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Senior Department Officials to Address National Baptist Convention USA - National Congress of Christian Educators


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Event Date 1: June 18, 2013 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Two senior U.S. Department of Education officials will address the full assembly at the National Baptist Convention USA – National Congress of Christian Educators at 2:00 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, June 18, in St. Louis, Mo.

Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, and David Johns, executive director of the newly-formed White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans, will discuss the Obama Administration’s agenda and initiatives to provide a great education for all Americans, including Ladders of Opportunity; the Preschool for All proposal; increasing literacy, high school graduation and college attainment; supporting success for boys and men of color; and family, community and faith-based engagement.


Event 1
Who : Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships
David Johns, executive director, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans
What : Remarks at National Baptist Convention USA - National Congress of Christian Educators
When : 2:00 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Where : America’s Center
701 Convention Plaza
St. Louis, Mo.
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