Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Senior Department Officials to Participate in Inaugural Gathering of the Funders Network-Campaign for Grade-Level Reading
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Assistant Secretary for the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education Thelma Melendez, Assistant Deputy Secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement Jim Shelton, and Senior Advisor for Early Learning Jacqueline Jones will participate in the inaugural gathering of the Funders Network – Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Feb.
Education Secretary Duncan and Labor Secretary Solis to Tour Training and Learning Center and Participate in Community College Summit
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis will participate in two events in Philadelphia on Monday, Feb. 28. Duncan and Solis will tour the 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund’s Learning Center, a joint labor-management partnership that provides job skills training in the health fields to over 2,000 adult students every year.
U.S. Secretary of Education to Give Remarks, Take Questions from Student Leaders at Education Department’s First-Ever National Youth Summit
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks followed by a question and answer session at Voices in Action: National Youth Summit, hosted by the U.S. Department of Education on Saturday, Feb. 26 at Howard University.
Education Under Secretary Joins Labor Assistant Secretary to Discuss Role of Research in Job Creation
Education Under Secretary Martha Kanter will join Department of Labor Assistant Secretary Jane Oates to discuss the role of programs and research in job creation and workforce development during the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Grants Resource Center proposal development workshop. The three-day forum will be held at the Sofitel Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Assistant Secretary to Keynote 2011 Curriculum and Instruction Leadership Symposium in Pacific Grove, California
Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana, assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), will deliver the keynote address at the 2011 Curriculum and Instruction Leadership Symposium at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, Calif.
Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will give the keynote address at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at the “Solutions to a Crisis: Supporting Students, Saving Lives” Conference in San Diego.
Education Assistant Secretary to be Panelist at 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will participate on a panel at The American Association of Colleges and Teacher Education’s (AACTE) annual meeting, at noon PST on Thursday, Feb. 24, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, Calif.
U.S. Education Department Senior Official to Give Remarks at National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention in San Francisco
Melody Musgrove, director of the U.S. Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), will give remarks at the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) annual convention on Thursday, Feb. 24 in San Francisco. Musgrove will outline some of the challenges special education is facing and what school psychologists can do to continue to fulfill critical roles in shaping improved results.
Assistant Deputy Secretary Kevin Jennings to Give Keynote at Texas Schools Social Workers Conference in Austin
Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will give the keynote address at the Texas School Social Workers’ 20th anniversary at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at the Doubletree Hotel in Austin.
Senior Administration Officials to Discuss President's Budget Request & Affect on Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities
WASHINGTON – Assistant to the President and Cabinet Secretary Chris Lu, White House National Economic Council Senior Advisor Ginger Lew and White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Director Kiran Ahuja will hold a conference call with reporters on Wednesday to discuss key priorities in President Obama’s 2012 federal budget and how they would affect AAPI communities.