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October 22, 2010

Education Assistant Secretary to Address Smithsonian Teachers' Night

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Thelma Melendez will give opening remarks at the Smithsonian Teachers' Night 2010 at 7:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 22 at the National Museum of American History.

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October 21, 2010

Assistant Deputy Secretary to Discuss Importance of Creating Safe, Supportive School Environments at Colorado Safe School Regional Training Program

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will discuss the importance of creating a safe and supportive school environment at the Colorado Safe School Regional Training program. His keynote address will take place at 8:45 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21.

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October 21, 2010

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Address National FFA Convention Thursday in Indianapolis

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the National FFA Organization convention Thursday afternoon in Indianapolis. More than 14,000 are expected for the event at Conseco Fieldhouse, located at 125 S. Pennsylvania St.

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October 21, 2010

Department Official to Discuss STEM Education and Initiatives to Spur Education Innovation at Project Lead The Way’s National Innovation Summit

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will provide keynote remarks at Project Lead The Way’s National Innovation Summit Thursday, Oct. 21 in Washington, D.C. Shelton will talk about the Department’s programs and initiatives that support educational innovations aimed at enriching the learning experience in both schools and communities.

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October 21, 2010

Assistant Secretary Posny to Visit Maryland School for the Deaf in Frederick

Dr. Alexa Posny, assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, will visit the Maryland School for the Deaf (MSD) Thursday in Frederick.

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October 20, 2010

Senior Education Official Greg Darnieder to Deliver Keynote Speech at Phi Delta Kappa Dinner Meeting in Fairfax

On Wednesday, Greg Darnieder, senior advisor to the Secretary on the College Access Initiative, will deliver the keynote speech at the Northern Virginia Chapter 1144 Phi Delta Kappa dinner meeting at the Country Club of Fairfax, Va. Phi Delta Kappa focuses on leadership, service and research in education.

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October 21, 2010

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Deliver Opening Remarks at Annual Career Conference in Dallas

On Thursday, Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for Vocational and Adult Education, will deliver opening remarks at the National Career Pathways Network (NCPN) Annual Conference in Dallas, TX.

October 20, 2010

Education Department Assistant Secretary to Address Committee on Measures of Student Success at Inaugural Meeting

Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education, will deliver remarks at the inaugural meeting of the Committee on Measures of Student Success on Wednesday, Oct. 20, at 12:30 p.m. The event will take place at the U.S. Department of Education Eighth Floor Conference Center at 1990 K St. N.W. in Washington, D.C.

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October 20, 2010

Department Senior Official to Discuss National Educational Technology Plan At National School board Association’s Technology and Learning Conference

The U.S. Department of Education's Karen Cator will discuss the National Educational Technology Plan and how technology is shaping the future of education in America during the National School Board Association’s (NSBA) Technology and Learning Conference Wednesday, Oct. 20 in Phoenix, Ariz.

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October 19, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Visit Bay Area, Hold Youth Forum and Meet with AmeriCorps Volunteers

Alberto Retana, director of community outreach at the U.S. Department of Education, will visit Oakland, Ca. from Tuesday-Wednesday, Oct. 19-20. On Tuesday, Retana will hold a Youth Listening Tour Event with 70-80 youth, grades 6-12, from various Oakland-area youth groups.

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