Deputy Assistant Education Secretary Libby Doggett to Visit Child & Family Network Center to Discuss Importance of Early Learning
U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning Libby Doggett will visit the facilities of the Child and Family Network Center (CFNC) to tour a preschool and ESL classroom on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. During her visit she will meet with educators and local officials to discuss the importance of high quality early learning opportunities.
David Esquith, director of the Office of Safe and Healthy Students, will discuss bullying, school safety and ways to maintain a positive school climate, as outlined in President Obama’s Now is the Time plan, at the Delaware PTA Annual Convention on Saturday, Nov. 23, in Middletown, Del.
Senior Official to Participate in Symposium Focused on Ways to Prevent Bullying and Keep Schools Safe
David Esquith, director of the Office of Safe and Healthy Students, will serve on a panel at the Governor’s Prevention Partnership symposium on Friday, Nov. 22, in Orange, Conn.
Acting U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will visit Capitol Middle School Thursday in Baton Rouge, La., and "shadow" Principal Viola Jackson as part of the U.S. Department of Education's "ED Goes Back to School Principal Shadow Week."
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will make announcements about two education reform efforts at events in New York City on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. First, he will appear on the MSNBC morning television show Morning Joe to announce the private-sector launch of the TEACH campaign, formerly housed at the Department.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton to Host Open Forum at Louisiana State University on the Administration’s Efforts to Address College Value and Affordability
On Thursday, Nov. 21, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will host an open forum at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge to gather public input on the administration’s proposals to address college value and affordability.
U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Give Keynote Address at Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning
Hal Plotkin, senior policy advisor to the U.S. Under Secretary of Education, will deliver the keynote address at the Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on Wednesday, Nov. 20.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will honor 286 schools as the 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools at a recognition ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 12:30 p.m. EDT at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Department to Host VSA Student Art Exhibit and Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony With Performances in Celebration of International Education Week
Senior Advisor to the Secretary and Director of International Affairs Maureen McLaughlin and Director of the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) in the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Melody Musgrove will give keynote remarks at the opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of an art exhibit featuring students from around the world at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov.
This Friday, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to the University of Richmond where he will join Congressman Eric Cantor (VA-7) and a panel of local education leaders and students for a roundtable discussion on the importance of making the cost of college more transparent for students and families.