July 2013

July 30, 2013

Deputy Assistant Secretary to Speak at White House Rural Council Health it Workshop and Visit Delta Promise Neighborhood in Mississippi

The U.S. Department of Education's Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach, John White, will travel to Mississippi this week to speak at a multi-agency rural health IT collaborative stakeholder workshop hosted by White House Rural Council partners from the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA), and Health and Human Services (HHS).

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July 30, 2013

Deputy Assistant Secretary to Speak at White House Rural Council Health it Workshop and Visit Delta Promise Neighborhood in Mississippi

The U.S. Department of Education's Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach, John White, will travel to Mississippi this week to speak at a multi-agency rural health IT collaborative stakeholder workshop hosted by White House Rural Council partners from the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA), and Health and Human Services (HHS).

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July 29, 2013

Deputy Assistant Secretary to Speak at Veterans Education Conference in New Orleans

Deputy Assistant Secretary for International and Foreign Language Education Clay Pell will deliver remarks at the Western Association of Veterans Education Specialists (WAVES) Conference on Monday, July 29 at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel.

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July 29, 2013

Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Address to Address 52nd Annual Cooperative Conference for School Administrators

Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle will give opening remarks at the 52nd Annual Cooperative Conference for School Administrators on Monday, July 29 in Columbia, Mo. Delisle will discuss school improvement and what students need from education leaders and administrators today.

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July 29, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Give Keynote Address at the 2013 IDEA Leadership Conference

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give the opening keynote remarks at the IDEA Leadership Conference on Monday, July 29 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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July 24, 2013

U.S. Department of Education’s Let's Read! Let's Move! Summer Series Goes to Space: Students Train Like An Astronaut and Blast Off Around the Solar System with Miss America 2013 and NASA

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will host the third Let's Read! Let's Move! event of 2013 on Wed., July 24, at 11:20 a.m. at the U.S. Department of Education headquarters in Washington, D.C. Joining Duncan will be Miss America 2013 Mallory Hagan, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, U.S. Sen.

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July 24, 2013

Senior Education Advisor to Discuss Efforts to Increase Postsecondary Access at Chamber of Commerce Annual Convention

Greg Darnieder, the U.S. Department of Education's senior advisor on the College Access Initiative, will participate on a panel on postsecondary education attainment at the annual convention of the American Council of Chamber Executives (ACCE) on Wed., July 24, at 11:15 a.m. CT in Oklahoma City, Okla.

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July 19, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Visit Denver

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Denver, Colo., on Friday, July 19 where he will spotlight preschool for all, college affordability, education reform and issues affecting the Hispanic community.

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July 19, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Visit Denver

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Denver, Colo., on Friday, July 19 where he will spotlight preschool for all, college affordability, education reform and issues affecting the Hispanic community.

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July 17, 2013

U.S. Department of Education's Let's Read! Let's Move! Summer Series Continues with Celebrity Guests Phylicia Rashad and the Washington Kastles

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will host the second Let's Read! Let's Move! event of 2013 on Wed., July 17, at noon at the U.S. Department of Education headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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July 16, 2013

Senior Education Advisor to Discuss FAFSA, and College Enrollment at 2013 National Council for Community and Education Partnerships/Gear Up Conference

Greg Darnieder, the U.S. Secretary of Education's senior advisor on the College Access Initiative, will deliver remarks at the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships/Gear Up Annual Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 16-17, in San Francisco.

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July 16, 2013

Senior Education Advisor to Discuss FAFSA, and College Enrollment at 2013 National Council for Community and Education Partnerships/Gear Up Conference

Greg Darnieder, the U.S. Secretary of Education's senior advisor on the College Access Initiative, will deliver remarks at the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships/Gear Up Annual Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday, July 16-17, in San Francisco.

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July 16, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Minneapolis for Series of Events Highlighting Education Reform Efforts

On Tuesday, July 16, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Minneapolis, Minn., for a series of events, including a town hall with Governor Mark Dayton on the importance of investing in high-quality early learning programs.

