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September 21, 2010

Director of White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Address Wiley College Convocation

John S. Wilson, director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, will address the 138th President's Opening Convocation at Wiley College Tuesday in Marshall, Texas.

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September 21, 2010

Senior Official to Visit Boston Area, Promote President's 2020 College Completion Goal and Highlight Successful Models of Closing the Achievement Gap

Alberto Retana, U.S. Department of Education's director of community outreach, will visit the Boston area Sept. 21-22 as part of a national outreach to spotlight successful efforts to close the achievement gap and advance the President's national goal of leading the world in college completion by 2020.

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September 21, 2010

White House Initiative on Asian American and Pacific Islanders to Swear in President's Advisory Commission Members Tuesday

Washington — More than a dozen new members of the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders will be sworn in at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday.

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September 20, 2010

Assistant Secretary Ochoa To Participate in Panel on New Report on Immigrant Workers

U.S. Assistant Secretary Eduardo Ochoa will participate in a panel discussion on the Migration Policy Institute’s new report: “Still an Hourglass: Immigrant Workers in Middle Skills Jobs,” at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 20, in Washington, D.C.

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September 20, 2010

U.S. Education Department Convenes Summit to Explore Transition to Sustainable, Green Economy

The U.S. Department of Education will host the "Sustainability Education Summit: Citizenship and Pathways for a Green Economy" Monday and Tuesday in Washington, D.C. More than 300 experts will come together to begin developing an action plan for a broad national approach to economic sustainability, centering on higher education and the education system in general.

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September 18, 2010

Assistant Secretary Ochoa to Address Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities Annual Conference in San Diego

Eduardo Ochoa, U.S. assistant secretary of postsecondary education, will deliver a keynote address at the 24th annual conference of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18, in San Diego, Calif.

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September 20, 2010

Rehabilitation Services Commissioner to Participate in Panel Discussions on Disability Employment

Lynnae Ruttledge, commissioner of the U.S. Department of Education's Rehabilitation Services Administration, will participate in panel discussions examining disability employment issues as part of the 2010 U.S. Business Leadership Network Annual Conference and Expo Monday in Chicago.

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September 20, 2010

Department of Education Opens Exhibit of Art Works from Maryland High School Students

The U.S. Department of Education will host the opening of Maryland High School Artists: A Juried Exhibition, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the Department’s Auditorium on Monday, Sept. 20 at 400 Maryland Ave. SW, Washington, D.C.

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September 17, 2010

U.S. Education Department's Carl Harris to Participate in Panel Discussion on Education, Innovation

Carl Harris, deputy assistant secretary for policy and state technical assistance at the U.S. Education Department, will participate in a panel discussion on education and innovation as part of the 2010 Marshall Forum on Transatlantic Affairs Friday at Hillside New Tech High School in Durham, N.C.

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