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October 18, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary and Senior Advisor to Participate in Educational Testing Service Symposium "The Family: America's Smallest School"

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana and Senior Advisor for Early Learning Jacqueline Jones will deliver remarks on Monday, Oct. 18, at an Educational Testing Service (ETS) symposium entitled "The Family: America's Smallest School" in Washington, D.C.

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October 18, 2010

Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools to Hold National Meeting on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, and Violence Prevention in Colleges and Universities

Alcohol and drug abuse, and violence prevention in colleges and universities is the focus of a two-day national public meeting hosted by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools. The meeting, “Promoting Student Success: Effective Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention in Tough Times,” will take place Monday-Tuesday, Oct.

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October 15, 2010

Assistant Secretary of Education to Give Remarks at the Division of Early Childhood 26th Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and their Families

U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Alexa Posny will give remarks at the Division of Early Childhood (DEC) 26th Annual International Conference Friday, Oct. 15 in Kansas City, Mo. Dr.

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October 15, 2010

Assistant Secretary to Deliver Keynote Remarks at the Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators National Hispanic Education Summit

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will deliver keynote remarks at the Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators National Hispanic Education Summit Friday, Oct. 15 in Reston, Va. Dr.

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October 15, 2010

Senior Advisor for Early Learning to Deliver Keynote Remarks at the Gesell Institute Lead Conference

U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor for Early Learning Jacqueline Jones will deliver keynote remarks at the Gesell Institute of Human Development "Learn, Educate, Advocate, Do!" (LEAD) Conference on Friday, Oct. 15, at the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale. Dr.

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October 15, 2010

Assistant Deputy Secretary to Discuss Importance of a Safe, Supportive School Environment at Massachusetts School Psychology Association Conference

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will discuss the importance of creating a safe and supportive school environment, and the role of school psychologists in addressing bullying and harassment at the Massachusetts School Psychology Association’s (MSPA) fall conference in Framingham, Mass.

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October 15, 2010

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Boston, Meet with City Year Youth Leaders and Give Remarks at Phillips Brooks House Association’s 2010 Robert Coles ‘Call of Service’ Lecture

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Boston on Friday, Oct. 15. In the afternoon, Secretary Duncan will visit the City Year Headquarters where he will hold a conversation on the role of national service in education with 140 City Year Boston corps members.

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October 14, 2010

U.S. Education Official to Highlight Innovation in Columbus, Ohio

Assistant Secretary for the Office of Communication and Outreach at the U.S.

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October 14, 2010

Senior Officials to Participate in National Rural Education Association Conference

U.S. Department of Education officials, John White, deputy assistant secretary for rural outreach, Brad Jupp, senior program advisor for teacher quality initiatives and Kwasi Asare, associate director for the office of education technology, will attend the 102nd National Rural Education Convention and Research Symposium in Branson, Mo.

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October 14, 2010

Assistant Deputy Secretary to Discuss Importance of a Safe, Supportive School Environment at American School Health Association's Annual Conference

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will discuss the importance of creating a safe and supportive school environment at the American School Health Association’s annual conference in Kansas City, Mo. His keynote address will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 14.

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