February 2013

February 28, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary to Address National Association of Secondary School Principals in National Harbor, Md

Secretary Duncan will keynote the National Association of Secondary School Principals’ (NASSP) annual conference on Thursday, Feb. 28, in National Harbor, Md. He will discuss the need to support and strengthen school leadership, and the urgency of ensuring that all students graduate from high school ready for both college and careers.

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February 28, 2013

Senior Department Official to Travel to San Antonio and Austin for Panel at HACU Conference and Two Student Roundtables

David Bergeron, acting assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will participate in three events in Texas on Thursday, Feb. 28.

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February 28, 2013

Senior Department Official to Travel to San Antonio and Austin for Panel at HACU Conference and Two Student Roundtables

David Bergeron, acting assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will participate in three events in Texas on Thursday, Feb. 28.

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February 28, 2013

Senior Department Official to Travel to San Antonio and Austin for Panel at HACU Conference and Two Student Roundtables

David Bergeron, acting assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will participate in three events in Texas on Thursday, Feb. 28.

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February 26, 2013

Senior Department Official to Travel to San Diego to Serve on Panel at Council of College and Military Educators’ 2013 Symposium and Conduct Roundtable at Reality Changers

David Bergeron, acting assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will participate in two events in San Diego, Calif. on Tuesday, Feb.

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February 26, 2013

Senior Department Official to Travel to San Diego to Serve on Panel at Council of College and Military Educators’ 2013 Symposium and Conduct Roundtable at Reality Changers

David Bergeron, acting assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will participate in two events in San Diego, Calif. on Tuesday, Feb.

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February 25, 2013

Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Participate in 2013 Building a Grad Nation Summit

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks on President Barack Obama's early learning initiative at the closing session of the 2013 Building a Grad Nation Summit at 1:15 p.m. ET, on Monday, Feb. 25, in Washington, D.C. Duncan also will discuss the recent rise in high school graduation rates and engage in a Q&A session following his remarks.

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February 25, 2013

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter to Keynote Kingsborough Community College Spring Semester Convocation

Under Secretary Martha Kanter will give the keynote address at Kingsborough Community College's Spring Semester Convocation on Monday, Feb. 25 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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February 22, 2013

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Visit Highland Springs High School and Meet with Virginia Literacy Leadership Council

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will visit Highland Springs High School and Technical Center on Friday, Feb. 22, for a tour and conversation with students, teachers and business partners. The visit also will include a roundtable discussion.

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February 22, 2013

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Visit Highland Springs High School and Meet with Virginia Literacy Leadership Council

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will visit Highland Springs High School and Technical Center on Friday, Feb. 22, for a tour and conversation with students, teachers and business partners. The visit also will include a roundtable discussion.

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February 23, 2013

White House AAPI Initiative to Hold Texas Regional Conference in Houston

White House Cabinet Secretary and Co-Chair of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) Chris Lu and Initiative Executive Director Kiran Ahuja will address participants at the Initiative’s first-ever Texas Regional Conference, to be held at the University of Houston on Sat., February 23, 2013.

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February 22, 2013

Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Discuss Importance of Education Reform at American Association of School Administrators’ National Education Conference

Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle will give remarks on Friday, Feb. 22, at the American Association of School Administrators’ (AASA) National Conference on Education in Los Angeles.

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February 22, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Visit New York Harbor School on Governors Island

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School Friday on New York's Governors Island, showcasing the school's unique career technical education program.

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February 21, 2013

Senior Education Official to Address Summit on Strategies to Increase Excellence in Education for African-American Students in Sacramento, Calif.

Seth Galanter, the U.S. Education Department’s acting assistant secretary for civil rights, will discuss student discipline, suspension, and expulsion at a professional development summit entitled, “Strategies to Increase Excellence in Education for African-American Students” at 12:15 p.m. PT, on Thursday, Feb. 21, in Sacramento, Calif.

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February 20, 2013

White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to Hold Conference Call to Discuss New Report and Accomplishments for the Community

The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) will hold a conference call with interested media on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 2:30 p.m. ET, to discuss a report on the progress of initiatives for the AAPI community.

