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October 22, 2010

Director of White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Speak at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte

John S. Wilson, executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, will address the Smith Institute for Applied Research Symposium Friday at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte. His topic: "Discovering HBCUs: A Perspective on the Research Scene at Historically Black Colleges and Universities."

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October 22, 2010

RSA Commissioner Ruttledge to Give Keynote Address at the Iowa Rehabilitation Association's Annual Training Conference

Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) Commissioner Lynnae Ruttledge will present the keynote address at the Iowa Rehabilitation Association's Annual Training Conference Friday, Oct. 22 in Des Moines, Iowa.

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September 22, 2010

Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Speak at Arkansas Association of Continuing and Adult Education State Conference

Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will give keynote remarks at the Arkansas Association of Continuing and Adult Education State conference Friday, Oct. 22 in Little Rock, Ark.

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October 22, 2010

Education Assistant Secretary to Address Smithsonian Teachers' Night

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Thelma Melendez will give opening remarks at the Smithsonian Teachers' Night 2010 at 7:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, Oct. 22 at the National Museum of American History.

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October 21, 2010

Assistant Deputy Secretary to Discuss Importance of Creating Safe, Supportive School Environments at Colorado Safe School Regional Training Program

Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will discuss the importance of creating a safe and supportive school environment at the Colorado Safe School Regional Training program. His keynote address will take place at 8:45 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21.

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October 21, 2010

U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Address National FFA Convention Thursday in Indianapolis

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will address the National FFA Organization convention Thursday afternoon in Indianapolis. More than 14,000 are expected for the event at Conseco Fieldhouse, located at 125 S. Pennsylvania St.

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October 21, 2010

Department Official to Discuss STEM Education and Initiatives to Spur Education Innovation at Project Lead The Way’s National Innovation Summit

Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will provide keynote remarks at Project Lead The Way’s National Innovation Summit Thursday, Oct. 21 in Washington, D.C. Shelton will talk about the Department’s programs and initiatives that support educational innovations aimed at enriching the learning experience in both schools and communities.

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October 21, 2010

Assistant Secretary Posny to Visit Maryland School for the Deaf in Frederick

Dr. Alexa Posny, assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, will visit the Maryland School for the Deaf (MSD) Thursday in Frederick.

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October 20, 2010

Senior Education Official Greg Darnieder to Deliver Keynote Speech at Phi Delta Kappa Dinner Meeting in Fairfax

On Wednesday, Greg Darnieder, senior advisor to the Secretary on the College Access Initiative, will deliver the keynote speech at the Northern Virginia Chapter 1144 Phi Delta Kappa dinner meeting at the Country Club of Fairfax, Va. Phi Delta Kappa focuses on leadership, service and research in education.

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October 21, 2010

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Deliver Opening Remarks at Annual Career Conference in Dallas

On Thursday, Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for Vocational and Adult Education, will deliver opening remarks at the National Career Pathways Network (NCPN) Annual Conference in Dallas, TX.