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June 24, 2010

U.S. Education Official to Address Skills USA Conference

Glenn Cummings, deputy assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will deliver the keynote address at the SkillsUSA Youth Development Foundation Awards and Recognition Luncheon for the 46th Annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference on Thursday in Kansas City.

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June 24, 2010

In Detroit Thursday: U.S. Education Official to Discuss School Reform from Civil Rights Perspective

Russlynn Ali, assistant secretary for the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education, will participate in a panel discussion Thursday in Detroit, entitled, “Education as a Civil and Human Right: Public Policy and Michigan Schools.” Educators, legislators and community leaders have been invited to the event sponsored by the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan.

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June 24, 2010

U.S. Education Department Civil Rights Official to Address California Association of Administrators of State and Federal Education Programs' Spring Professional Development Institute

Ricardo Soto, with the U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights, will address an opening session of the California Association of Administrators of State and Federal Education Programs’ (CAASFEP) professional development institute Thursday, June 24 in Monterey, Calif. Soto will talk about English language learners and civil rights.

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June 23, 2010

Senior Education Department Officials Martha Kanter and Kiran Ahuja to Give Remarks at the First Annual 2010 Asian & Pacific Islander Scholarship Fund (APIASF) Higher Education Summit

Under Secretary Martha Kanter and Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, Kiran Ahuja will each give remarks at the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) Higher Education Summit: Access and Success: A Discussion on Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Higher Education on Wednesday, June 23.

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June 23, 2010

U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Brenda Dann-Messier to Speak at Literacy Day in Baltimore Conference

Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will give the keynote address at Literacy Day in Baltimore on Wednesday, June 23 at Wheeler Auditorium. The conference, “Why Grandma Can’t Read? – Intergenerational Illiteracy in Baltimore,” is sponsored by Baltimore Reads. Inc., Enoch Pratt Free Library, and the Dyslexia Tutoring Program.

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June 23, 2010

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education to Deliver Keynote Remarks at 2010 Congressional Award Gold Medal Ceremony

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will deliver the keynote address at the 2010 Congressional Award Gold Medal Ceremony, which will honor approximately 250 young Americans for their voluntary public service on Wednesday, June 23 in the Cannon House Caucus Room in Washington, D.C.

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June 22, 2010

Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Speak at Jobs Panel in New York

Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will participate in a panel discussion Tuesday in New York, focusing on workforce development programs that help immigrants and refugees acquire English and the skills they need to support themselves and their families.

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June 22, 2010

Senior Education Department Officials to Discuss ESEA and Idea Legislation at Meeting on Using Data to help Implement Education Policy and Drive Reform

U.S. Assistant Secretaries of Education Dr. Alexa Posny and Carmel Martin will make a joint presentation on using data to help make informed decisions about education policy and reform at the 2010 IDEA Data Managers and EDFacts Coordinators conference meeting on Tuesday, June 22 in Washington, D.C.

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June 22, 2010

U.S. Education Official to Address Ohio Board of Regents' Conference on Teacher Quality

Brad Jupp, senior program advisor for teacher quality initiatives at the U.S. Department of Education, will address the Ohio Board of Regents Conference on Teacher Quality on Tuesday, June 22 in Columbus, Ohio.

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June 22, 2010

Assistant Deputy Secretary to Address Bureau of Indian Education's Summer Institute

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools (OSDFS), will address the Bureau of Indian Education’s Summer Institute at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 22, in St. Louis.

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