Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will visit the 61st class of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA) in Ft. Bliss, Texas on Tuesday, Feb. 8 to talk about education issues for the children of military families. The academy’s students are enlisted military sergeants who are being prepared for the highest enlisted rank, Sergeant Major.
Lynnae Ruttledge, commissioner of the U.S. Department of Education's Rehabilitation Services Administration, will deliver the keynote address at the Randolph-Sheppard Vendors of America's 2011 Annual Sagebrush National Training Conference Tuesday in Las Vegas. More than 150 Randolph-Sheppard vendors and stakeholders are expected to attend.
Education Secretary Duncan to Speak at National School Boards Association (NSBA) Federal Relations Network Conference
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks at the National School Boards Association¹s (NSBA) Federal Relations Network Conference on Monday, Feb. 7, in Washington, D.C. Duncan will discuss the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and the role of school boards in leading school reform.
NEW JERSEY — Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will participate in an Anti-Bullying Forum in New Jersey beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7, at Montclair State University.
Michael Yudin, deputy assistant secretary for policy and strategic initiatives for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, will join Ohio State Superintendent of Education Deb Delisle in participating in a panel discussion on education improvement sponsored by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio.
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will deliver the keynote address at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, at the Virginia English as a Second Language (ESL) Supervisors Association annual conference in Richmond, Va.
U.S. Department of Education Official to Keynote Annual Conference For the Mississippi Council for Exceptional Children
Melody Musgrove, director of the U.S. Office of Special Education (OSEP), will give the keynote address at the annual Mississippi Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) conference on Thursday, Feb. 3 in Natchez, Miss. Musgrove will discuss OSEP's current activities and provide insight into the resources and support that OSEP and its grantees can provide to the field.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will underscore the need for major overhaul of career and technical education at the release of a report from the Pathways to Prosperity Project, which is based at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Duncan will address roughly 100 education leaders during his remarks at the release event today, Wednesday, Feb. 2, at 10:40 a.m.
U.S. Education Department Officials to Host Listening Session with Tribal College & University Presidents
White House Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities Director Maggie George will join U.S. Education Department officials in hosting a special Listening Session for Tribal Colleges and Universities from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, N.M.
Assistant Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton to Deliver Remarks at National Cradle to Career Network Conference
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton will deliver remarks at the National Cradle to Career Network Conference at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 1, in Washington, D.C. The theme of this year’s event, which launches the National Cradle to Career Network, is The New Normal.