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October 21, 2010

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Deliver Opening Remarks at Annual Career Conference in Dallas

On Thursday, Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for Vocational and Adult Education, will deliver opening remarks at the National Career Pathways Network (NCPN) Annual Conference in Dallas, TX.

October 20, 2010

Education Department Assistant Secretary to Address Committee on Measures of Student Success at Inaugural Meeting

Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education, will deliver remarks at the inaugural meeting of the Committee on Measures of Student Success on Wednesday, Oct. 20, at 12:30 p.m. The event will take place at the U.S. Department of Education Eighth Floor Conference Center at 1990 K St. N.W. in Washington, D.C.

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October 20, 2010

Department Senior Official to Discuss National Educational Technology Plan At National School board Association’s Technology and Learning Conference

The U.S. Department of Education's Karen Cator will discuss the National Educational Technology Plan and how technology is shaping the future of education in America during the National School Board Association’s (NSBA) Technology and Learning Conference Wednesday, Oct. 20 in Phoenix, Ariz.

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October 19, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Visit Bay Area, Hold Youth Forum and Meet with AmeriCorps Volunteers

Alberto Retana, director of community outreach at the U.S. Department of Education, will visit Oakland, Ca. from Tuesday-Wednesday, Oct. 19-20. On Tuesday, Retana will hold a Youth Listening Tour Event with 70-80 youth, grades 6-12, from various Oakland-area youth groups.

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October 19, 2010

Education Secretary Duncan Will Announce Winner of 2010 Broad Prize, Address the Council on Foreign Relations in New York on Tuesday

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be in New York City on Tuesday, Oct. 19, for two events.

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October 18, 2010

Press Conference Call with Secretary Duncan 5:30 p.m. EDT Monday on Hispanic Academic Achievement

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold a press conference call with reporters at 5:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. PT Monday to preview the executive order that President Obama will sign Tuesday, aimed at helping raise academic achievement for Hispanic Americans.

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October 19, 2010

Senior Department Officials to Participate in National Association of State Directors of Special Education Conference

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny, Director of the Office of Special Education Programs Melody Musgrove and Director of Educational Technology Karen Cator will deliver remarks on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at a National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE) conference in Nashville, Tenn.

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October 18, 2010

Summit Monday to Examine Boosting Hispanic College Attainment, President to Sign Executive Order Tuesday

Key administration officials and education leaders will gather for a National Education Summit and Call to Action Monday in Washington, examining how to increase education access for Hispanic Americans, improve their lives and help the nation achieve the highest college attainment rate in the world by 2020.

October 18, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary to Visit Wisconsin's Gateway Technical College

Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will tour Wisconsin’s Gateway Technical College campus facilities and meet with the Gateway Board of Trustees and local education officials on Monday, Oct. 18.

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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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