Acting Assistant Secretary of Postsecondary Education, will give the closing remarks at the University of Illinois’ symposium entitled The Morrill Act at 150: The Future of Public Higher Education, at 2:40 p.m. CT on Friday, October 26, in Urbana, Ill

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October 25, 2012

Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Visit Estem Academy and Discuss Preparing Students for College and Careers at Reynoldsburg High School in Ohio

Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle will tour Reynoldsburg High School's eSTEM Academy, one of four college and career academies, on Thursday, Oct. 25, in Reynoldsburg, Ohio.

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October 23, 2012

U.S. Education Official to Speak at Events Surrounding 85th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will address more than 100 college students seeking to become agriculture teachers as part of activities during the 85th National FFA Convention this week in Indianapolis. White will speak to the students on Wednesday, Oct.

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October 23, 2012

U.S. Education Official to Speak at Events Surrounding 85th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will address more than 100 college students seeking to become agriculture teachers as part of activities during the 85th National FFA Convention this week in Indianapolis. White will speak to the students on Wednesday, Oct.

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October 23, 2012

U.S. Education Official to Speak at Events Surrounding 85th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will address more than 100 college students seeking to become agriculture teachers as part of activities during the 85th National FFA Convention this week in Indianapolis. White will speak to the students on Wednesday, Oct.

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October 23, 2012

U.S. Education Official to Speak at Events Surrounding 85th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will address more than 100 college students seeking to become agriculture teachers as part of activities during the 85th National FFA Convention this week in Indianapolis. White will speak to the students on Wednesday, Oct.

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October 23, 2012

U.S. Education Official to Speak at Events Surrounding 85th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will address more than 100 college students seeking to become agriculture teachers as part of activities during the 85th National FFA Convention this week in Indianapolis. White will speak to the students on Wednesday, Oct.

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October 23, 2012

U.S. Education Official to Speak at Events Surrounding 85th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will address more than 100 college students seeking to become agriculture teachers as part of activities during the 85th National FFA Convention this week in Indianapolis. White will speak to the students on Wednesday, Oct.

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October 23, 2012

U.S. Education Official to Speak at Events Surrounding 85th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will address more than 100 college students seeking to become agriculture teachers as part of activities during the 85th National FFA Convention this week in Indianapolis. White will speak to the students on Wednesday, Oct.

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October 24, 2012

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in Virtual School Symposium in New Orleans

Karen Cator, director of the Office of Educational Technology, will participate in the closing keynote panel at the Virtual School Symposium at 9 a.m. CT, on Wednesday, Oct. 24, in New Orleans.

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October 23, 2012

U.S. Education Officials to Address National Association of State Directors of Special Education in Sacramento

Deb Delisle, assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education, and Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, will address the 74th annual conference of the National Association of State Directors of Special Education Tuesday, O

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October 23, 2012

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in Event that Spotlights Impact of Healthy Eating on Academics

David Esquith, director of the Office of Safe and Healthy Students, will participate in Real Food For Kids’ second annual Food Day celebration. The event, “Feeding Academic Success,” will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at George C. Marshall High School in Falls Church, Va.

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October 23, 2012

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to visit New York City to present the 2012 Broad Prize for Urban Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to New York City on Tuesday, Oct. 23, where he will present the 2012 Broad Prize for Urban Education, visit a school that is preparing students for college and career readiness, and participate in a forum that highlights various approaches to linking education and jobs.

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October 23, 2012

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to visit New York City to present the 2012 Broad Prize for Urban Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to New York City on Tuesday, Oct. 23, where he will present the 2012 Broad Prize for Urban Education, visit a school that is preparing students for college and career readiness, and participate in a forum that highlights various approaches to linking education and jobs.

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October 23, 2012

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to visit New York City to present the 2012 Broad Prize for Urban Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to New York City on Tuesday, Oct. 23, where he will present the 2012 Broad Prize for Urban Education, visit a school that is preparing students for college and career readiness, and participate in a forum that highlights various approaches to linking education and jobs.

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October 19, 2012

Education Secretary Arne Duncan Honors National Distinguished Principals for their Administrative Achievements

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the welcoming remarks at the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) National Distinguished Principals Program on Friday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m., ET.

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October 19, 2012

U.S. Education Official to Address University of Virginia Conference on Middle Schools

Acting Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Michael Yudin will participate in a panel Friday, Oct.

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October 18, 2012

Education Secretary Duncan to Discuss the Importance of Higher Education and America’s Future at the TIME Summit on Higher Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks on the importance of accelerating attainment and achievement in higher education and participate in a panel discussion at the TIME Summit on Higher Education at 3:30 p.m. ET, on Thursday, Oct. 18 in New York City. The panel discussion will be moderated by journalist Bill Moyers.

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October 18, 2012

Education Senior Official to Deliver Keynote Address at California Community College Association for Occupational Education Conference in Long Beach

Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for vocational and adult education, will give keynote remarks at the California Community College Association for Occupational Education conference, “Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy,” at 8:30 a.m. PT, on Thursday, Oct. 18, in Long Beach, Calif.

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October 16, 2012

Director of the Office of Educational Technology to Deliver Keynote at CETPA Conference

Karen Cator, Director of the Office of Educational Technology, will keynote the 52nd Annual California Educational Technology Professionals Association (CETPA) Conference at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, in Monterey, Calif. Cator will discuss the Department’s initiatives toward implementing the National Education Technology Plan.

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October 15, 2012

Office of Educational Technology Director Karen Cator, Deputy Director Richard Culatta to Address SETDA Leadership Summit in Arlington, Va.

Director of the Office of Educational Technology Karen Cator and Deputy Director Richard Culatta will discuss improving teaching and learning with the help of technology and innovation at the day-long State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) 2012 Leadership Summit on Monday, Oct. 15, in Arlington, Va.

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October 15, 2012

Office of Educational Technology Director Karen Cator, Deputy Director Richard Culatta to Address SETDA Leadership Summit in Arlington, Va.

Director of the Office of Educational Technology Karen Cator and Deputy Director Richard Culatta will discuss improving teaching and learning with the help of technology and innovation at the day-long State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) 2012 Leadership Summit on Monday, Oct. 15, in Arlington, Va.

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October 12, 2012

U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Speak at the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Exhibit Opening at Education Department Headquarters

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will give remarks at the opening of an exhibit of artworks by students who have won 2012 Scholastic Art Awards, sponsored by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, at 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 12, at the U.S. Department of Education headquarters building in Washington, D.C.

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