Event Date 1: October 18, 2010 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Event Date 2: October 19, 2010
Key administration officials and education leaders will gather for a National Education Summit and Call to Action Monday in Washington, examining how to increase education access for Hispanic Americans, improve their lives and help the nation achieve the highest college attainment rate in the world by 2020.
More than 300 experts in fields ranging from early childhood learning to higher education are expected at the conference, to be held at the Organization of American States, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W.
The day-long forum will connect national Latino education and community leaders to senior Education Department and Obama administration officials. Participants will hear from organizers of community-wide education initiatives who are working in partnership with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.
Monday's summit precedes Tuesday's signing by President Obama of an executive order at the White House aimed at helping raise Hispanic academic achievement.
Details on both events, including the agenda, speakers and watch party locations, are posted at https://sites.google.com/site/nationaleducationsummit/. Monday's conference will be streamed online at http://livestream.com/OASLive, and Tuesday's signing ceremony will be shown at www.whitehouse.gov.
|What :||National Education Summit and Call to Action|
|When :||8 a.m.-5 p.m. EDT Monday, Oct. 18, 2010|
Organization of American States, 17th Street and Constitution Avenue,
|Who :||President Barack Obama|
|What :||President Obama's Executive Order Signing Ceremony|
|When :||1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010|
|Where :||East Room, The White House|