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July 15, 2010

Director of White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Address Higher Ed Forum

John S. Wilson, director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, will address a conference of the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education Thursday in Braselton, Ga., northeast of Atlanta.

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July 14, 2010

Secretary Duncan to Address 101st Annual NAACP Convention

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the 101st annual national convention of the NAACP Wednesday at the Kansas City Convention Center. Secretary Duncan will spotlight President Obama's agenda for school reform and the valuable role that community leaders can play in closing the achievement gap and promoting educational excellence.

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July 13, 2010

Washington Redskin and Education Activist Chris Draft to Join Education Secretary Arne Duncan for Let's Read. Let's Move. Summer Enrichment Series

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be joined by Washington Redskin Chris Draft and 100 local students from Wheaton Woods Elementary School and Columbia Heights Youth Club, for the Department of Education’s Let’s Read. Let’s Move. summer enrichment series on Tuesday, July 13 from noon– 1:30 p.m. at the U.S.

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July 13, 2010

Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin to be Panelist at 2010 National Council of La Raza Annual Conference

Michael Yudin, deputy assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education, will participate on a panel at the annual conference of the National Council of La Raza in San Antonio, Tex., on Tuesday, July 13.

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July 10, 2010

Senior Department Officials to Participate in Town Hall Meeting and Workshop at National Council of La Raza's Annual Conference in San Antonio

U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Thelma Melendez and Juan Sepulveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans, will be panelists at events at the annual conference of the National Council of La Raza in San Antonio, Texas.

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July 10, 2010

Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans to Participate in Community Forum on Education and Health Care

Juan Sepulveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans, will discuss the Department’s education initiatives at a community forum on education and health care reform Saturday, July 10 in San Antonio, Texas. The forum is being sponsored by the Antioch Community Transformation Network.

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July 10, 2010

Department Assistant Secretary of Education to Participate in Dreams for Kids-DC and the Washington Nationals Baseball Clinic for Children with Disabilities

U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Dr. Alexa Posny will participate in the "Extreme Recess Baseball Clinic" sponsored by Dreams for Kids-DC and the Washington Nationals on Saturday, July 10 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. Dr.

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July 09, 2010

Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter to Deliver Remarks at 2010 Commencement of Excelsior College

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will deliver remarks to the 2010 graduates of Excelsior College on Friday, July 9, at 3:30 p.m. in Albany, N.Y. Kanter will recognize Exelsior’s innovative approach to educating adult learners and its unique responsiveness to student needs.

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July 07, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official Visits Chicago to Address Equity and Achievement Gap

Alberto Retana, U.S. Department of Education's director of community outreach, will visit local schools, meet with community organizations and lead two youth forums in Chicago, Wednesday-Friday, July 7-9.

July 07, 2010

Under Secretary Kanter to Participate in 2010 Campus Progress National Conference

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will participate in a Q and A session with some 1200 students attending the 2010 National Conference of Campus Progress, at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 7, in Washington, D.C.

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