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July 11, 2011

Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana to Join Congressman Maurice Hinchey for Visit to Pine Bush High School in New York

Assistant Secretary of the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will join Congressman Maurice Hinchey, D-N.Y., for a visit to Pine Bush High School at 11 a.m. Monday, July 11, to observe the school's innovative summer enrichment academies.

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July 09, 2011

Executive Director of White House Hispanic Initiative to Give Commencement Remarks at University of Notre Dame's Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE)

Juan Sepulveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will deliver the keynote address at the commencement exercises of the University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education at 3:00 p.m. EDT on Saturday, July 9, in Notre Dame, Ind.

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July 11, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in National Principals Leadership Institute and its Panasonic National School Change Awards Ceremony in New York City

Carl Harris, deputy assistant secretary of Elementary and Secondary Education, will participate in the National Principals Leadership Institute (NPLI) and its Panasonic National School Change Awards (PNSCA) ceremony at 10:15 a.m. Monday, July 11, in New York City.

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July 11, 2011

Deputy Director of White House Hispanic Initiative to Address Latino Education at American Federation of Teachers Conference

Jose Rico, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will highlight the issues behind Latino degree completion and discuss the Obama Administration’s strategies to increase Latino students’ access to a quality education during a mini-plenary session at the American Federation of Teachers’ (AFT) Together Educating America’s Children (TEACH) conference

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July 07, 2011

Department Leaders to Discuss Role of Faith-Based Partnerships in Education During Auxiliaries in Ministry Convention

Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller and Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will address more than 30,000 officials, bishops, community leaders and delegates at the International Auxiliaries In Ministry Convention (AIM), the annual summer convention of the multi-million member Church Of God In Christ, in Houston on Thursday, July 7

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July 06, 2011

Education Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Host White House Business Council Roundtable in New Hampshire

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will visit Manchester, N.H. on Wednesday, July 6 to host a roundtable meeting with area business leaders from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., EDT.

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July 06, 2011

U.S. Department of Education to Kick off Let’s Read! Let’s Move! Summer Series with Celebrity Guests

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan will take part in this year’s first of four Let’s Read! Let’s Move! summer enrichment events sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education on Wednesday, July 6 from 12 – 1:00 p.m.

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July 02, 2011

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali to Join other Obama Officials in New Orleans to Discuss Administration’s Plans to Help Strengthen, Uplift American Communities

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali will join several key Obama Administration officials in New Orleans tomorrow to discuss the concrete steps being taken across the Administration to create more jobs and position New Orleans and communities across the country to out-innovate, out-educate, and out build the rest of the world.

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July 03, 2011

Education Department’s Director of Faith-Based and Community Partnerships to Participate in 48th Annual Islamic Society of North America Convention

Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the Center for Faith-based and Community Partnerships at the U.S. Department of Education, will participate on a panel at the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) Convention in Rosemont, Ill., Sunday, July 3. The panel will take place at 2:15 p.m.

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July 02, 2011

Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter to Address 63rd Annual Convention of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will address the 63rd annual convention of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA on Saturday, July 2, at 4 p.m. in Harrisburg, Pa. Kanter will discuss the role of religious groups in encouraging civic engagement, academic achievement and lifelong learning.

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