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July 16, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Minneapolis for Series of Events Highlighting Education Reform Efforts

On Tuesday, July 16, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Minneapolis, Minn., for a series of events, including a town hall with Governor Mark Dayton on the importance of investing in high-quality early learning programs.

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July 16, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Minneapolis for Series of Events Highlighting Education Reform Efforts

On Tuesday, July 16, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Minneapolis, Minn., for a series of events, including a town hall with Governor Mark Dayton on the importance of investing in high-quality early learning programs.

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July 15, 2013

Senior U.S. Education Official Michael Yudin to Deliver Opening Remarks at Office of Special Education Programs Annual Project Directors’ Conference

Acting Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin will deliver opening remarks at the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) project directors' conference on Monday, July 15 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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July 12, 2013

Acting Deputy Secretary of Education to Participate in 2013 Platform Summit Aimed at Increasing Success of Minorities

Acting Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will participate in the inaugural 2013 Platform Summit at MIT in Cambridge, Mass., on Friday, July 12. Shelton will moderate a session on emerging nonprofit start-up ventures focused on software development training and tech industry engagement in under-represented communities.

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July 11, 2013

Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Deliver Remarks at State Higher Education Executive Officers’ 60th Annual Meeting

Deb Delisle, assistant secretary for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, will discuss the importance of strengthening America’s teacher preparation programs in remarks at the 60th annual meeting of the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) Thursday

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July 11, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Address Elementary School Principals' National Conference in Baltimore

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the annual conference of the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) Thursday in Baltimore, followed by a Q&A led by NAESP Executive Director Gail Connelly.

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July 10, 2013

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Give Remarks at Event Releasing OECD’s Report on the State of Postsecondary Career and Technical Education in the U.S.

Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for vocational and adult education, will provide opening remarks at an event hosted by New America Foundation to release a major new assessment of higher education in the United States at 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 10, in Washington, D.C.

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July 10, 2013

U.S. Department of Education to Kick Off Let's Read! Let's Move! Summer Series with Celebrity Guests

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will host the first Let's Read! Let's Move! event of 2013 on Wed., July 10 at noon ET at the U.S. Department of Education headquarters in Washington, D.C. Joining Duncan will be Rep.

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July 09, 2013

Education Secretary Duncan to Address State Higher Education Executive Officers' 60th Annual Meeting

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the 60th annual meeting of the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) at 9:30 a.m.

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July 10, 2013

White House Rural Council Agencies Tour Alabama Schools to Listen, Learn Best Practices for 'Education Built to Last'

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White and U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Director Andrea Falken will visit U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools in Talladega, Ala.,with federal officials from the Environmental Protection Agency Green Schools Program, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Alabama State Superintendent Dr.

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July 08, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary to Participate in Virtual Rally4Babies: Learning Happens from the Start Google Hangout

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius for an online gathering of over 20 non-profits and thousands of leading children's advocates to promote high-quality early learning opportunities for our nation's youngest children.

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July 02, 2013

U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Deliver Remarks at the Judith P. Hoyer Annual Awards Celebration

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will deliver keynote remarks at the Judith P. Hoyer Annual Awards Celebration at Martin's Crosswinds on Tuesday in Greenbelt, Md. Kanter will join Rep. Steny Hoyer, state and local education officials and principals from Judy Center schools to honor Judy Centers for their work in providing high quality early learning.

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July 01, 2013

Acting Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton to Participate in Panel Discussion at the Aspen Ideas Festival

On Monday, July 1, Acting Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will participate in a panel discussion at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado. The panel, entitled Ready to Learn? Ready to Teach?, will discuss what the Common Core means to our nation's struggling schools.

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July 02, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Keynote National Alliance for Public Charter Schools' National Conference

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver a keynote address to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools' National Charter Schools Conference Tuesday in Washington. Duncan will discuss the need for charter schools to be laboratories of educational innovation.

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