November 2013

November 23, 2013

Senior Official to Discuss Bullying and School Safety at Delaware PTA Annual Convention

David Esquith, director of the Office of Safe and Healthy Students, will discuss bullying, school safety and ways to maintain a positive school climate, as outlined in President Obama’s Now is the Time plan, at the Delaware PTA Annual Convention on Saturday, Nov. 23, in Middletown, Del.

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November 22, 2013

Senior Official to Participate in Symposium Focused on Ways to Prevent Bullying and Keep Schools Safe

David Esquith, director of the Office of Safe and Healthy Students, will serve on a panel at the Governor’s Prevention Partnership symposium on Friday, Nov. 22, in Orange, Conn.

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November 21, 2013

Acting Deputy Secretary Shelton to 'Job Shadow' Capitol Middle School Principal in Baton Rouge

Acting U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will visit Capitol Middle School Thursday in Baton Rouge, La., and "shadow" Principal Viola Jackson as part of the U.S. Department of Education's "ED Goes Back to School Principal Shadow Week."

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November 21, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan To Visit New York City for Several Events on Thursday

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will make announcements about two education reform efforts at events in New York City on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. First, he will appear on the MSNBC morning television show Morning Joe to announce the private-sector launch of the TEACH campaign, formerly housed at the Department.

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November 21, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan To Visit New York City for Several Events on Thursday

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will make announcements about two education reform efforts at events in New York City on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. First, he will appear on the MSNBC morning television show Morning Joe to announce the private-sector launch of the TEACH campaign, formerly housed at the Department.

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November 21, 2013

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton to Host Open Forum at Louisiana State University on the Administration’s Efforts to Address College Value and Affordability

On Thursday, Nov. 21, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will host an open forum at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge to gather public input on the administration’s proposals to address college value and affordability.

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November 21, 2013

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton to Host Open Forum at Louisiana State University on the Administration’s Efforts to Address College Value and Affordability

On Thursday, Nov. 21, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will host an open forum at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge to gather public input on the administration’s proposals to address college value and affordability.

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November 20, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Give Keynote Address at Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning

Hal Plotkin, senior policy advisor to the U.S. Under Secretary of Education, will deliver the keynote address at the Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on Wednesday, Nov. 20.

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November 19, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Honor National Blue Ribbon Schools in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will honor 286 schools as the 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools at a recognition ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 12:30 p.m. EDT at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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November 19, 2013

Department to Host VSA Student Art Exhibit and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony With Performances in Celebration of International Education Week

Senior Advisor to the Secretary and Director of International Affairs Maureen McLaughlin and Director of the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) in the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Melody Musgrove will give keynote remarks at the opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of an art exhibit featuring students from around the world at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov.

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November 15, 2013

Secretary Duncan to Join Congressman Cantor in Higher Education Roundtable in Richmond

This Friday, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to the University of Richmond where he will join Congressman Eric Cantor (VA-7) and a panel of local education leaders and students for a roundtable discussion on the importance of making the cost of college more transparent for students and families.

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November 15, 2013

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter to Host Open Forum at University of Northern Iowa on the Administration’s Efforts to Address College Value and Affordability Sen. Tom Harkin to Give Opening Remarks at the Forum

On Friday, Nov. 15, Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will host the third of four open forums being held in November to gather public input on the administration's proposals to address college value and affordability. U.S. Sen.

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November 15, 2013

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter to Host Open Forum at University of Northern Iowa on the Administration’s Efforts to Address College Value and Affordability Sen. Tom Harkin to Give Opening Remarks at the Forum

On Friday, Nov. 15, Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will host the third of four open forums being held in November to gather public input on the administration's proposals to address college value and affordability. U.S. Sen.

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November 15, 2013

Senior Education Officials to Participate in National League of Cities’ Biennial Summit

The Rev. Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, and Michael Robbins, senior advisor for Nonprofit Partnerships, will deliver keynote remarks at the National League of Cities’ Biennial conference on Friday, Nov. 15 in Seattle, Wash.

