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March 13, 2014

Senior Department Officials to Address California Statewide 2014 Professional Development Summit in Sacramento

David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans, and Deb Delisle, assistant secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education, will give remarks on equity and closing the achievement gap from a national perspective at the California Statewide 2014 Professional Development Summit at 12:15 p.m.

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March 10, 2014

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Give Keynote Remarks at Rhode Island Senate Economic Summit

Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for vocational and adult education, will give keynote remarks at the annual Rhode Island Senate Economic Summit on Monday, March 10, at the Community College of Rhode Island in Providence. She will discuss the administration's priorities around workforce development, education and traini

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March 10, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Visit University of Maryland, Baltimore County to Discuss the University's Leadership in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and David J. Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans, will visit University of Maryland at Baltimore County (UMBC) to meet with school leaders and students to highlight how the school has become a leader in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

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March 10, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education to Give Remarks at National League of Cities’ 2014 Congressional City Conference in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give brief remarks during the opening general session of the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Congressional City Conference on Monday, March 10, in Washington, D.C. His remarks will focus on strengthening partnerships among federal and local governments, schools, families and other organizations.

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March 07, 2014

U.S. Secretaries Duncan and Sebelius to Visit Child & Family Network Centers to Discuss President’s Budget Proposal for Early Learning

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius will visit a Child & Family Network Centers’ (CFNC) site in Alexandria, Va., at 9:10 a.m. on Friday, March 7.

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March 05, 2014

Director of Educational Technology to Participate in Panel Discussions at Annual South-by-Southwest Conference in Austin

Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology, will participate in three sessions at the annual South-by-Southwest (SXSWedu) Conference in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday-Thursday, March 5-6 at the Hilton Austin Downtown Hotel in Austin.

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February 28, 2014

Assistant Education Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Discuss Adult Literacy and Basic Skills at the Literacy Engagement Event in Cleveland

Brenda Dann-Messier, U.S. assistant secretary for the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education, will be the featured speaker at The Literacy Engagement Event on Friday, Feb. 28 in Cleveland.

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February 27, 2014

Department of Education's Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships and White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Participate in Community Conversations in Salt Lake City

The Rev. Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the Education Department's Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, along with the center’s senior advisor Ken Bedell and Robert Gomez, an official with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will participate in a series of community conversations Thursday in Salt Lake City.

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February 27, 2014

Office of Education Technology Director Richard Culatta to Participate on New America Foundation’s Panel: Connected Communities in an Age of Digital Learning

Richard Culatta, director of the U.S. Education Department’s office of education technology, will be a panelist at New America Foundation’s forum: Connected Communities in an Age of Digital Learning, at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 27, in Washington, D.C.

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