Department Official to Serve as Panelist on Education Reform at Tulane University’s Urban Innovation Conference
Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will participate in a panel discussion on innovation in education reform, during the Urban Innovation Conference Friday, Oct. 1 in New Orleans.
Assistant Secretary to Deliver Remarks at the 2010 National Center for Education Research and Technology
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will deliver remarks at the 2010 National Center for Education Research and Technology (NCERT) Conference on Friday, Oct. 1, in Marina del Rey, Calif.
Assistant Deputy Secretary Kevin Jennings to Discuss Bullying at YMCA of Greater New York Annual Legislative Breakfast
Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will discuss bullying and what parents and educators can do to stop it during his address to community leaders at the YMCA of Greater New York’s annual Legislative Breakfast.
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will join several national and international higher education representatives at the annual conference for the Association for Consortium Leadership (ACL) at 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1, at The Westin Alexandria in Alexandria, Va.
Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier will address the Health Literacy Summit hosted by the Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island Friday in Providence. Dann-Messier, who oversees the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will recognize a local program known as ESCUCHE, Evaluating the Spanish radio Community's Understanding of Clinical research and Health.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be interviewed by Michel Martin, NPR’s host of “Tell Me More” at the Second Annual Washington Ideas Forum at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 30, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Assistant Secretary of Elementary and Secondary Education Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will give welcoming remarks at WestEd’s school turnaround conference, entitled “Leading Successful School Turnarounds: Learning from Research and Practice.”
U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Visit Camden, New Jersey, for Parent and Community Engagement Day
Alberto Retana, U.S. Department of Education’s director of community outreach, will participate in the Camden Board of Education’s Parent and Community Engagement Day at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, at Catto Elementary School in Camden, N.J. Retana will discuss the importance of parental involvement and ways to get parents and entire families involved in schools.
Russlynn Ali, assistant secretary for the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Education, will participate in a panel discussion on Title IX athletics issues during the Beyond Sport Summit Thursday in Chicago.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the Committee for Education Funding's 2010 Gala Wednesday evening at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. Secretary Duncan will discuss the historic opportunity to save education jobs and support reform with the federal investment in education over the past two years.