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July 21, 2011

Education Secretary Duncan, Attorney General Holder to Address School Discipline and Juvenile Justice Issues

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will attend the quarterly meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention on Thursday, July 21, at 10 a.m. The Council, which is chaired by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, includes representatives from 12 federal agencies and nine practitioners.

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July 21, 2011

Administration Officials to Discuss Importance of Communities in Driving Local Education Reform at White House Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative Conference

Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Alexa Posny will each give remarks at the White House Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative (NRI) conference, Thursday-Friday, July 21-22.

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July 21, 2011

Assistant Secretary for Communications and Outreach Peter Cunningham to Give Opening Remarks at America's Imagination Summit

Department of Education Assistant Secretary for Communications and Outreach Peter Cunningham will give opening remarks at the America’s Imagination Summit in New York City on Thursday, July 21.

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July 21, 2011

Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana to Keynote 2011 High School Equivalency Program/College Assistance Migrant Program Directors Meeting

U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will keynote the 2011 High School Equivalency Program/College Assistance Migrant Program (HEP/CAMP) Directors Meeting this Thursday, July 21, in Alexandria, Va. Meléndez will provide general updates about the Department’s Migrant Education Program.

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July 21, 2011

U.S. Education Official to Address Colorado Adult Education Conference

Assistant Secretary for the Office Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE) Brenda Dann-Messier will deliver remarks to the Colorado Department of Education's Adult Education and Family Literacy Conference on Thursday in Westminster, Colo.

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July 20, 2011

Author Maya Soetoro-Ng, Celebrity Chef Spike Mendelsohn, CNCS CEO Robert Velasco II and Veteran Pro-Football Player Chris Draft to Join U. S. ED Deputy Chief of Staff for Let’s Read! Let’s Move! Summer Enrichment Series Event Wednesday

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Chief of Staff Eric Waldo, will join author and President Obama's sister Maya Soetoro-Ng, along with celebrity chef Spike Mendelsohn, Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) Chief Executive Officer Robert Velasco II and veteran pro-football player Chris Draft on Wednesday, July 20 at noon for this summer's third Let’s Read!

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July 19, 2011

Education Secretary to Discuss Role of Education in Job Creation during Headline Interview at Atlantic Forum

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will discuss the key role that education plays in preparing American workers for jobs and boosting the economy during the headline interview at The Atlantic’s “The New Work Era” summit at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19.

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July 18, 2011

Secretary Duncan to Join the President for Education Roundtable with Business Leaders

This afternoon, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join the President, Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council Melody Barnes, America’s Promise Alliance Chair Alma Powell and Founding Chair General Colin Powell for an education roundtable with business leaders.

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July 19, 2011

ED Senior Advisor Jo Anderson and Director of Strategic Partnerships Suzanne Immerman to Participate in Panel Discussion at 7th Annual GE Foundation Developing Futures in Summer Education Conference

Department of Education Senior Advisor Jo Anderson and Director of Strategic Partnerships Suzanne Immerman will participate in a panel discussion at the 7th Annual GE Foundation Developing Futures in Education Summer Conference on Monday, July 18, 2011.

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July 18, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in Principals' Partnership Summer Leadership Institute in Phoenix, Arizona

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Communications and Outreach Services Massie Ritsch will participate in the 10th annual Principals’ Partnership Summer Leadership Institute on Monday and Tuesday, July 18-19, in Phoenix, Ariz.

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