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April 20, 2011

As Graduation Day Approaches, Secretaries Duncan and Sebelius Launch New Effort to Educate College Students about their Health Care Choices

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will host a conference call with national, regional and college media outlets to launch a new effort to inform graduating seniors about the new health insurance choices available to them thanks to the Affordable Care Act.

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April 20, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary to Visit New Jersey to Host TEACH Town Hall Meeting with Mayor Booker, Congressman Payne and Educators in Newark, Give Address at Princeton University on Importance of Education Reform

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit New Jersey on Wednesday, April 20. At 12:15 p.m. EDT, Duncan will join Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Congressman Donald Payne (D-N.J.), and a local teacher for a Town Hall on the U.S. Department of Education’s TEACH Campaign.

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April 19, 2011

U.S. Education Official to Address 27th Annual Washington State Indian Education Association Conference in Tulalip

Charles P. Rose, general counsel for the U.S. Department of Education, will deliver keynote remarks at the 27th annual conference of the Washington State Indian Education Association Tuesday in Tulalip, Wash.

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April 19, 2011

Education Secretary Duncan to Discuss Administration's Goals for Career and Technical Education During Leadership Meeting

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will outline the Department’s vision for career and technical education during the joint spring meeting of the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) and the Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE). Duncan will deliver his remarks at 8 a.m.

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April 18, 2011

Education Department Assistant Secretary to Deliver Remarks at the National Association of State Directors of Career and Technical Education Consortium

Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) Brenda Dann-Messier will give remarks on Monday, April 18, at 8 a.m. at the National Association of State Directors of Career and Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTECc) Spring Meeting, taking place at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC.

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April 16, 2011

Education Department Senior Official to Speak at National Afterschool Association Annual Convention

Michael Robbins, senior advisor for Nonprofit Partnerships, will address the National After School Association’s 23rd annual national convention at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 16, in Orlando, Fla.

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April 15, 2011

San Diego City College to Host U.S. Department of Education's Fourth Regional Community College Summit

San Diego City College will be the site of the U.S. Department of Education’s fourth regional community college summit, Serving Military Families and Veterans, on Friday, April 15. The all-day meeting will bring together 150 participants from 11 surrounding states to identify promising practices for improving college completion.

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April 15, 2011

U.S. Education Secretary to Address National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and Participate in Education Town Hall in Indianapolis

Education Secretary Arne Duncan will visit Indianapolis for two events on Friday, April 15. At 11 a.m. EDT, he will address the annual meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics at the Indianapolis Convention Center.

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April 15, 2011

Civil Rights Assistant Secretary to Address National Federation of the Blind's Disability Law Symposium

Russlynn Ali, assistant secretary for the Office for Civil Rights (OCR), will address the National Federation of the Blind's 2011 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium Friday in Baltimore, Md. Ali will discuss disability rights in education and the progress that has been made by OCR in addressing disability issues and equal access to education.

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April 14, 2011

Education Department Senior Official to Discuss Reform Efforts with Omaha Community Leaders

Alberto Retana, director of community outreach for the U.S. Department of Education, will hold roundtable discussions with local leaders in Omaha, Neb., on Thursday and Friday, April 14 and 15.

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