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U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Speak At 2010 Fall Conference for Community Foundations and Hold Turnaround Event at North Carolina School with Governor Perdue


Contact:  
Sandra Abrevaya, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov


Event Date 1: September 15, 2010 08:00 am - September 15, 2010 09:30 am
Event Date 2: September 15, 2010 10:00 am - September 15, 2010 11:35 am

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver keynote remarks at the 2010 Fall Conference for Community Foundations in Charlotte, N.C. on Wednesday, September 15. The conference, entitled Powering Communities, includes more than 50 sessions designed to foster a national dialogue about how the philanthropic sector and community foundations - urban and rural - can most effectively advance the public good through grants, strategic planning, leadership development, technology and best practices.

Following the conference, Secretary Duncan will join Governor Perdue and State Board Chairman Bill Harrison in a visit to Sterling Elementary School in Pineville, N.C. for a school turnaround event, media availability and classroom visit.


Event 1
Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
What : Keynote remarks at the Powering Communities Fall Community Foundation Conference
When : Wednesday, September 15, 2010
8-9:30 a.m. EDT
Where : Charlotte Convention Center,
501 S. College St., 2nd Floor/Main Conference Hall
Charlotte, N.C.

To attend as a member of the media, please contact Sean Walsh at 703.879.0678, or walss@cof.org.

The full conference agenda is available at: http://www.cof.org/events/conferences/2010fall/index.cfm
Event 2
Who : U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
Governor Perdue
State Board Chairman Bill Harrison
What : Open press turnaround roundtable discussion at Sterling Elementary School followed by a media availability and classroom visit
When : Wednesday, September 15, 2010
10-11:35 a.m. EDT
Where : Sterling Elementary School
9601 China Grove Church Rd.
Pineville, N.C.
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