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September 22, 2010

Assistant Secretary to Deliver Remarks at the Association of Educational Service Agencies' Educators' Call to Action Conference

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will deliver remarks at the Association of Educational Service Agencies' Educators' Call to Action Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 22, in Arlington, Va. Dr.

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September 22, 2010

Commissioner Rutledge to Deliver Keynote Address at 6th National Organizational Change Forum: Employment First! The Audacity of Change

U.S. Commissioner of Rehabilitation Services, Lynnae Rutledge, will deliver the keynote address at the 6th National Organizational Change Forum: Employment First! The Audacity of Change at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 22, at the Hilton Indianapolis Hotel.

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September 21, 2010

Higher Education Leaders Tell Congress It's Time to "Realize the Dream"

Washington, DC — On Tuesday, colleges, universities, education associations, and students groups will speak out to ask Congress to "Realize the DREAM" and pass the DREAM Act, legislation that would provide a path to citizenship for undocumented students who have been in the United States since childhood if they attend college or perform military service.

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September 22, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor and HHS Deputy Assistant Secretary to Participate in Richmond Community Conversation on Educational Alignment for Young Children

U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor for Early Learning Jacqueline Jones and Health and Human Services Deputy Assistant Secretary and Inter-Departmental Liaison Joan Lombardi will participate in a panel at a “community conversation” hosted by the National League of Cities (NLC) Institute For Youth, Education and Families; the city of Richmond and the Richmond Public Schools.

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September 22, 2010

Department Official to Give Keynote Remarks at Learning Leaders Open Meeting in New York

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will give keynote remarks at the Learning Leaders Open Meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 22 in New York City.

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September 21, 2010

Arne Duncan, Kathleen Sebelius, Shaun Donovan and Melody Barnes to Hold Press Conference for Major Announcement on Promise Neighborhoods

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan and the Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council Melody Barnes will hold a press conference at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept.

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September 21, 2010

Assistant Secretaries Martin and Ochoa to Serve as Panelists at "Getting to Graduation" Forum

Carmel Martin, U.S. Assistant Secretary for Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development, and Eduardo Ochoa, U.S. Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education, will each participate in a panel discussion on federal higher education policy at the Washington Monthly and Education Sector's "Getting to Graduation" event on Tuesday, Sept. 21, in Washington, D.C.

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September 21, 2010

Director of White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Address Wiley College Convocation

John S. Wilson, director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, will address the 138th President's Opening Convocation at Wiley College Tuesday in Marshall, Texas.

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September 21, 2010

Senior Official to Visit Boston Area, Promote President's 2020 College Completion Goal and Highlight Successful Models of Closing the Achievement Gap

Alberto Retana, U.S. Department of Education's director of community outreach, will visit the Boston area Sept. 21-22 as part of a national outreach to spotlight successful efforts to close the achievement gap and advance the President's national goal of leading the world in college completion by 2020.

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September 21, 2010

White House Initiative on Asian American and Pacific Islanders to Swear in President's Advisory Commission Members Tuesday

Washington — More than a dozen new members of the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders will be sworn in at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday.

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