Senior Education Department Official to Address Latino Education and Advocacy Days (LEAD) Summit in San Bernardino, Calif.


Contact:  
Jane Glickman, (202) 401-1307, jane.glickman@ed.gov



Event Date 1: March 28, 2012 09:15 am - 11:15 am
Event Date 2: March 29, 2012 09:30 am - 11:30 am

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education Eduardo Ochoa will participate in two forums at the 2012 Latino Education and Advocacy Days (LEAD) Summit taking place in San Bernardino, Calif. The summit, sponsored by California State University, San Bernardino, is bringing together educators, students, parents, civic leaders, policymakers, and community members committed to improving the education of Hispanics at all levels of education.

At 9:15 a.m. PT on Wednesday, March 28, Ochoa will give remarks outlining the Administration’s initiatives to advance education attainment and success for Latino students. Following his remarks, he will hold a question and answer session with students attending the session

At 9:30 a.m. PT on Thursday, March 29, Ochoa will deliver the keynote address at the Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) roundtable, a session for top-level administrators from 63 institutions in southern California that serve a high percentage of Hispanic students. Ochoa’s remarks will focus on the Department’s efforts and commitment to expand and enhance the academic quality of Hispanic-Serving Institutions.


Event 1
Who :

Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for Postsecondary Education

What :

Remarks at two events at the 2012 Latino Education and Advocacy Days (LEAD) Summit

When :

9:15 a.m. PT, Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Where :

Hilton San Bernardino
285 East Hospitality Lane
San Bernardino, Calif.

Event 2
Who :

Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for Postsecondary Education

What :

Roundtable session with on the academic quality of Hispanic-Serving Institutions

When :

9:30 a.m. PT, Thursday, March 29, 2012

Where :

San Bernardino Community College
Applied Technology and Training Center
114 South Del Rosa Drive
San Bernardino, Calif.

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