U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Philadelphia on Monday, Oct. 25. In the morning, Duncan will discuss the Education Department's TEACH campaign during a panel discussion at Temple University. In the afternoon, he will join Gov. Edward G. Rendell for a public discussion on education progress in Pennsylvania at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.
On Friday, Alexa Posny, assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, will present remarks at the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) in Bethesda, Md. Posny will discuss the Education Department's vision and programs for children with autism.
Director of White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Speak at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte
John S. Wilson, executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, will address the Smith Institute for Applied Research Symposium Friday at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte. His topic: "Discovering HBCUs: A Perspective on the Research Scene at Historically Black Colleges and Universities."
RSA Commissioner Ruttledge to Give Keynote Address at the Iowa Rehabilitation Association's Annual Training Conference
Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge will present the keynote address at the Iowa Rehabilitation Association's Annual Training Conference Friday, Oct. 22 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Speak at Arkansas Association of Continuing and Adult Education State Conference
Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will give keynote remarks at the Arkansas Association of Continuing and Adult Education State conference Friday, Oct. 22 in Little Rock, Ark.
U.S. Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Thelma Melendez will give opening remarks at the Smithsonian Teachers' Night 2010 at 7:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 22 at the National Museum of American History.
Assistant Deputy Secretary to Discuss Importance of Creating Safe, Supportive School Environments at Colorado Safe School Regional Training Program
Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will discuss the importance of creating a safe and supportive school environment at the Colorado Safe School Regional Training program. His keynote address will take place at 8:45 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the National FFA Organization convention Thursday afternoon in Indianapolis. More than 14,000 are expected for the event at Conseco Fieldhouse, located at 125 S. Pennsylvania St.
Department Official to Discuss STEM Education and Initiatives to Spur Education Innovation at Project Lead The Way’s National Innovation Summit
Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will provide keynote remarks at Project Lead The Way’s National Innovation Summit Thursday, Oct. 21 in Washington, D.C. Shelton will talk about the Department’s programs and initiatives that support educational innovations aimed at enriching the learning experience in both schools and communities.
Dr. Alexa Posny, assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, will visit the Maryland School for the Deaf (MSD) Thursday in Frederick.