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October 30, 2014

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Department of Education Staff Members to Share Their “Day in the Life of a Principal” Experiences from Principal Shadowing Week

In honor of National Principals Month, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and U.S. Department of Education staff spent time this week shadowing principals in schools across the country to learn more about the rewards and challenges school leaders face every day, as well as principals’ roles in ensuring high-quality education. On Thursday, Oct. 30 at 4 p.m.

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October 29, 2014

Senior U.S. Education Official Michael Yudin to Address 2014 National PBIS Leadership Forum in Rosemont, Illinois

Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, will address the 2014 National Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) Tags:   

October 28, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Discuss the Importance of School Leadership at the Tennessee Educational Leadership Conference (LEAD)

U.S. Secretary Arne Duncan will speak at the Tennessee Educational Leadership Conference (LEAD) on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Duncan will highlight the progress in Tennessee and the importance of strong school leadership in the transition to new standards and assessments to make sure all students are prepared for college and careers.

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October 28, 2014

Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton to Address Aspen Institute’s Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund Convening

Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton will give keynote remarks at the Aspen Institute’s convening of the inaugural grantees of its Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund at 9:15 a.m. MT on Tuesday, Oct. 28, in Aspen, Colorado.

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October 27, 2014

Office of Educational Technology Director Richard Culatta, Deputy Director Joseph South to Address SETDA Leadership Summit in Arlington, Virginia

Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology (OET), will be a panelist on "Data and Student Privacy" at the 2014 State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) Leadership Summit on Monday, Oct. 27 in Arlington, Virginia. He will discuss policy issues regarding broadband and device access for students.

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October 27, 2014

Under Secretary Ted Mitchell to Participate in Panel Discussion on Restoring Investment in Higher Education

Under Secretary Ted Mitchell will participate on a panel on the need to revitalize investment in higher education at a Center for American Progress event at 10 a.m. ET on Monday, Oct. 28, in Washington, D.C.

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October 27, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Visit Columbus, Ohio to Discuss Achievements in Rural Education

Secretary Duncan will travel to Columbus, Ohio on Monday to discuss achievements in rural education and the importance of high-quality education to prepare all students for a successful future. Secretary Duncan will host two roundtable discussions and speak at a forum at the Hilton Polaris Hotel in Columbus.

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October 25, 2014

Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton to Discuss Role of Technology in Education, Entrepreneurship During Platform Summit 2014 at Morehouse College

Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will discuss educational technology, innovation in education and entrepreneurship at the Platform Summit 2014 at Morehouse College in Atlanta on Saturday, Oct. 25, at The Ray Charles Performing Arts Center.

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October 24, 2014

Deputy Assistant Secretary Libby Doggett to Discuss the Role of Early Learning in the P-12 Education System at Education Leaders Symposium in Austin

U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning Libby Doggett will discuss the role of early learning within the P-12 education system at a symposium for Texas state, district and school administrators on Friday, Oct.

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October 23, 2014

Under Secretary Ted Mitchell to Give Opening Remarks at First Public Hearing on Extending the Pay As You Earn Repayment Plan to More Borrowers

Under Secretary Ted Mitchell will give opening remarks at the first of two public hearings being convened by the U.S.

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