Secretary Duncan to Deliver Keynote Speech, Participate in Panel Discussion for Role of Service in Remaking American Education Forum
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the keynote speech and participate in a panel discussion for The Role of Service in Remaking American Education forum on Wednesday, June 30 in New York City. The forum will address how service partnerships between community-based organizations and schools can foster education reform and achieve greater results for children.
U.S. Education Department Officials to Hold Tribal Consultation in Window Rock, Arizona; will Gather Feedback on Education Matters Affecting American Indians
Charlie Rose, U.S. Department of Education’s general counsel, and Kevin Jennings, Department assistant deputy secretary, will consult with tribal officials Wednesday to gather feedback on education matters affecting American Indians.
Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII), will give remarks the National Charter Schools Conference in Chicago Wednesday, June 30.
Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights to Hold Conference Call on the Use of Electronic Book Readers in College Courses
U.S. Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali will hold a media conference call at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 29, to discuss the use of electronic book readers in higher education and their impact on students with disabilities.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and his wife Karen will launch the Department's Let's Read. Let's Move. summer enrichment series on Tuesday, June 29 from 12 – 1:30 p.m. at the U.S. Department of Education's Lyndon Baines Johnson headquarters building's outdoor plaza in Washington, D.C..
Department Senior Official to Give Keynote Address at Conference on Preventing Bullying and Building Culture of Respect Among Students
Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will share the Department's plans for helping create safe school learning environments at the New England Center for School Climate & Learning's seminar "How Schools are Preventing Bullying, Building Respect & Engaging All Students" on Tuesday, June 29 in Meredith,
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Address Institute of Education Sciences Annual Research Conference
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks at the Institute of Education Science's (IES) fifth annual research conference June 29 in National Harbor, Md. IES is the research, evaluation and statistics arm of the Department.
U.S. Department of Education Officials to Participate in Panel for National Association of College and University Attorneys
Assistant Secretary Russlynn Ali, Assistant Secretary Carmel Martin and General Counsel Charles Rose will be participating in a panel for the National Association of College and University Attorneys discussing the current legal and policy issues related to higher education in the Department of Education, including legislative and regulatory issues and initiatives.
Jo Anderson, senior advisor to Secretary Duncan, will deliver the keynote address at the First Annual District Awards for Teacher Excellence Summer Institute in San Antonio this Monday. Anderson plans to discuss strategic, performance-based competition for teachers in a speech to school officials representing various districts in the state.
Secretary Duncan to Visit Bay Area: Meet with Educators, Congresswoman; Deliver Commencement Addresses
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit California’s Bay Area Friday, meeting with educators and U.S. Rep. Lynn Woolsey in the afternoon, then stressing the value of a college education during two commencement addresses Friday evening and Saturday morning.