U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks at the Department’s first-ever Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) youth summit at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 7, at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C. The two-day summit, “Creating and Maintaining Safe and Supportive Environments for LGBT Youth,” will take place Monday-Tuesday, June 6-7.
U.S. Department of Education Officials to Participate in Connecting Communities for the Common Good Conference
Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the U.S.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will highlight reform efforts in Tennessee during a Race to the Top forum with Governor Bill Haslam, Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman, and Knox County Supt. Jim McIntyre. The event will be held at West High School in Knoxville, Tenn., at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 6.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will speak to more than 200 young national leaders at 1 p.m. on Friday, June 3, at the Young Elected Officials (YEO) Network’s sixth annual conference at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Senior Education Department Official to Give Remarks at Center for American Progress’ Seminar on Transfer and Articulation in Higher Education
Frank Chong, deputy assistant secretary for community colleges, will give the opening remarks at the Center for American Progress’ seminar: Articulation and Transfer: College Strategies for the Success of 21st Century Students,” at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 2, in Washington, D.C.
Director of White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to Address Conference on Racial Health Disparities
Kiran Ahuja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, will address a forum Thursday in Carson, Calif., examining health disparities among racial and ethnic groups.
Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali will deliver the commencement address at the afternoon session of Baruch College's 46th Commencement Ceremony Wednesday in New York. The ceremony will begin at 3 p.m. EDT at the Jacob Javits Center's North Complex, 655 W. 34th St.
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will address leaders from postsecondary institutions across the nation at the 24th annual National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE) at 1:20 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1. The University of Oklahoma is hosting this year's conference at the Moscone South Convention Center in San Francisco, Calif.
U.S. Education Under Secretary Kanter to Participate in NISOD's International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence in Austin
U.S. Education Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will participate in the 33rd annual International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) on Sunday, May 29, in Austin, Tex.
U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Keynote 21st Annual Leadership Conference for Minority Administrators and the 10th Annual Southern Regional Minority Leadership Conference
Carl Harris, deputy assistant secretary for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), will keynote the 21st Annual Leadership Conference for Minority Administrators and the 10th Annual Southern Regional Minority Leadership Conference on Tuesday, May 31 in Biloxi, Miss.