Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Discuss Adult Learning Intiatives at National Center for Family Literacy Conference
Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for vocational and adult education, will discuss the initiatives the Department has undertaken to reform adult learning at the National Center for Family Literacy annual conference in Louisville, Ky.
Education, Agriculture Aecretaries to Discuss Need for College and Career Training at National 4-H Youth Conference
Education Secretary Arne Duncan will join Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack at the National 4-H Youth Conference in Chevy Chase, Md., to talk to student leaders from schools across the nation about the need to pursue college and career training. Duncan will deliver his remarks to approximately 300 students from rural, urban and suburban communities throughout the nation at 8:30 a.m.
U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White to Address Rural Education at Meeting of the Appalachian Higher education Network
U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will address the “brain drain” in rural America during a discussion sponsored by the Appalachian Higher Education Network on Monday, April 4 at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor Joins Political Leaders and National Experts to Discuss Investment in Early Learning at Pennsylvania Business Summit
U. S. Department of Education Senior Advisor for Early Learning Jacqueline Jones will join Sen. Robert P. Casey, Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley and state Sen. Pat Browne to discuss public investment in early learning at the Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission 4th Annual Economic Summit from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, April 4, in Harrisburg, Pa. Dr.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will give remarks at the Summit on Preventing Youth Violence, hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice, on Monday, April 4, at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Assistant Secretary Ochoa to Serve on Panel at Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting in San Diego
Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will serve on a panel entitled, “Financial Aid: Innovation for Affordability,” at the fourth annual Clinton Global Initiative University meeting at 2:30 p.m. PT, Saturday, April 2, at the University of California, San Diego.
White House Hispanic Initiative Executive Director to Discuss Impact of Budget on Hispanic-Serving Institutions
Juan Sepúlveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will participate on a panel at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and University’s (HACU) 16th Annual National Capitol Forum in Washington, D.C.
The Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials in Postsecondary Education (AIM Commission) will hold its second full-commission teleconference from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Friday with the public invited to listen.
Lynnae Ruttledge, commissioner of the U.S. Department of Education's Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), will deliver the keynote address to the American Association of People with Disabilities' Policy Forum on Rehabilitation and New Technologies Friday in Washington.
U.S. Education Official to Participate in Panel Discussion on Recruiting Teachers for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education
Michael Lach, special assistant for science, technology, engineering and math education to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, will participate in a breakfast panel discussion on “Creating a Talent Pool for Chicago and the Midwest: Driving Education in Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)” hosted by the Executives’ Club of Chicago from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.