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February 28, 2014

Assistant Education Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Discuss Adult Literacy and Basic Skills at the Literacy Engagement Event in Cleveland

Brenda Dann-Messier, U.S. assistant secretary for the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, will be the featured speaker at The Literacy Engagement Event on Friday, Feb. 28 in Cleveland.

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February 27, 2014

Department of Education's Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships and White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Participate in Community Conversations in Salt Lake City

The Rev. Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the Education Department's Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, along with the center’s senior advisor Ken Bedell and Robert Gomez, an official with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will participate in a series of community conversations Thursday in Salt Lake City.

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February 27, 2014

Office of Education Technology Director Richard Culatta to Participate on New America Foundation’s Panel: Connected Communities in an Age of Digital Learning

Richard Culatta, director of the U.S. Education Department’s office of education technology, will be a panelist at New America Foundation’s forum: Connected Communities in an Age of Digital Learning, at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27, in Washington, D.C.

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February 26, 2014

Director of Educational Technology to Participate in Online Discussion about Digital Learning

Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology (OET), will participate in an online discussion about digital learning tomorrow at 1 p.m. He will discuss open resources and personalized learning as part of an online session focusing on ways K-12 youth can access and use Smithsonian resources.

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February 26, 2014

Deputy Director of White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Participate in Event that Focuses on Academic Success of African American Males

Deputy Director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Ivory Toldson will attend an event—“HBCUs 2020: Plotting the Path through HBCUs for African American Males”—on Wednesday, Feb. 26, in Charlotte, N.C.

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February 26, 2014

Secretary Arne Duncan to visit Wheatley Education Campus for Discovery Education’s “Future@Now: Roadmap to the Digital Transition

Secretary Duncan will visit Wheatley Education Campus in Washington, D.C. tomorrow for Discovery Education’s “Future@Now: Roadmap to the Digital Transition” event—a livestreamed visit to a digital classroom—as part of the White House’s “Of the People” webinar series.

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February 25, 2014

Senior Department Officials to Address President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities in Huntsville, Ala.

Several senior U.S. Education Department officials will participate in the meeting of the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities on Tuesday, Feb. 25, in Huntsville, Ala.

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February 23, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Address Education and Workforce Committee at NGA's Winter Meeting

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in the Education and Workforce Committee session, "Supporting Governors' Innovation in Early Childhood Education," at the National Governors Association's (NGA) Winter Meeting on Sunday, Feb.

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February 24, 2014

Secretary Arne Duncan to Address Common Sense Media's School Privacy Zone Summit

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address Common Sense Media's School Privacy Zone Summit Monday in Washington. The summit will bring together more than 100 key stakeholders for a national conversation about respecting and safeguarding student privacy while leveraging technology to improve learning opportunities.

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February 24, 2014

Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley to Give Opening Remarks at Second Negotiated Rulemaking Session on Violence Against Women Act

Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will deliver opening remarks at the second of three negotiated rulemaking sessions being convened by the U.S. Department of Education to focus on implementing the parts of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), signed by President Obama last March, that amend the Clery Act.

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