John White, deputy assistant secretary for rural outreach at the U.S. Department of Education, will discuss the unique role that rural community colleges can play in preparing students for college and careers during remarks Wednesday in Portland. White will address a workshop of the 2010 Rural Community College Alliance Conference meeting at the Red Lion Hotel on the River-Jantzen Beach.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Florida where he will spotlight a promising charter school program Wednesday in Jacksonville and participate in a forum to recognize the progressive labor agreement at the Hillsborough County Public Schools Thursday in Tampa.
Assistant Secretary to Deliver Keynote Remarks at the Ohio Association of Administrators of State and Federal Education Programs Fall Conference
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will deliver keynote remarks at the Ohio Association of Administrators of State and Federal Education Programs Fall Conference in Columbus, Ohio on Wednesday, Oct. 13.
U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Visit Washington State, Hold Community and Youth Forums
Washington Alberto Retana, U.S. Department of Education's director of community outreach, will travel to Tacoma, Burien, Federal Way and Seattle on Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. 12-13, for Community Outreach Forums and Youth Listening Sessions.
U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary Carl Harris, along with Special Advisor Crystal Martinez, will visit the Northern Mariana Islands Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 12-14, 2010. They will meet with education leaders, students, parents and teachers.
U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor to Discuss Teacher Preparation at Teacher Education Council of State Colleges and Universities Conference
Brad Jupp, senior program advisor for teacher quality initiatives at the U.S. Department of Education, will discuss the Department's policy on teacher preparation at the Teacher Education Council of State Colleges and Universities Conference at 2:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, in Indianapolis, Ind.
Deputy Assistant Secretary Frank Chong to Give Keynote Address at the National Council for Continuing Education and Training’s Annual Conference
Frank Chong, deputy assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will give keynote remarks at the National Council for Continuing Education and Training's annual conference Monday, Oct. 11 in Miami, Fla. Chong will provide an overview of the President's national goal of leading the world in college completion by 2020.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Rep. Earl Pomeroy to Visit New Salem-Almont High School in North Dakota to Discuss Rural Education
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Rep. Earl Pomeroy will visit New Salem-Almont High School in New Salem, N.D., on Tuesday, Oct. 12. Following the classroom visits, Duncan and Pomeroy will hold a North Dakota Education Roundtable discussion and media availability. They will discuss the challenges and opportunities for rural schools.
Director of White House Hispanic Education Initiative to Deliver Keynote at Kansas State University's Encuentro Celebration
Juan Sepúlveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans, will give the keynote address during the Kansas State University Encuentro Celebration at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12. The event will be held at the K-State Alumni Center in Manhattan, Kan.
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will address community-based college advisers at the annual conference for National College Access Network (NCAN) on Tuesday, Oct. 12 at 1 p.m. The event will be held at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C.