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February 25, 2011

Education Under Secretary Joins Labor Assistant Secretary to Discuss Role of Research in Job Creation

Education Under Secretary Martha Kanter will join Department of Labor Assistant Secretary Jane Oates to discuss the role of programs and research in job creation and workforce development during the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Grants Resource Center proposal development workshop. The three-day forum will be held at the Sofitel Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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February 25, 2011

Assistant Secretary to Keynote 2011 Curriculum and Instruction Leadership Symposium in Pacific Grove, California

Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana, assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), will deliver the keynote address at the 2011 Curriculum and Instruction Leadership Symposium at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, Calif.

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February 25, 2011

Assistant Deputy Secretary Kevin Jennings to Give Keynote at Conference on Bullying in San Diego

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will give the keynote address at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at the “Solutions to a Crisis: Supporting Students, Saving Lives” Conference in San Diego.

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February 24, 2011

Education Assistant Secretary to be Panelist at 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)

Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will participate on a panel at The American Association of Colleges and Teacher Education’s (AACTE) annual meeting, at noon PST on Thursday, Feb. 24, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, Calif.

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February 24, 2011

U.S. Education Department Senior Official to Give Remarks at National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention in San Francisco

Melody Musgrove, director of the U.S. Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), will give remarks at the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) annual convention on Thursday, Feb. 24 in San Francisco. Musgrove will outline some of the challenges special education is facing and what school psychologists can do to continue to fulfill critical roles in shaping improved results.

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February 24, 2011

Assistant Deputy Secretary Kevin Jennings to Give Keynote at Texas Schools Social Workers Conference in Austin

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will give the keynote address at the Texas School Social Workers’ 20th anniversary at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, at the Doubletree Hotel in Austin.

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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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