U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Brenda Dann-Messier to Speak at Literacy Day in Baltimore Conference
Event Date 1: June 23, 2010
Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will give the keynote address at Literacy Day in Baltimore on Wednesday, June 23 at Wheeler Auditorium. The conference, “Why Grandma Can’t Read? – Intergenerational Illiteracy in Baltimore,” is sponsored by Baltimore Reads. Inc., Enoch Pratt Free Library, and the Dyslexia Tutoring Program.
Dr. Messier will talk about the President’s support for adult and family literacy, and how major legislation like the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and the Workforce Investment Act supports the President’s goal of leading the world in college graduates by 2020.
|Who :||Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary, Office of Vocational and Adult Education|
|What :||Keynote presentation at Literacy Day in Baltimore Conference – “Why Grandma Can’t Read? – Intergenerational Illiteracy in Baltimore”|
|When :||9:35 a.m., Wednesday, June 23, 2010|
|Where :||Enoch Pratt Free Library|
400 Cathedral Street