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September 16, 2013

Educational Technology Director to Address Digital Conference in Florence, Ala.

Richard Culatta, director of the U.S. Education Department's Office of Educational Technology, will discuss America's ongoing digital conversion in schools in remarks to a conference Monday in Florence, Ala.

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September 16, 2013

Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Visit Alliance Early Learning Center

Deb Delisle, U.S. assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education, will travel to Alliance, Ohio, on Monday, Sept. 16, to highlight the school’s work around early childhood education in the district.

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September 13, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary will Conclude "Strong Start, Bright Future" Back-to-School Bus Tour with Visit to a Promise Neighborhood School in Chula Vista, California

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and senior staff at the Department of Education will wrap up the 2013 back-to-school bus tour—“Strong Start, Bright Future”—with a visit to a Promise Neighborhood school in Chula Vista, Calif., on Friday, Sept. 13.

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September 13, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary Libby Doggett to Host Town Hall on Early Learning Education and Role of Head Start

Libby Doggett, deputy assistant secretary for policy and early learning at the U.S. Department of Education, will host a town hall on early learning education and the role of high-quality Head Start programs on Friday, Sept. 13, in Phoenix, Ariz.

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September 16, 2013

U.S. Department of Education to Visit Schools in California, Oregon and Washington as Part of 'Education Built to Last' Facilities Best Practices Tour

ED-Green Ribbon Schools Director Andrea Falken and other senior Department officials will visit 16 green ribbon award-winning schools in California, Oregon and Washington, Sept. 16-20 on the next leg of the 'Education Built To Last' Facilities Best Practices Tour to see and discuss ways that school facilities can enhance the conditions of learning.

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September 13, 2013

Department's Director of Student Achievement and School Accountability to Speak on Arts Education at 2013 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Exhibit Opening

Monique Chism, director of student achievement and school accountability, will deliver keynote remarks at the opening of the exhibit of art works by winners of the 2013 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, sponsored by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, on Friday, Sept. 13 at the U.S. Department of Education headquarters building in Washington, D.C.

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September 12, 2013

Secretary Duncan to Visit Schools in Arizona as Part of "Strong Start, Bright Future" Back-To-School Bus Tour

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Phoenix, Scottsdale and Yuma on Thursday, Sept.

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September 12, 2013

Senior Department Officials to Lead Discussion on how Community and Family Partnerships can Advance Digital Learning as part of "Strong Start, Bright Future" Back-to-School Bus Tour

Michael Robbins, senior advisor for Nonprofit Partnerships and Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology, will lead a discussion on how community and family partnerships can advance digital learning, and participants will share their experiences and promising practices on Thursday, Sept. 12 at High Tech High in San Diego.

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September 12, 2013

Secretary Duncan to Visit Schools in Arizona As Part of "Strong Start, Bright Future" Back-to-School Bus Tour

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Phoenix, Scottsdale and Yuma on Thursday, Sept.

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September 06, 2013

White House Initiative “Back-to-School” Texas Tour Makes Final Stop in El Paso

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) will close their Back-to-School Texas Tour – calling on leaders to work with one another to increase Hispanic education attainment levels -- on Friday, September 6, with a stop in El Paso, where they will visit the University of Texas at El Paso, a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) focused school.

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