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April 24, 2014

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon to Keynote National Federation of the Blind Disability Law Symposium

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon will deliver the keynote address at the National Federation of the Blind’s 2014 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium on Thursday, April 24, in Baltimore, Md.

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April 23, 2014

Leaders of White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to Speak at Launch of Report Series Examining State of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders

Kiran Ahuja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs), and Daphne Kwok, chair of the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs, will be among the featured speakers Wednesday in Washington, D.C., at the

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April 23, 2014

Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton to Speak at U.S. News STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference

Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will participate in a discussion at the U.S. News STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference on Wednesday April 23, 2014 in Washington DC. Shelton will discuss the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to prepare students for future careers in the field. Brian Kelly, editor and chief content officer, U.S.

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April 22, 2014

Obama Administration to Announce 2014 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools and District Sustainability Awards

Acting Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Mike Boots will join U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Tuesday, April 22, in announcing via webcast the 2014 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award honorees.

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April 21, 2014

U.S. Educational Technology Director Richard Culatta to Participate in 2014 Education Innovation Summit

Richard Culatta, director of the U.S. Education Department’s Office of Educational Technology, will participate in the 2014 Education Innovation Summit hosted by Arizona State University (ASU) and Global Silicon Valley (GSV) Monday in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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April 22, 2014

Obama Administration to Announce 2014 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools and District Sustainability Awards

Acting Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Mike Boots will join U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Tuesday, April 22, in announcing via webcast the 2014 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award honorees.

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April 18, 2014

Ivory Toldson, Deputy Director of HBCU White House Initiative, to Lead Panel at National Council on Educating Black Children’s Annual Convention in New Orleans

Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will moderate a panel at the annual convention of the National Council on Educating Black Children at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April, 18, in New Orleans. A question and answer session will follow the panel discussion.

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April 17, 2014

Senior Advisor to the Secretary and Director of International Affairs to Keynote University of Massachusetts’s Distinguished International Lecture Series

Maureen McLaughlin, senior advisor to the Secretary and director of international affairs, will discuss the “U.S. Department of Education’s International Strategy: Succeeding Globally through Education and Engagement” on April 17 at the University of Massachusetts in Boston.

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April 14, 2014

Assistant Secretary Catherine E. Lhamon to Highlight the Importance of Civil Rights in Education During Two Panel Discussions at UCLA and the Mendez Learning Center

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon will visit Los Angeles on Monday, April 14, to participate in two panel discussions on the importance of civil rights in education. The first panel is at 11:30 a.m.

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April 14, 2014

Acting Under Secretary of Education Jamienne Studley to Speak in Orlando at the Association of Governing Boards’ National Conference on Trusteeship

National Conference on Trusteeship with AGB President Rick Legon at 8 a.m. on Monday, April 14, in Orlando, Fla. Studley will discuss the president’s proposal to develop a college rating system that informs students and encourages institutions to improve and innovate. She will also discuss other department initiatives relating to higher education.

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