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July 12, 2014

Education Under Secretary Ted Mitchell to Give Remarks at Western Governors University Commencement Ceremony

U.S. Under Secretary Ted Mitchell will give the keynote address at Western Governors University's (WGU) commencement ceremony at 10:30 a.m. MT on Saturday, July 12, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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July 13, 2014

Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne Studley to Serve as Panelist at Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s Summit for Leaders in Advancement

Deputy Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will serve on a panel titled, “The Challenges We Face … The Mission We Share” at 2 p.m. ET on Sunday, July 13, at the New York Marriott Marquis.

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July 10, 2014

Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Deliver Remarks at 2014 NAESP Best Practices for Better Schools National Conference

Deb Delisle, assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education, will deliver remarks at the opening general session of the 2014 National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) Best Practices for Better Schools conference on Thursday, July 10, in Nashville, Tennessee. After welcoming the group, Delisle will provide updates on the Department’s preschool-12 work.

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July 10, 2014

Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Discuss Equity Issues and Partnerships at National Academy Foundation’s NEXT Conference

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will give keynote remarks at the National Academy Foundation’s NEXT annual conference at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 10, in Washington, D.C. A Q-and-A session will follow his remarks.

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July 09, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Discuss Results of PISA International Assessment of Student Financial Literacy

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will discuss the results of an international assessment on student financial literacy Wednesday at a conference hosted by George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

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July 09, 2014

Executive Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans to Serve on Panel at National Action Network’s Policy and Legislative Conference

David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), will participate on a panel at the National Action Network’s (NAN) Education Policy Forum at 10:30 a.m.

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July 09, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education To Kick Off Let's Read! Let's Move! Summer Series with a Field Trip to the National Museum of the American Indian

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is kicking off the first 2014 Let's Read! Let's Move! event with a field trip in his neighborhood to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) on Wednesday, July 9 at 11:30 a.m.

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July 07, 2014

Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Host Roundtable Discussion on Teacher Equity

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will host a roundtable discussion with teachers and principals from around the country on Monday, July 7 to hear about their experiences and how to incorporate promising practices to support educators in high-need schools. The event will address the importance of providing all students access to great educators.

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July 02, 2014

Education Secretary Arne Duncan and New York Times’ David Leonhardt to Discuss Wide Range of Education Issues at Aspen Ideas Festival

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will participate in a Q-and-A with New York Times (NYT) editor David Leonhardt at 2:40 p.m. MT, Wednesday, July 2, at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado.

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