June 2014

June 27, 2014

Deputy Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Address UT-Austin Male Student Leadership Summit

Marco Davis, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) will give the opening keynote address at the UT-Austin Male Student Leadership Summit at 1 p.m. CT on Friday, June 27.

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June 27, 2014

Senior U.S. Education Officials to Participate in Several Events as Part of the 2014 International Society for Technology in Education Conference

Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology (OET) will visit Atlanta June 27-29 to participate in several events as part of the 2014 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference.

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June 27, 2014

Senior U.S. Education Officials to Participate in Several Events as Part of the 2014 International Society for Technology in Education Conference

Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology (OET) will visit Atlanta June 27-29 to participate in several events as part of the 2014 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference.

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June 27, 2014

Senior U.S. Education Officials to Participate in Several Events as Part of the 2014 International Society for Technology in Education Conference

Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology (OET) will visit Atlanta June 27-29 to participate in several events as part of the 2014 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference.

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June 27, 2014

Senior U.S. Education Officials to Participate in Several Events as Part of the 2014 International Society for Technology in Education Conference

Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology (OET) will visit Atlanta June 27-29 to participate in several events as part of the 2014 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference.

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June 27, 2014

Senior U.S. Education Officials to Participate in Several Events as Part of the 2014 International Society for Technology in Education Conference

Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology (OET) will visit Atlanta June 27-29 to participate in several events as part of the 2014 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference.

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June 27, 2014

Senior U.S. Education Official Michael Yudin to Join Discussion on Successful Partnerships at New England Workplace Inclusion and Equality Summit

Acting Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin will join a panel discussion on building successful partnerships to help individuals with disabilities enjoy competitive integrated employment at the New England Workplace Inclusion and Equality Summit on Friday, June 27, in Providence, Rho

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June 26, 2014

Education Senior Officials to Testify at Senate Hearing on Efforts to Address Campus Sexual Violence

Senior officials from the U.S. Department of Education will testify Thursday before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on the Department's efforts to address campus sexual violence.

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June 25, 2014

Senior U.S. Education Officials to Deliver Keynote Remarks at the National Association of HBCU Title III Administrators, Inc. Technical Assistance Workshop

White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Executive Director George Cooper and U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Higher Education Programs James T. Minor will deliver remarks at the National Association of HBCU Title III Administrators, Inc. Annual Technical Assistance Workshop on Wednesday, June 25, at the Hilton Charlotte Center City Hotel.

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June 25, 2014

Under Secretary Ted Mitchell to Discuss the Department's Higher Education Priorities and Accreditation at CHEA Summer Workshop

U.S. Under Secretary Ted Mitchell will give remarks on the Administration's higher education priorities and their impact on accreditation at the Council for Higher Education Accreditation's (CHEA) 2014 summer workshop at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, June 25, in Washington, D.C. A question and answer session will follow.

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June 25, 2014

Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Discuss Value of Strong Leadership in Education Reform at Dartmouth College’s Leadership Conference

Deb Delisle, assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education, will give remarks on the value of strong leadership in education reform at Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business Leadership Institute on Wednesday, June 25, in New Hampshire.

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June 23, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Harlem Children’s Zone CEO Geoffrey Canada to Discuss Importance of Communities in Education Reform

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Geoffrey Canada, president and CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone, for a conversation on place-based programs, such as Promise Neighborhoods, on Monday, June 23, in Arlington, Va.

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June 23, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary to Discuss Importance of Financial Education to Youth at Pensions & Investments' Conference in New York City

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Ariel Investments President Mellody Hobson at Pensions & Investments' conference on June 23 in New York City. During his remarks, Duncan will discuss the importance of financial education in ensuring that all children are college and career ready, which lays the groundwork for a lifetime of sound financial decisions.

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June 22, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Deliver Remarks at 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholars Medallion Ceremony; Arts Scholars to Perform at Kennedy Center

On Sunday night, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks and participate in the medallion ceremony honoring the 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholars at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.

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June 22, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Deliver Remarks at 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholars Medallion Ceremony; Arts Scholars to Perform at Kennedy Center

On Sunday night, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks and participate in the medallion ceremony honoring the 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholars at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C.

