Senior Department Official to Address National Association of Bilingual Education Conference in Dallas

Jane Glickman, (202) 401-1307,

Event Date 1: February 16, 2012 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Michael Yudin, the U.S. Education Department’s acting assistant secretary for elementary and secondary education, will give the keynote address at the annual conference of the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) at 2:00 p.m. CT on Thursday, Feb. 16 in Dallas, Texas.

Yudin will discuss the Department’s initiatives to support bilingual students and English language learners through a combination of targeted programs and comprehensive efforts to improve education for all students. Some 3,000 bilingual and English-as-a-second language teachers, administrators, paraprofessionals, university professors and researchers, students, advocates, policymakers, and parents are expected to attend NABE’s 41st annual conference.

Event 1
Who : Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education
U.S. Department of Education
What : Keynote Address at NABE’s 41st annual conference
When : 2:00 p.m. CT, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012
Where : Trinity Ballroom, Hilton Anatole Hotel
2201 North Stemmons Freewayl
Dallas, Tex.