Juan Sepulveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans, will give keynote remarks at the commencement ceremony of St. Philip’s College on Friday, May 6, at 7:00 p.m. in San Antonio, Tex.
Senior Advisor to Secretary of Education to Give Keynote Remarks at Labor-Management Conference for Educators in Los Angeles
Senior Advisor Jo Anderson will discuss Federal support for advancing student achievement through labor-management collaboration at the “Labor-Management Collaboration: A Conference for Educators,” sponsored by the Teachers Union and Reform Network (TURN) on Thursday, May 5 in Los Angeles.
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will address the annual meeting of the National Association of System Heads (NASH) and the Education Trust joint initiative, “Access to Success,” at 12:45 p.m. EDT on Thursday, May 5, in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will continue to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week with an event at the Department of Education on Thursday, May 5, at 1 p.m. EDT. Duncan will host a town hall discussion with the National and State Teachers of the Year, as well as the Teacher Ambassador Fellows, at the Department of Education headquarters.
U.S. Education Secretary and Agriculture Secretary to Discuss Education and Economic Development at Education Commission of the States’ Rural Summit
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will participate in a panel discussion at the Education Commission of the States’ first national Summit on the Role of Education in Economic Development in Rural America, Wednesday, May 4 in Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials in Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities (AIM Commission) will meet Tuesday and Wednesday at Ohio State University in Columbus. A public hearing is set for Wednesday evening aimed at gathering experiences by students with disabilities on obtaining instructional materials in the postsecondary environment.
Senior Education Official to Serve on Panel at Hispanic Association of Corporate Responsibility Symposium
Juan Sepulveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Excellence in Education for Hispanic Americans, will participate on the panel “Building the Pipeline” during the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility’s annual symposium in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, May 3, at 9:15 a.m.
U.S. Education Secretary Duncan Honors Educators in Series of Events During Teacher Appreciation Week
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will participate in several events with classroom leaders to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week.
Assistant Education Secretary Dann-Messier to Promote Career and Technical Education Pathways during Visit to Washington State
Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for Vocational and Adult Education, will travel to Seattle, Wash., on Tuesday, May 3, to participate in several community and technical education events. At 9:15 a.m. PDT, Dann-Messier will address the National Conference on Integrated Basic Skills Pathways at the Westin Seattle.
U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Join Roundtable Discussion with Sen. Kay Hagan and Congressman David Price in North Carolina
Education Secretary Arne Duncan will join Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.) and Congressman David Price (D-N.C.) for a discussion focused on turning around low-performing schools during a visit to Durham, N.C., on Monday, May 2.