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March 29, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Join Florida Community Organizations to Help Latinos Enroll in Affordable Health Care Plans

Alejandra Ceja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) will join several Florida community organizations in a bilingual community event in Tampa, Fla., to help Latinos learn about and enroll in quality health care plans available under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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March 29, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Deputy Director Marco Davis to Give Remarks at Third Annual Color of Leadership Conference: A Male Perspective

Deputy Director Marco Davis of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) will give keynote remarks at the Third Annual Color of Leadership Conference: A Male Perspective on Saturday, March 29, in Arlington, Va.

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March 30, 2014

Hawaii Marks 50 States Visited for U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Hawaii Sunday-Monday, where he will recognize the state's progress in education, as well as learn about issues of concern to students, parents, educators and policymakers. The Hawaii visit will mark the 50th state Duncan has visited as Secretary since taking office in 2009.

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March 27, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Launches National Policy in Action Forums

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) launches its 2014 National Policy in Action Forums with the National Forum on Integrated Student Supports (ISS) in Los Angeles on Thursday, March 27.

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March 28, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and Ebony Magazine Kick Off Series of Education Summits at Morehouse College

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), in partnership with Ebony magazine, will hold the first in a series of education summits across the country on improving the educational outcomes of African American students and better preparing them for college and careers.

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March 27, 2014

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Address Career and Technical Education Administrators’ Annual Leadership Conference in Albany, N.Y.

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will give keynote remarks at the annual leadership conference of the Association of Career and Technical Education Administrators at 8 a.m. on Thursday, March 27, in Albany, N.Y. A question and answer session will follow her remarks.

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March 26, 2014

Deputy Director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs to Host Panel Discussion at Morehouse College on Need for More African American Male Educators

Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will moderate a panel discussion—“Answering the Call of the Bell: Morehouse Men Increasing Black Male Educators”—on Wednesday, March 26, at Morehouse College in Atlanta.

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March 25, 2014

Acting Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin to Discuss Importance of Social Inclusion, Participation for Children with Disabilities

Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, along with Special Olympics Project Unity staff and participants in the program, will discuss the Education Department-funded project in a briefing Tuesday at the Education Department headquarters in Washington.

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March 26, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Executive Director Alejandra Ceja to Visit Manual Arts High School and Hold Roundtable Discussions

Executive Director Alejandra Ceja of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) and her staff will visit Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles and participate in roundtable discussions with students and community partners on Wednesday, March 26 from 9 a.m.

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March 25, 2014

Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley to Address Ohio College Presidents’ Conference

Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will discuss the president’s proposal to develop a college rating system that informs students and encourages institutions to improve and innovate at the Ohio College Presidents’ annual conference at 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25, in Washington, D.C. A question-and-answer session will follow her remarks.

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