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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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April 14, 2011

Education Secretary Duncan to Address Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning Forum

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate on a panel at the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) Forum at 8:30 a.m. EDT on Thursday, April 14, in Washington, D. C. Panelists will discuss how social and emotional factors support student achievement. A question and answer session will follow the panel.

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April 14, 2011

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights to Kickoff Speaking Series at University of Maryland Law School

The U.S. Department of Education’s Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali will launch the Office for Civil Rights’ (OCR) first in a three-stop speaking series on Thursday, April 14, to commemorate civil rights milestones throughout the history of the United States' public education system.

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April 13, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana to Keynote Eastern Regional School Improvement Grant Conference in D.C.

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will address the 2011 Eastern Regional School Improvement Grant Capacity-Building Conference for School Improvement Grant (SIG) recipients on Wednesday, April 13, at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. DuPont Circle Hotel.

April 13, 2011

U.S. Secretary of Education to Highlight Local Collaboration on Education in Michigan City and Discuss the Impact of a High Quality Early Childhood Education in Chicago

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will highlight local collaboration to improve education in Michigan City, Ind. on Wednesday, April 13. During a visit to Lake Hills Elementary School, Duncan will stop by classrooms and speak to educators, students, parents, higher education leaders and community leaders about the role they have in renewing and improving schools.

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