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April 28, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Address 2014 Building a GradNation Summit

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the 2014 Building a GradNation Summit sponsored by the America's Promise Alliance Monday in Washington, D.C.  Acting Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin will also participate in a panel discussion at the event.

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April 28, 2014

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Give Opening Remarks at Mountain Plains Adult Education Association Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for career, technical, and adult education, will discuss the administration's priorities around workforce development, education and training during opening remarks at the Mountain Plains Adult Education Association Conference on Monday, April 28, in Santa Fe, N.M.

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April 28, 2014

Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley to Address Fordham University Conference on the Value of Liberal Arts Education

Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will discuss the role a liberal arts education plays in the Administration's key higher education policy initiatives at a Fordham University conference at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 28, in New York City.

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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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