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April 30, 2014

Assistant Education Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Discuss Career and Technical Education Pathways During National Conference on Integrated Basic Education and Skills in Bellevue, Wash.

Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education, will moderate a panel with local community college students at the National Conference on Integrated Basic Skills Pathways on Wednesday, April 30, in Bellevue, Wash.

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April 30, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Testify on Education Budget Request before Senate Appropriations Subcommittee

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will testify on the administration's fiscal year 2015 budget request for education before the Senate Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

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April 28, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Address 2014 Building a GradNation Summit

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the 2014 Building a GradNation Summit sponsored by the America's Promise Alliance Monday in Washington, D.C.  Acting Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin will also participate in a panel discussion at the event.

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April 28, 2014

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Give Opening Remarks at Mountain Plains Adult Education Association Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for career, technical, and adult education, will discuss the administration's priorities around workforce development, education and training during opening remarks at the Mountain Plains Adult Education Association Conference on Monday, April 28, in Santa Fe, N.M.

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April 28, 2014

Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley to Address Fordham University Conference on the Value of Liberal Arts Education

Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will discuss the role a liberal arts education plays in the Administration's key higher education policy initiatives at a Fordham University conference at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 28, in New York City.

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April 25, 2014

Deputy Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Marco Davis to Deliver Remarks at the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color 8th Annual Gathering of Leaders

Marco Davis, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (Initiative, will deliver remarks at the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color 8th Annual Gathering of Leaders at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, April 25, at Jackson State University.

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April 25, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Duncan to Speak at Town Hall at Dunbar High School

Secretary Arne Duncan will join White House Director of Policy Cecilia Munoz, teachers and educators to discuss the importance of supporting high-quality teachers at Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School in Washington, D.C., on Friday, April 25.

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April 25, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Executive Director to Discuss Administration’s Commitment to Increasing Academic Success of Latino Students at Annual College Board Prepárate Conference in Atlanta

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Executive Director Alejandra Ceja will participate in a panel discussion at the eighth annual College Board Prepárate Conference in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, April 25.

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April 24, 2014

Deputy Director of White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Travel to Memphis to Discuss Important Role HBCUs Play in Advancing Educational Success of African American Males

Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will visit LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis on Thursday, April 24, to kick off SchoolSeed’s speaker series.

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