Event Date 1: February 20, 2014 03:30 pm - 05:30 pm
U.S. Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle will give remarks at the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Annual Conference on Feb. 20 in Washington, D.C. She will speak on the topic, "Federal Education Policy: Meeting the Needs of All Students." Her remarks will focus on the Department’s role in guiding policies and the implications of current federal legislation that affects education, including reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, also known as No Child Left Behind.
Delisle has testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies on the federal role in addressing children's mental health needs. She highlighted existing programs at the Department that provide support to schools and communities, and discussed the President’s initiatives outlined in Now is the Time.
Approximately 5,000 school psychologists, mental health experts, school officials and education leaders, and others are expected to attend the four-day conference, which began on Feb. 18 and will run through Feb. 21. This year's theme is "Creating Access: Collaborate. Advocate. Lead." and sessions focus on a range of
|Who :||Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education|
|What :||Speaker for an NASP session titled “Federal Education Policy: Meeting the Needs of All Students”|
|When :||3:30 p.m. ET, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014|
|Where :||Marriott Wardman Park Hotel|
2660 Woodley Rd., N.W.