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U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Discuss Federal Initiatives in Education Innovation at Arizona State University

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Event Date 1: April 05, 2011 06:30 pm - 12:00 am

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for innovation and improvement at the U.S. Department of Education, will participate in Arizona State University's Education Innovation Summit on Tuesday, April 5, at the Royal Palms in Phoenix. During his remarks at the opening reception, Shelton will address how to educate in a rapidly changing world and how to use information and technology to produce meaningful change in education. Shelton also will praise the work that ASU, in partnership with private sector advisors, is doing to address these challenges through collaborative partnerships with entrepreneurs, educators, researchers and investors.

The summit will take place April 5-7. The opening reception is in Phoenix and remaining sessions will take place at SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center, in Scottsdale. Participants will include education innovation companies, investors and business leaders

Event 1
Who : Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for innovation and improvement, U.S. Department of Education
What : Participation in Arizona State University’s Education Summit
When : 6:30 p.m. MDT Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Where :

Royal Palms*
Estrella Room
5200 East Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, Ariz.

*Note: Only the opening reception is taking place in Phoenix. The actual summit will take place at ASU SkySong, 1475, N Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, Ariz.