U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary to Deliver Remarks at Clinton Global Initiative

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U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary to Deliver Remarks at Clinton Global Initiative

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning Jacqueline Jones will deliver remarks at the 2012 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), on Mon., Sept. 24 at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Tower in New York City. Jones will participate in a session focusing on how we can ensure more children benefit from early childhood education.

Established in 2005 by President Bill Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) convenes global leaders to create and implement innovative solutions to the world's most pressing challenges. This year marks the first time that CGI will organize its largest meeting around a single theme, "Designing for Impact," which will explore how leaders can extend design thinking, often tied to startups and market-based solutions, from the private realm to accelerate positive outcomes for individuals' lives, their environments, and their systems of government, commerce and consumption.

CGI Annual Meetings have brought together more than 150 heads of state, 20 Nobel Prize laureates, and hundreds of leading CEOs, heads of foundations and NGOs, major philanthropists, and members of the media. To date CGI members have made more than 2,100 commitments, which are already improving the lives of nearly 400 million people in more than 180 countries.

Who : Jacqueline Jones, deputy assistant secretary for policy and early learning, U. S. Department of Education
What : Remarks at the 2012 Clinton Global Initiative
When : 3:30-5 p.m. ET, Monday, Sept. 24, 2012
Where :

Sheraton Hotel and Tower
811 Seventh Ave.
New York City

ALL PRESS MUST BE CREDENTIALED BY THE CLINTON GLOBAL INITIATIVE. All media must apply for credentials and must be approved by CGI in order to attend. The deadline to apply is Friday, Sept. 21 at 5 p.m. EST. Journalists may apply for credentials on-site, but pre-registered media will be given priority. If applying on-site, you MUST bring a press ID as well. For questions about press registration, contact Dana Moncrief in CGI's Communications Department at dana.moncrief@clintonglobalinitiative.org .

Members of the press who have received email confirmation from CGI to attend the meeting are encouraged to pick up their credentials on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. EST at the press registration desk. Press must enter on 52nd Street between 6th and 7th Avenues. To pick up your credential, a valid government-issued ID is required.