U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education to Keynote Capitol Hill Briefing, “Helping the Poor and Maintaining the Middle Class”
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will kick off the first in a series of Capitol Hill briefings during Black History Month on Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the Rayburn House Office Building. The series, “Helping the Poor and Maintaining the Middle Class,” focuses on a comprehensive approach to addressing the needs of the interdependent family unit.
Secretary of Education to Address President’s Second-Term Agenda for Higher Education During Rural Community College Day
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will discuss President Barack Obama’s second-term agenda for higher education, specifically community colleges, when he addresses nearly 70 rural community college stakeholders, including 20 college presidents, on Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Washington, D.C.
Assistant Education Secretary Deb Delisle to Visit Frederick Douglass High School in Baltimore to Discuss School Turnaround and College and Career Readiness
U. S. Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle will visit Frederick Douglass High School at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, in Baltimore, Md. Delisle will visit students and meet with school administrators and teachers to learn about their turnaround efforts.
EDITOR’S NOTE: To update and clarify, Tuesday’s event will continue to be held. However, Secretary Duncan will be unable to attend. Tonight’s event has been canceled.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to the weather, Secretary Duncan’s trip to Boston has been canceled.
Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Moderate Panel at 42nd Annual National Association for Bilingual Education Conference
U.S. Under Secretary Martha Kanter will moderate a panel, “Preparing Students (and Teachers) for College and Career Readiness: College and Business Expectations in a Global Marketplace,” at the 42nd annual National Association of Bilingual Education (NABE) conference at 4:30 p.m. ET, on Friday, Feb. 8, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, will give opening remarks at the 2013 PEAK Parent Center Inclusive Education Conference on Friday, Feb., 8 in Denver.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will testify Thursday, Feb. 7, before the U.S.
Senior Education Official to Address Wisconsin Act State Organization’s 2013 Annual Conference in Middleton
Greg Darnieder, senior advisor on college access to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, will give remarks at the Wisconsin ACT State Organization’s annual conference at 2:00 p.m. CT, on Thursday, Feb.
Secretary Duncan to Participate in Digital Learning Day, Spotlighting Educational Technology at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will take part in the Alliance for Excellent Education's second Digital Learning Day, which celebrates teachers and spotlights successful instructional technology practices in classrooms across the country. Duncan will join Bob Wise, former governor of West Virginia, and Rep.