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April 25, 2014

Deputy Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Marco Davis to Deliver Remarks at the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color 8th Annual Gathering of Leaders

Marco Davis, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (Initiative, will deliver remarks at the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color 8th Annual Gathering of Leaders at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, April 25, at Jackson State University.

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April 25, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Duncan to Speak at Town Hall at Dunbar High School

Secretary Arne Duncan will join White House Director of Policy Cecilia Munoz, teachers and educators to discuss the importance of supporting high-quality teachers at Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School in Washington, D.C., on Friday, April 25.

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April 25, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Executive Director to Discuss Administration’s Commitment to Increasing Academic Success of Latino Students at Annual College Board Prepárate Conference in Atlanta

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Executive Director Alejandra Ceja will participate in a panel discussion at the eighth annual College Board Prepárate Conference in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, April 25.

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April 24, 2014

Deputy Director of White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Travel to Memphis to Discuss Important Role HBCUs Play in Advancing Educational Success of African American Males

Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will visit LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis on Thursday, April 24, to kick off SchoolSeed’s speaker series.

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April 24, 2014

Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Discuss Department’s Work and Administration’s Commitment to Education Reform and Preparing Students for 21st-Century Careers

Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle will participate in panel discussions on Thursday and Friday, April 24−25, at Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative’s 2014 Education Think Tank in Cambridge, Mass. The panels will focus on educational challenges in the 21st century and ensuring students have the necessary skills for 21st-century careers.

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April 24, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Encourage D.C. High School Students to Focus on STEM Studies as Part of USA Science & Engineering Festival Kickoff

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address students at McKinley Technology High School Thursday in Washington, D.C., encouraging them to study the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

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April 24, 2014

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon to Keynote National Federation of the Blind Disability Law Symposium

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon will deliver the keynote address at the National Federation of the Blind’s 2014 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium on Thursday, April 24, in Baltimore, Md.

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April 23, 2014

Leaders of White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to Speak at Launch of Report Series Examining State of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders

Kiran Ahuja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs), and Daphne Kwok, chair of the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs, will be among the featured speakers Wednesday in Washington, D.C., at the

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April 23, 2014

Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton to Speak at U.S. News STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference

Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will participate in a discussion at the U.S. News STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference on Wednesday April 23, 2014 in Washington DC. Shelton will discuss the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to prepare students for future careers in the field. Brian Kelly, editor and chief content officer, U.S.

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April 22, 2014

Obama Administration to Announce 2014 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools and District Sustainability Awards

Acting Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality Mike Boots will join U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Tuesday, April 22, in announcing via webcast the 2014 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools award honorees.

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