Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will keynote the Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers national conference on Monday, March 14, in Kansas City, Mo. He will address the importance of creating safe, supportive school environments in an effort to increase student achievement.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller to Participate in Panel Discussion at the 11th National Tap Conference in Los Angeles
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will participate in a panel discussion at the 11th National TAP Conference: Changing the Landscape for Educator Support and Evaluation, hosted by The National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET), at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 12 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles.
Rehabilitation Services Administration Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge to Give Keynote Address at Virginia Transition Forum
Rehabilitation Services Administration Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge will give the keynote address at the Virginia Transition Forum on Monday, March 14 in Norfolk, Va. Ruttledge will discuss the Education Department’s vocational rehabilitation programs and services to help students transition from school to work settings, or to postsecondary education.
Department Senior Official to Discuss National Educational Technology Plan at Microcomputers in Education Conference
The U.S. Department of Education’s Director of Educational Technology Karen Cator will provide the opening keynote at the Microcomputers in Education Conference (MEC) Monday, March 14 in Tempe, Ariz. Cator will discuss “Transforming American Education: Learning Powered by Technology.
Education Department Senior Advisor to Highlight Administration's Proposals to Transform Teacher Preparation Programs
Education Department Senior Advisor Jo Anderson will deliver the keynote address at the general session of the National Association for Alternative Certification (NAAC) 21st annual conference on Friday, March 11, at 9:15 a.m. Anderson will deliver his remarks in the LaSalle Ballroom of the Doubletree Magnificent Mile in Chicago.
U.S. Secretary of Education Duncan to Join Army Chief of Staff Gen. Casey in Announcing 'Project Pass' in Radcliff, Ky.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. in announcing a new student character and leadership development program Friday at North Middle School in Radcliff, Ky.
Assistant Deputy Secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement Jim Shelton will speak on a panel entitled “Asleep in the Classroom? A Wake-up Call From the Future” at the 25th annual South by Southwest conference Friday, March 11 in Austin, Texas. The panel will address how technology helps keep students interested in school and infuse wonder and excitement back into learning.
Department Senior Official to Discuss National Education Technology Plan at Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education 22nd International Conference
The U.S. Department of Education’s Director of Educational Technology Karen Cator will conduct a discussion billed as “A Conversation with Karen Cator” around the topics in the National Education Technology Plan.
Education Secretary to Discuss White House Conference on Bullying Prevention During National Press Call
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will discuss the White House Conference on Bullying Prevention during a national press call at 12:30 p.m. EST on Thursday, March 10. President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, the U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan will testify before the House Appropriations Committee about the Department’s Fiscal Year 2012 request on Thursday, March 10, at 10 a.m. in Rayburn House Office Building room 2358-B. Duncan will appear before the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies.