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June 09, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Host Symposium in New York City: Postsecondary Access and Completion for All: Latinas/os in America's Future

Ted Mitchell, the Department's new Under Secretary of Education, will give keynote remarks at a symposium, Postsecondary Access and Completion for All: Latinas/os in America's Future, at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 10, in New York City. He will discuss the Administration's higher education agenda and its importance to the Hispanic community.

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June 03, 2014

Senior U.S. Education Official Michael Yudin to Address National Disability Rights Network’s Annual Conference

Acting Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin, who oversees the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, will address a general session of the National Disability Rights Network’s annual conference Tuesday in Baltimore.

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May 29, 2014

Deputy Director of White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Serve as Panelist in Discussion on Educational Success for Black Men and Boys in a Post Brown v. Board of Education Era

Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs),will join several panelists tomorrow in a discussion on policies and priorities that will help eliminate systemic barriers for educational success at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C.  “Educational Success for Black Men and Boys in a Post Brown v.

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May 27, 2014

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon to Keynote Symposium on Extending STEM Learning to Historically Underrepresented Groups

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon will give the keynote address at a symposium on providing underrepresented groups more access to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education on Tuesday, May 27, at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. Lhamon will discuss the U.S.

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May 24, 2014

Michael Yudin to Address Graduates at the 2014 Commencement Ceremony of RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Michael Yudin, acting U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), will speak to the graduating class of the Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf on Saturday at noon on May 24, 2014, in Rochester, New York.

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May 22, 2014

Director of Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships to Give Keynote Address at Community Engagement Meeting in Gary, Indiana

Brenda Girton-Mitchell , the U.S. Education Department's Director of the Center for Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will give the keynote address at a community engagement meeting at 5:30 p.m. CT on Thursday, May 22, in Gary, Indiana. She will be introduced by the mayor of Gary, Karen Freeman-Wilson.

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May 20, 2014

U.S. Education Officials to Participate in Panel Discussion on Enhancing Inclusive Services for Children with Disabilities

U.S. Department of Education officials will address enhancing inclusive services for students with disabilities in a panel discussion at the 14th National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute Tuesday in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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May 20, 2014

Senior Education Official to Deliver Remarks at National Asian American and Pacific Islander Prayer Breakfast

Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the U.S. Department of Education's Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will deliver remarks at the 2014 National Asian American and Pacific Islander Prayer Breakfast Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

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May 20, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary to Visit Nashville, Tennessee, to Host Town Hall on Race to the Top, Give Remarks at EWA National Conference and Participate in Teacher Preparation Roundtable

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Nashville, Tennessee, on Tuesday, May 20, for a series of events. First, he will visit Brick Church College Prep and hold a town hall with Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman, students, parents, educators and local leaders.

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May 17, 2014

Senior U.S. Education Official Jamienne Studley to Deliver College of Education Commencement Address at California State University, Dominguez Hills

Jamienne Studley, U.S. deputy under secretary of education, will deliver the commencement address at the College of Education graduation ceremonies Saturday at California State University, Dominguez Hills in Carson, California.

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