U.S. Education Official to Join Vermont Congressional Delegation in Panel Discussing Education Reform
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will represent the U.S. Department of Education during a panel discussion with the Vermont congressional delegation regarding school reform on Thursday, Oct. 28 at the Vermont School Boards Association/Vermont Superintendents Association fall conference.
Russlynn Ali, assistant secretary for the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education, will address the Youth United for Change Award Ceremony to be held Thursday evening at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia.
U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Address Degree Completion at Center for American Progress Event
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will provide the opening remarks for a Center for American Progress event on Thursday, Oct. 28, at 9 a.m. The meeting, entitled “Completion by Degrees: Helping Mobile Learners Obtain Postsecondary Credentials,” will be held at 1333 H Street N.W. in Washington, D.C.
Assistant Secretary to Discuss Importance of School Readiness in Closing the Achievement Gap at 2010 School Readiness Conference in Burbank, California
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will deliver the keynote address at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, at the School Readiness Conference 2010: Ready for School, Ready for Life in Burbank, Calif.
Juan Sepúlveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, John S. Wilson, executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and Alberto Retana, the U.S. Department of Education’s director of community outreach, will address philanthropists at 2 p.m. CDT on Thursday, Oct.
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary to Discuss Postsecondary Success with Community Leaders
Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education, will discuss postsecondary student success at 12:45 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 28, at the national Communities Learning in Partnership (CLIP) meeting in Louisville, Ky. The event will take place at the Brown Hotel in the Bluegrass Room.
Sue Swenson, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Education Programs, will give remarks at the 29th anniversary dinner of the Metropolitan Center for Independent Living at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27, in Roseville, Minn. Swenson will discuss emerging issues for centers of independent living (CIL) and ways to ensure them remain relevant.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the morning keynote address at Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's education summit Wednesday at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond.
Dr. Alexa Posny, assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, will address the 26th Annual Evaluation Systems Group of Pearson Conference Wednesday in Rosemont, Ill. The Evaluation Systems Group of Pearson provides standards-based teacher certification testing programs.
Assistant Secretary of Vocational and Adult Education Dann-Messier to Speak at National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Fall Meeting
Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will moderate a panel discussion at the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Fall Meeting Wednesday, Oct. 27 in Linthicum, Md.