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October 07, 2010

Assistant Secretary to Keynote National Indian Education Association Convention in San Diego

SAN DIEGO—U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will deliver a keynote address at the annual National Indian Education Association (NIEA) Convention on Thursday, Oct. 7, at the San Diego Town & Country Resort and Convention Center.

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October 07, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor to Participate in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record Event

U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor for Early Learning Jacqueline Jones will deliver remarks about the importance of early learning and read with local preschool children at Jumpstart’s Read for the Record event to be held at the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, D.C., on the morning of Oct. 7.

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October 06, 2010

Assistant Deputy Secretary to Discuss Importance of Computer Science in Education at National Press Club

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for innovation and improvement at the U.S. Department of Education, will give remarks at “System Failure: Why is K-12 Computer Science Education Fading as the Digital Economy Grows?” at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, at the National Press Club.

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October 05, 2010

Education Technology Director to Give Keynote Address at Forum on “Unleashing Technology to Personalize Learning”

Karen Cator, director of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Technology, will give the keynote address at Education Week’s Leadership forum on “Unleashing Technology to Personalize Learning” on Tuesday Oct. 5 in Washington, D.C. The meeting is the first of two Leadership Forums sponsored by Education Week.

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October 05, 2010

Director of White House Hispanic Education Initiative to Address 2010 Hispanic Scholarship Fund Education Summit

Juan Sepúlveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans, will deliver the VIP pre-summit luncheon keynote address during the 2010 Hispanic Scholarship Fund Education Summit Tuesday in New York. Sepúlveda will highlight the Obama administration's strategies to increase Latino students' access to a quality education.

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October 03, 2010

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education Ochoa to Speak at the Renaissance Group Conference on Teacher Preparation

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education Eduardo Ochoa will address The Renaissance Group (TRG) during its fall conference at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 3. His remarks will highlight the importance of teacher preparation programs and technology to institutions of higher education.

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October 04, 2010

Education Secretary Duncan to Participate in Press Conference Call with College Journalists for MTV and College Coard's "Get Schooled College Affordability Challenge"

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in a press conference call with young people about college affordability and the critical importance of higher education and attaining a degree at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 4.

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October 02, 2010

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Keynote American Bar Association Conference in Chicago

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the keynote address at the American Bar Association Section of Litigation's Fall Leadership Meeting at noon Saturday in Chicago. Secretary Duncan will discuss the role that lawyers can play in advancing educational equity, bolstering civics education, and improving educational performance.

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October 01, 2010

Director of White House Hispanic Education Initiative to Address Arizona State University's Young Latino Male Symposium

Juan Sepulveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans, will deliver the keynote address at Arizona State University's Young Latino Male Symposium at noon MDT Friday, Oct. 1 in Phoenix.

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October 01, 2010

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.

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