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June 21, 2014

Secretary Duncan to visit Dallas for Panel Discussion on Early Learning at the U.S. Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Dallas tomorrow to serve as a panelist in a discussion titled “Building an Early Learning Nation” at the U.S. Conference of Mayors Annual Meeting.

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June 20, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Keynote National PTA Convention and Host Roundtable Discussion at Austin Community College

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Austin tomorrow to keynote the annual National PTA Convention and host a roundtable discussion at Austin Community College.

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June 20, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Keynote National PTA Convention and Host Roundtable Discussion at Austin Community College

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Austin tomorrow to keynote the annual National PTA Convention and host a roundtable discussion at Austin Community College.

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June 20, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Executive Director to Participate in Roundtable on Early Learning and Deliver Keynote Address at Graduation Ceremony in Puerto Rico

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Executive Director Alejandra Ceja will participate in a roundtable on early learning at the Instituto Nueva Esuela (INE) and deliver keynote remarks during the Kinesis Foundation’s Bright Stars College Access Program graduation ceremonies. Both events will take place on Friday, June 20, in Puerto Rico.

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June 20, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Executive Director to Participate in Roundtable on Early Learning and Deliver Keynote Address at Graduation Ceremony in Puerto Rico

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Executive Director Alejandra Ceja will participate in a roundtable on early learning at the Instituto Nueva Esuela (INE) and deliver keynote remarks during the Kinesis Foundation’s Bright Stars College Access Program graduation ceremonies. Both events will take place on Friday, June 20, in Puerto Rico.

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June 18, 2014

U.S. Education Official to Participate in Panel Discussion on Improving Outcomes for African American Youth

Jonathan Brice, deputy assistant secretary for policy in the Education Department’s Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, will participate in panel discussion on “Improving Outcomes for African-American Youth Through Education, Law and Policy” tonight in Washington, D.C.

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June 19, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Visit San Antonio for Town Hall Discussion on President Obama’s Promise Zone Initiative

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit San Antonio tomorrow where he will join San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro and parents in a town hall discussion about

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June 19, 2014

Deputy Director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs to Discuss Importance of Being College and Career Ready at Scholarship Breakfast in Oxon Hill, Maryland

Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will give keynote remarks at the third annual “Empowering Future Leaders Scholarship Breakfast” on Thursday, June 19, in Oxon Hill, Maryland. He will discuss the value of higher education and the role that HBCUs play in helping prepare students for 21st century careers.

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June 19, 2014

Senior Education Official to Deliver Keynote Remarks at Newark-Montclair Urban Teacher Residency Program Graduation

Assistant Deputy Secretary Nadya Dabby will deliver the keynote address at the Newark-Montclair Urban Teacher Residency (NMUTR) graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 19, at 7:30 p.m. at Montclair State University in Montclair, New Jersey.

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June 17, 2014

Senior Education Officials to Participate in Conference on 'Equity in Schools: The Future of School Discipline

Senior officials from the U.S. Department of Education will participate in a conference Tuesday in Washington, D.C., on the topic, "Equity in Schools: The Future of School Discipline"

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June 17, 2014

Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne Studley to Serve on Panel at National Benchmarking Conference in Overland Park, Kansas

Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will serve on a panel titled, "Community Colleges and President Obama’s Postsecondary Institutions Rating System" at 2:30 p.m. CT on Tuesday, June 17, at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas.

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June 16, 2014

Education Secretary to Join Starbucks CEO and Arizona State University President to Discuss Innovative Approach to Affordable Higher Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, Arizona State University President Michael Crow, and 350 New York area Starbucks employees and their families for a discussion regarding the unique role business can play in addressing the issue of college affordability and access at 10:45 a.m. on Monday, June 16, at the Times Center in New York City.

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June 13, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and Ebony Magazine to Host Third Summit on Improving Educational Outcomes for African Americans in Oakland, California

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), in partnership with Ebony magazine, will host the third summit on improving educational outcomes for African American students and better preparing them for college and careers on Friday-Saturday, June 13-14, at Laney College in Oakland, California.

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June 13, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and Ebony Magazine to Host Third Summit on Improving Educational Outcomes for African Americans in Oakland, California

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), in partnership with Ebony magazine, will host the third summit on improving educational outcomes for African American students and better preparing them for college and careers on Friday-Saturday, June 13-14, at Laney College in Oakland, California.

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