John White, deputy assistant secretary for rural outreach at the U.S. Department of Education, will spotlight education's role in driving the economy as he participates Tuesday and Wednesday in the Appalachian Regional Commission's annual "Jobs & Food Systems Tour" of West Virginia.
U.S. Department of Education Senior Officials to Participate in Roundtable on Importance of Family and Community Engagement in Raising Academic Achievement
The Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships’ Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director; Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships; and Ken Bedell, senior policy advisor; will host a roundtable on the value of family and community partnerships in helping to propel school improvement on Tuesday, May 21, at Cafécollege i
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the commencement address to more than 900 graduates during Morgan State University's commencement ceremonies beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, in Hughes Memorial Stadium on campus. Duncan will highlight Morgan State's accomplishments and the ongoing role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the
Assistant Deputy Secretary Shelton to Discuss Social and Emotional Learning in Education Reform at Forum in Chicago
Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement Jim Shelton will attend the 2013 Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) Forum and join a panel discussion on a new report being released on Wednesday, May 15, at 9 a.m., at the Mid-America Club in Chicago.
U.S. Secretary of Education to Tour Streamwood High School in Streamwood, Illinois, Host Discussion on Labor-Management Collaboration
U.S. Rural Education Official to Visit Outdoor Classes at Southern Maryland's Hard Bargain Farm Environmental Center
John White, deputy assistant secretary for rural outreach at the U.S. Department of Education, will observe environmental and agriculture education programs at the Hard Bargain Farm Environmental Center as he accompanies students from rural southern Maryland to the center Monday in Accokeek, Md.
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will deliver the commencement address to an estimated 450 graduates during ceremonies at Kentucky State University in Frankfort, Ky. The 2013 commencement ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Frankfort Civic Center.
U.S. Secretary of Education to Discuss National Service and Education Reform at City Year’s 5th Annual in School & on Track Leadership Summit
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks at City Year's 5th Annual “In School & On Track” Leadership Summit at 7:15 p.m., on Monday May 13, at the Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C. Secretary Duncan will highlight the need to expand young people’s civic engagement and how national service can play a role in helping to strengthen the quality of public education.