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February 15, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Travel to Houston to Visit Lee High School, Take Part in NBA Day of Service, Participate in a Google Hangout, and Play in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Houston on Friday, Feb. 15, where he will hold a roundtable discussion on turnaround schools and participate in NBA All-Star Weekend activities.

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February 15, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Travel to Houston to Visit Lee High School, Take Part in NBA Day of Service, Participate in a Google Hangout, and Play in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Houston on Friday, Feb. 15, where he will hold a roundtable discussion on turnaround schools and participate in NBA All-Star Weekend activities.

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February 15, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Travel to Houston to Visit Lee High School, Take Part in NBA Day of Service, Participate in a Google Hangout, and Play in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Houston on Friday, Feb. 15, where he will hold a roundtable discussion on turnaround schools and participate in NBA All-Star Weekend activities.

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February 15, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Travel to Houston to Visit Lee High School, Take Part in NBA Day of Service, Participate in a Google Hangout, and Play in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Houston on Friday, Feb. 15, where he will hold a roundtable discussion on turnaround schools and participate in NBA All-Star Weekend activities.

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February 15, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Travel to Houston to Visit Lee High School, Take Part in NBA Day of Service, Participate in a Google Hangout, and Play in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Houston on Friday, Feb. 15, where he will hold a roundtable discussion on turnaround schools and participate in NBA All-Star Weekend activities.

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February 15, 2013

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Keynote Cradle to Career Symposium in Aspen

Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will give the keynote address to the "Cradle to Career Symposium – Building Youth Success from Aspen to Parachute," on Friday, Feb. 15, in Aspen, Colo.

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February 15, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Address Bullying at National Educator Conference in San Diego

Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, will give remarks at the fourth annual National Educator Conference in San Diego. He will discuss bullying, particularly among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and ally (LGBTQIA) youths.

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February 14, 2013

Secretary Duncan to Testify before Senate Appropriations Committee Thursday

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will testify at 10 a.m. ET, Thursday, Feb. 14, before the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee during a hearing on the impacts of sequestration.

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February 13, 2013

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education to Keynote Capitol Hill Briefing, “Helping the Poor and Maintaining the Middle Class”

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will kick off the first in a series of Capitol Hill briefings during Black History Month on Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the Rayburn House Office Building. The series, “Helping the Poor and Maintaining the Middle Class,” focuses on a comprehensive approach to addressing the needs of the interdependent family unit.

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February 13, 2013

Secretary of Education to Address President’s Second-Term Agenda for Higher Education During Rural Community College Day

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will discuss President Barack Obama’s second-term agenda for higher education, specifically community colleges, when he addresses nearly 70 rural community college stakeholders, including 20 college presidents, on Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Washington, D.C.

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February 10, 2013

Assistant Education Secretary Deb Delisle to Visit Frederick Douglass High School in Baltimore to Discuss School Turnaround and College and Career Readiness

U. S. Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle will visit Frederick Douglass High School at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, in Baltimore, Md. Delisle will visit students and meet with school administrators and teachers to learn about their turnaround efforts.

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February 11, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Visit Providence, R.I.

EDITOR’S NOTE: To update and clarify, Tuesday’s event will continue to be held. However, Secretary Duncan will be unable to attend. Tonight’s event has been canceled.

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February 11, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Visit Providence, R.I.

EDITOR’S NOTE: To update and clarify, Tuesday’s event will continue to be held. However, Secretary Duncan will be unable to attend. Tonight’s event has been canceled.

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February 11, 2013

Canceled: U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Visit Boston

EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the weather, Secretary Duncan’s trip to Boston has been canceled.

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February 08, 2013

Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Moderate Panel at 42nd Annual National Association for Bilingual Education Conference

U.S. Under Secretary Martha Kanter will moderate a panel, “Preparing Students (and Teachers) for College and Career Readiness: College and Business Expectations in a Global Marketplace,” at the 42nd annual National Association of Bilingual Education (NABE) conference at 4:30 p.m. ET, on Friday, Feb. 8, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

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