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White House Initiative to Release Report on Education and Hispanics at Event with Hispanic Community Leaders Wednesday

Winning The Future Community Conversation with Senior Administration Officials to Precede President Obama’s Commencement Address at Miami-Dade College This Week

Contact:  
Toby Chaudhuri, 978-884-8626, toby.chaudhuri@ed.gov
Ida Kelley, 202-401-6143 , ida.kelley@ed.gov



Event Date 1: April 27, 2011 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

MIAMI – Senior Obama Administration officials from the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics and the U.S. Department of Education will release a report on education and Hispanics on Wednesday at a meeting with dozens of educators and community leaders at Miami Dade College. The Hispanic community is key to meeting the President’s goal for the nation to have the best-educated workforce and the highest proportion of college graduates in the world by 2020.

President Obama will deliver the commencement address at Miami Dade College on Friday, where he will discuss the importance of making key investments to out-innovate, out-educate and out-build the rest of the world.

WINNING THE FUTURE COMMUNITY CONVERSATION AND EDUCATION & HISPANICS REPORT RELEASE

**NOTE: Space is limited. Media representatives interested in covering the report release and community conversation should pre-credential by emailing their name, title, organization and contact information to Ida Kelley at ida.kelley@ed.gov.**


Event 1
Who : Juan Sepúlveda, director, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics
José Rico, deputy director, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics
Eduardo M. Ochoa, Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education at the U.S. Department of Education
Eduardo Padrón, chair, President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics
Dozens of educators and community leaders
What : Winning the Future Community Conversation
When : 2 p.m.
Where : Miami-Dade College
300 N.E. Second Ave., Suite 2106
Miami, Florida
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