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April 08, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education to Deliver Keynote at Save the Children Advocacy Summit

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver keynote remarks at the Save the Children Advocacy Summit on Tuesday, April 8 in Washington, D.C.

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April 05, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans Executive Director David Johns to Address Council of Urban Boards of Education

David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans, will address a meeting of the Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) as part of the National School Boards Association's annual conference Saturday in New Orleans.

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April 07, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education to Join Panel Discussion on Recruiting Diverse, Talented Teachers

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join students, teachers and other education professionals for a panel discussion on recruiting the next generation of teaching professionals at George Washington University on Monday, April 7. A question-and-answer session will follow.

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April 07, 2014

Civil Rights Assistant Secretary Catherine Lhamon to Participate in Longwood University Symposium

Catherine E. Lhamon, assistant secretary for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Education, will serve as a panelist in a discussion on Virginia’s civil rights and education history at a Longwood University Symposium marking the 50th anniversary of the Prince Edward Free Schools Movement on Monday, April 7 in Farmville, Va.

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April 06, 2014

Director of Educational Technology to Serve as Panelist at AERA Conference

Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology, will serve as a panelist at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association (AERA) on Sunday, April 6 in Philadelphia, Pa.

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April 04, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education to Give Remarks at the National Assistant Principals of the Year Gala

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks at the annual National Association of Secondary School Principals/Virco National Assistant Principals of the Year Gala at 7 p.m. Friday, April 4, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel in Arlington, Va. Duncan will discuss the vital role that strong assistant principal leadership plays in improving all schools.

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April 03, 2014

Deputy Director of White House Initiative on HBCUs Ivory Toldson to Participate at American Education Research Association’s Annual Conference

Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will participate in two events at the annual conference of the American Education Research Association (AERA) in Philadelphia on Thursday, April 3, 2013.

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April 04, 2014

Department of Education Celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month Featuring Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz with Performances and Democracy Lesson

In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, the Education Department’s Student Art Exhibit Program will host its second annual jazz program, featuring J.B. Dyas, vice president for education and curriculum development at the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, Newark’s Arts High School Jazz Combo and jazz recording artist Terell Stafford.

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April 01, 2014

Spring Public Meeting of President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to be Held at Miami Dade College

The Spring Public Meeting of the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics will be held Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. ET on the campus of Miami Dade College in Miami, Fla.

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