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U.S. Education Officials to Participate on Panels at WNET's 'Celebration of Teaching and Learning' Conference


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Event Date 1: March 18, 2011 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Event Date 2: March 19, 2011 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

The U.S. Department of Education's Chief of Staff Joanne Weiss and Senior Advisor for Early Learning Jacqueline Jones will participate on panels at WNET's "Celebration of Teaching and Learning Conference" Friday and Saturday in New York. The forum brings together leading education experts, activists, academics and thinkers to expose teachers to international and national trends in instruction and education policy. Details follow.


Event 1
Who : Chief of Staff Joanne Weiss, U.S. Department of Education
What : Participation on a panel entitled, "Teachers: Building the World’s Nations." Also scheduled to appear are Dennis Van Roekel, president of the National Education Association, and Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers.
When : 4 p.m. Friday, March 18, 2011
Where : Grand Ballroom, Third Floor, Hilton New York, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York
Event 2
Who : Senior Advisor for Early Learning Jacqueline Jones, U.S. Department of Education
What : Participation on a panel entitled, "Perspectives on the Early Learning Workforce." Panelists will discuss the challenges and opportunities in building a stronger early learning workforce from federal and state perspectives.
When : 11:15 a.m. Saturday, March 19, 2011
Where : Sutton Parlor South, second floor, Hilton New York, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York
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