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October 28, 2010

Senior Education Officials to Address Philanthropists at Grantmakers for Education Conference

Juan Sepúlveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, John S. Wilson, executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and Alberto Retana, the U.S. Department of Education’s director of community outreach, will address philanthropists at 2 p.m. CDT on Thursday, Oct.

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October 28, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary to Discuss Postsecondary Success with Community Leaders

Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education, will discuss postsecondary student success at 12:45 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Oct. 28, at the national Communities Learning in Partnership (CLIP) meeting in Louisville, Ky. The event will take place at the Brown Hotel in the Bluegrass Room.

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October 27, 2010

Education Official to Address Metropolitan Center for Independent Living

Sue Swenson, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Education Programs, will give remarks at the 29th anniversary dinner of the Metropolitan Center for Independent Living at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27, in Roseville, Minn. Swenson will discuss emerging issues for centers of independent living (CIL) and ways to ensure them remain relevant.

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October 27, 2010

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Keynote Virginia Gov. McDonnell's Education Summit

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the morning keynote address at Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's education summit Wednesday at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond.

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October 27, 2010

Assistant Secretary Posny to Address Suburban Chicago Education Conference

Dr. Alexa Posny, assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, will address the 26th Annual Evaluation Systems Group of Pearson Conference Wednesday in Rosemont, Ill. The Evaluation Systems Group of Pearson provides standards-based teacher certification testing programs.

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October 27, 2010

Assistant Secretary of Vocational and Adult Education Dann-Messier to Speak at National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Fall Meeting

Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will moderate a panel discussion at the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Fall Meeting Wednesday, Oct. 27 in Linthicum, Md.

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October 26, 2010

Assistant Secretary to Keynote Symposium at Smith College

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will keynote the Otelia Cromwell Day Symposium, “Structural Inequality and Disparities in Education” at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, at Smith College in Northampton, Mass.

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October 26, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in Roundtable at The Atlantic Philanthropies' Elev8 Superintendents Convening

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary Carl Harris will participate in a roundtable at the Atlantic Philanthropies’ Elev8 Superintendents Convening from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, at the Phoenix Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. Dr.

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October 26, 2010

Duncan, Barnes, Ali to Hold National Press Call on Bullying and Discriminatory Harassment

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will hold a national press conference call at 1:30 p.m. ET Tuesday, announcing guidance to schools on handling bullying and discriminatory harassment. Secretary Duncan will be joined on the call by White House Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes and Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Russlynn Ali.

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October 26, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Visit Colorado, Deliver Remarks at Far Northeast Community Committee Meeting and Hold Discussion after “Waiting for Superman” Spanish Screening

Alberto Retana, the U.S. Department of Education’s director of community outreach, will deliver remarks at the Far Northeast Community Committee (FNECC) meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at Rachel B. Noel Middle School in Denver.

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