Federal Education Officials to visit Minnesota as part of Annual Green Strides Best Practices Tour – 'Healthy Schools, High-Achieving Students'
U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Director Andrea Falken, Sue Swenson, deputy assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, and Joseph Walsh, deputy assistant secretary for state and local engagement, accompanied by state and local officials, will visit schools in Apple Valley, West St. Paul, and in the Prior Lake area in Minnesota Sept.
Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology (OET), will lead a workshop titled, "Students as Partners in Closing the Digital Divide," at Student Voice's annual Student Voice Live! Summit on Saturday, Sept. 20, at shootdigital studios in New York City.
Education Secretary and Senior Education Department Officials to Address Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) National Conference
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and other senior Education Department officials will give remarks and participate on panels at the National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week annual conference on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 22-23, in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Secretary of Education to Visit New York City to Announce 2014 Broad Prize and Kick Off American Graduate Day
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will present the 2014 Broad Prize for Urban Education on Monday, Sept. 22, at the Time Warner Center in New York City. There are two finalists chosen for this year's event: Gwinnett County Public Schools (Georgia) and Orange County Public Schools (Florida).
Executive Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans to Participate in Town Hall that Addresses How African-American Men are Portrayed in the Media
David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans, will participate in a town hall meeting addressing how African-American men are portrayed in the media. The town hall—“RECLAIM: Changing the Narrative of Black Men in the Media”—will take place on Friday, Sept.
Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne Studley to Keynote Opening of 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Exhibit
Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will deliver keynote remarks at the opening of the exhibit of art works by winners of the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, sponsored by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, on Friday, Sept. 19, at the U.S. Department of Education headquarters building in Washington, D.C.
White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Executive Director to Participate in Event on Empowering Hispanics for STEM Careers
The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Executive Director Alejandra Ceja will participate in a panel discussion on the need to increase access to STEM courses for Hispanic students on Thursday, Sept. 18, in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit the Boston area Thursday and Friday for events aimed at showcasing promising educational approaches and promoting excellence for all students.
Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton to Address Howard University Student Association Conference “Democracy in Action”
Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton will give remarks at the Howard University Student Association’s (HUSA) 2014 HBCU conference at 10:15 a.m. ET on Thursday, Sept. 18, in Washington, D.C.