UW-Madison Grad, Current U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Alexa Posny to Participate in Rededication Ceremonies
Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny, who received a master's and doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will participate in rededication ceremonies for the university's Education Building Monday in Madison. She will also be honored with the School of Education's Distinguished Alumni Award.
Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Give Keynote Remarks at the National Conference on Effective Transitions in Adult Education
Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will give keynote remarks at the 4th Annual National Conference on Effective Transitions in Adult Education Monday, Nov. 15 in Warwick, R.I. At noon, Dann-Messier will talk about the Administration's adult basic education and literacy efforts, and at 4:30 p.m.
Assistant Secretary of Education Thelma Melendez to Honor National Blue Ribbon Schools on First Day of Award Ceremony Activities
U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Thelma Melendez will give the keynote address on the first of two days of activities honoring the nation's 314 Blue Ribbon Schools for 2010 on Monday, Nov. 15 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education Eduardo Ochoa will moderate a panel at the 123rd annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities on Sunday, Nov. 14, at 10:30 a.m. CT, in Dallas, Tex.
Jose Rico, deputy director for the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will be among the senior officials discussing access to education during the Office of Migrant Education 2010 Annual Conference. The event, which will run Nov. 15-17, will take place at the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center Hotel.
U.S. Department of Education, FDIC and NCUA Announce Partnership to Promote Sound Money Management and Savings Programs Among Youth
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Chairman Sheila C. Bair and National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Chairman Debbie Matz will visit T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Va., at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 15, to announce a partnership agreement to promote financial education and access, and asset building among students and families.
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will visit three high schools in Miami, Fla., on Friday, Nov. 12, to meet with students and school leaders. Each high school received a School Improvement Grant (SIG) and is undergoing school turnaround.
Lynnae Ruttledge, commissioner of the U.S. Department of Education's Rehabilitation Services Administration, will address the Texas RehabACTion Network-sponsored Annual Employer Symposium entitled, "Opening Doors, Creating Opportunities," Friday at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi.
Executive Director of White House Initiative on HBCUs to Address Hampton University's Executive Leadership Summit
John Wilson, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs, will address college presidents, chancellors, deans and other higher education executives participating in Hampton University’s 10th annual Executive Leadership Summit on Thursday, Nov. 11, at 1:50 p.m.