Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Give Keynote Remarks at Association for Career and Technical Education National Policy Seminar
Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will keynote the closing session of the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) National Policy Seminar on Wednesday, March 6, in Arlington, Va. Dann-Messier will focus on the joint commitment and work of the U.S.
Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will give a keynote presentation on Thursday, March 7, and Richard Culatta, acting director of the Office of Education Technology and Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships, will deliver remarks on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 5-6, respectively, at the annual South by Southwestedu (SXSWedu)
Education Secretary Duncan Joins Leaders from Districts Heavily Impacted by Sequestration to Highlight Consequences of Cuts
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join leaders from districts across the country on Monday to discuss the impact of sequestration and the consequences for schools and students.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to sequestration-related events, Secretary Duncan is unable to travel to Boston on Monday, and the student town hall with Mayor Menino and press availability detailed below have been canceled.
Under Secretary Kanter to Address Higher Education Leaders about the 2020 College Completion Goal at American Council on Education's 95th Annual Meeting
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will be the luncheon speaker and moderator of the session, "Prioritizing Completion: A Report from the Commission on Higher Education Attainment," at the American Council on Education's (ACE) annual meeting on Monday, March 4, at 1:15 p.m.
U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Discuss Importance of Education Reform and College Completion at Black History Month Scholarship/Book Award Annual Dinner
Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the U.S. Department of Education's Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will keynote the Black History Month Scholarship/Book Award annual dinner on Sunday, March 3, in Indianapolis, Ind.
U.S. Education Secretary Duncan and Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius to Visit Rolling Terrace Elementary in Takoma Park to Highlight Early Learning
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius at 10 a.m. ET on Friday, March 1 for a visit to Rolling Terrace Elementary School in Takoma Park, Md. Secretaries Duncan and Sebelius will visit preschool and Head Start classrooms, talk with children and teachers and visit the Student Health Clinic.
Senior Department Official to Visit Selma and Participate in the 48th Anniversary of "Bloody Sunday"
Senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships Michael Robbins will deliver remarks at the Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee Education Summit in Selma, Ala., on Friday, March 1. Robbins will discuss the Administration’s education reform efforts and the role of community and family partnerships in transforming schools.
U.S. Education Secretary to Address National Association of Secondary School Principals in National Harbor, Md
Secretary Duncan will keynote the National Association of Secondary School Principals’ (NASSP) annual conference on Thursday, Feb. 28, in National Harbor, Md. He will discuss the need to support and strengthen school leadership, and the urgency of ensuring that all students graduate from high school ready for both college and careers.