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October 26, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in Roundtable at The Atlantic Philanthropies' Elev8 Superintendents Convening

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary Carl Harris will participate in a roundtable at the Atlantic Philanthropies’ Elev8 Superintendents Convening from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, at the Phoenix Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. Dr.

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October 26, 2010

Duncan, Barnes, Ali to Hold National Press Call on Bullying and Discriminatory Harassment

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold a national press conference call at 1:30 p.m. ET Tuesday, announcing guidance to schools on handling bullying and discriminatory harassment. Secretary Duncan will be joined on the call by White House Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes and Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.

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October 26, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Visit Colorado, Deliver Remarks at Far Northeast Community Committee Meeting and Hold Discussion after “Waiting for Superman” Spanish Screening

Alberto Retana, the U.S. Department of Education’s director of community outreach, will deliver remarks at the Far Northeast Community Committee (FNECC) meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at Rachel B. Noel Middle School in Denver.

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October 26, 2010

Education Department Assistant Deputy Secretary to Address U.S. Army National Education Conference

Jim Shelton, the assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will deliver remarks at the Third Annual U.S. Army Accessions Command 2010 National Education Conference on Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 1:30 p.m. CDT. The event will be held on Fort Leavenworth in Kansas.

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October 26, 2010

Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Speak at American Association for Adult and Continuing Education Annual Conference

Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will give keynote remarks at the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) Annual Conference Tuesday, Oct. 26 in Clearwater Beach, Fla.

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October 25, 2010

U. S. Department of Education Official to Deliver Keynote Remarks at the GEAR UP West Conference Monday

Greg Darnieder, U.S. Department of Education senior advisor to the Secretary on the College Access Initiative will deliver keynote remarks and participate in a policy summit at the GEAR UP West Conference on Monday, Oct. 25, at the Hilton Convention Center in Vancouver, Wash.

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October 25, 2010

Assistant Deputy Secretary to Discuss Importance of Creating Safe, Supportive School Environments at Association of Pupil Services Administration’s Annual Conference in Baltimore

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will address the importance of creating a safe and supportive school environment at the National Association of Pupil Services Administration conference at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, in Baltimore.

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October 25, 2010

Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Co-Host TEACH Town Hall with A&E Network at Temple University

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Philadelphia on Monday, Oct. 25. In the morning, Duncan will discuss the Education Department's TEACH campaign during a panel discussion at Temple University. In the afternoon, he will join Gov. Edward G. Rendell for a public discussion on education progress in Pennsylvania at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.

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October 22, 2010

Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny to Present Remarks at Special Education Conference in Bethesda

On Friday, Alexa Posny, assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, will present remarks at the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) in Bethesda, Md. Posny will discuss the Education Department's vision and programs for children with autism.

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October 22, 2010

Director of White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Speak at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte

John S. Wilson, executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, will address the Smith Institute for Applied Research Symposium Friday at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte. His topic: "Discovering HBCUs: A Perspective on the Research Scene at Historically Black Colleges and Universities."

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