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July 10, 2010

Senior Department Officials to Participate in Town Hall Meeting and Workshop at National Council of La Raza's Annual Conference in San Antonio

U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Thelma Melendez and Juan Sepulveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans, will be panelists at events at the annual conference of the National Council of La Raza in San Antonio, Texas.

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July 10, 2010

Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans to Participate in Community Forum on Education and Health Care

Juan Sepulveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans, will discuss the Department’s education initiatives at a community forum on education and health care reform Saturday, July 10 in San Antonio, Texas. The forum is being sponsored by the Antioch Community Transformation Network.

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July 10, 2010

Department Assistant Secretary of Education to Participate in Dreams for Kids-DC and the Washington Nationals Baseball Clinic for Children with Disabilities

U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Dr. Alexa Posny will participate in the "Extreme Recess Baseball Clinic" sponsored by Dreams for Kids-DC and the Washington Nationals on Saturday, July 10 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. Dr.

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July 09, 2010

Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter to Deliver Remarks at 2010 Commencement of Excelsior College

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will deliver remarks to the 2010 graduates of Excelsior College on Friday, July 9, at 3:30 p.m. in Albany, N.Y. Kanter will recognize Exelsior’s innovative approach to educating adult learners and its unique responsiveness to student needs.

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July 07, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official Visits Chicago to Address Equity and Achievement Gap

Alberto Retana, U.S. Department of Education's director of community outreach, will visit local schools, meet with community organizations and lead two youth forums in Chicago, Wednesday-Friday, July 7-9.

July 07, 2010

Under Secretary Kanter to Participate in 2010 Campus Progress National Conference

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will participate in a Q and A session with some 1200 students attending the 2010 National Conference of Campus Progress, at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 7, in Washington, D.C.

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July 07, 2010

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray Lahood to Join Education Secretary Arne Duncan for "Let's Read. Let's Move." Summer Enrichment Series

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be joined by Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood and local D.C students for the Department of Education's "Let's Read. Let's Move." summer enrichment series on Wednesday, July 7, from noon-1:30 p.m. at the U.S. Department of Education's Lyndon Baines Johnson headquarters outdoor plaza in Washington, D.C.

July 06, 2010

Assistant Deputy Secretary to Keynote Center for Social and Emotional Education's Annual Summer Institute

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools (OSDFS), will keynote the Center for Social and Emotional Education's annual Summer Institute at 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 6, at Fordham University in New York City.

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July 06, 2010

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Discuss Workforce Development and Adult Education Policies in Capital Workforce Partners Roundtable Discussions

Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will visit Capital Workforce Partners in Hartford, Conn. Tuesday, July 6. During her visit, Dr.

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July 01, 2010

Secretary Duncan to Address National Charter Schools Conference

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the 10th Annual National Charter Schools Conference Thursday in Chicago, via teleconference. More than 4,000 are expected for the convention, sponsored by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.

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