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February 23, 2011

Senior Administration Officials to Discuss President's Budget Request & Affect on Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities

WASHINGTON – Assistant to the President and Cabinet Secretary Chris Lu, White House National Economic Council Senior Advisor Ginger Lew and White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Director Kiran Ahuja will hold a conference call with reporters on Wednesday to discuss key priorities in President Obama’s 2012 federal budget and how they would affect AAPI communities.

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February 23, 2011

Education Department Official to Give Opening Remarks at Hillsborough Community College's" Black Brown and College Bound" Conference in Tampa

José Rico, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, will give remarks at the opening plenary session of Hillsborough Community College’s “Black Brown and College Bound” conference at 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 23, in Tampa, Fla.

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February 23, 2011

Under Secretary of Education to Discuss Higher Education Opportunities at Hobart High School Event

Education Under Secretary Martha Kanter will deliver the keynote address during the “One Region One Vision: Educating Our Way to a Better Economy” summit hosted by the Center of Workforce Innovations on Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 5:15 p.m. CST. The event is being held at Hobart High School in Hobart, Ind.

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February 19, 2011

Assistant Secretary Posny to Address Special Education Symposium in Springfield, Ill.

Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny, whose Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) administers the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), will deliver the keynote address at the third annual Disability to Possibility symposium Saturday in Springfield, Ill. Posny will discuss her vision for the future of special education and her goals for OSERS.

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February 18, 2011

Education Secretary Duncan to Participate in Roundtable on TEACH Initiative; Play in NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be in Los Angeles on Friday, Feb. 18, to participate in a roundtable discussion on ways to accomplish the goals of the national teacher recruitment campaign, known as TEACH, take part in a media availability following the roundtable, and play in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.

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February 16, 2011

Assistant Secretary Posny to Address Education Research and Development Institute in Denver

Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny will address the Education Research and Development Institute Wednesday in Denver. She will discuss her goals as assistant secretary overseeing the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.

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February 15, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Discuss the Need to Increase Capacity in Higher Ed at American Enterprise Institute Event

Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for postsecondary education at the U.S. Department of Education, will give remarks at an American Enterprise Institute (AEI) event at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, at the organization’s Wohlstetter Conference Center in Washington, D.C.

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February 16, 2011

Education Secretary and National Leaders Team Up on Day 2 of Collaborative Labor-Management Conference

Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Department officials and several national education leaders will discuss the future of labor-management collaboration during the second day of a conference in Denver on Wednesday, Feb. 16.

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February 16, 2011

Department Officials Participate in Rural Community College Day

Several Department officials will participate in Rural Community College Day on Wednesday, Feb. 16 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C.

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February 16, 2011

Education Secretary and National Education Leaders Discuss the Future of Labor-Management Collaboration on Press Call

Education Secretary Arne Duncan and representatives from leading national education groups will reflect on the conversations and ideas put forth at the Department’s recent labor management conference in Denver during a national press call at 11 a.m. MT (1 p.m. ET) on Wednesday, Feb. 16.

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