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November 14, 2013

Special Advisor on College Access to Address Illinois Council of Community College Administrators’ Conference

Greg Darnieder, special advisor to the Secretary on College Access, will give the keynote address at the annual conference of the Illinois Council of Community College Administrators (ICCCA) at 9 a.m. CST on Thursday, Nov. 14, in Springfield, Ill.

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November 14, 2013

Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Address Adult Education Conference in Warwick, R.I.

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier, who heads the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will address the National College Transition Network's seventh annual

November 14, 2013

Civil Rights Assistant Secretary Catherine Lhamon to Address Education Law Association Conference in Suburban Denver

Catherine E. Lhamon, assistant secretary for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Education, will address the annual conference of the Education Law Association Thursday in Westminster, Colo.

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November 13, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Join Sen. Harkin, Rep. Miller, Rep. Hanna and Actress Jennifer Garner to Unveil Bipartisan Proposal to Expand Access to High-Quality Early Education Programs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Sen. Tom Harkin, Rep. George Miller, Rep. Richard Hanna and Save the Children Artist Ambassador Jennifer Garner on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 10:45 a.m. at the Senate visitor Center to unveil a bipartisan proposal that would expand high-quality, early-childhood education for children from birth to age five.

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November 13, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Host Open Forum at George Mason University (GMU) on the Administration’s Efforts to Address College Value and Affordability

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give opening remarks at the second of four open forums being held in November to gather public input on the Administration's proposals to address college value and affordability.

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November 13, 2013

Acting Deputy Secretary of Education to Discuss New Approaches to Education that Meet Demands of 21st Century Global Economy at National Convening on Higher Education Innovation Summit

Acting Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will give luncheon remarks at the National Convening on Higher Education Innovation summit on Wednesday, Nov. 13, in Kansas City, Mo. He will discuss strategies to create new pathways for education and workforce skills that meet the demands of a 21st century global economy.

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November 13, 2013

Senior Official to Give Keynote Remarks at the Grad Nation Community Forum: Middle School Matters

Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships at the U.S. Department of Education, will give closing remarks at the Grad Nation Community Forum on Wednesday, Nov. 13 in Atlanta.

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November 11, 2013

U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Discuss College Value and Affordability and Transparency of College Costs

In remarks  at the annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, in Washington, D.C., U.S.

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November 10, 2013

Senior U.S. Education Officials to Address Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Conference

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter and other top U.S. Education Department officials will participate in the 126th annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Sunday and Monday in Washington.

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November 10, 2013

Senior U.S. Education Officials to Address Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Conference

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter and other top U.S. Education Department officials will participate in the 126th annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Sunday and Monday in Washington.

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November 10, 2013

Senior U.S. Education Officials to Address Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Conference

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter and other top U.S. Education Department officials will participate in the 126th annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Sunday and Monday in Washington.

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November 12, 2013

Senior Education Official to Deliver Remarks Highlighting Recent PIAAC Findings

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will deliver remarks at an event titled "How Boosting Adult Educational Skills Can Grow the Middle Class" at the Center for American Progress.

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November 08, 2013

U.S. Department of Education's Director of Educational Technology to Deliver Keynote Remarks at Association for Behavior Analysis International Education Conference

Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology (OET), will deliver keynote remarks at the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) education conference on Friday, Nov. 8 in Chicago.

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November 07, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Mayor Vincent Gray to Announce District of Columbia’s 2013 NAEP Results at Malcolm X Elementary School

Tomorrow, Thursday, Nov. 7, Secretary Duncan will join D.C. Mayor Gray and D.C. education officials at Malcolm X Elementary School @ Green and Achievement Prep Academy to announce the District’s 2013 National Assessment Educational Progress (NAEP) results for 4th and 8th graders in reading and mathematics.

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