White House Domestic Policy Council Director, U.S. Education Secretary to Hold National Press Call Focusing on NCLB Reform Efforts
White House Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will discuss President Obama's directive to provide states with relief from key provisions of No Child Left Behind through the ESEA flexibility package on a national press call following the White House press briefing. The call will begin at approximately 2:30 p.m. ET on Monday, Aug. 8.
U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in Summit that Addresses Pressing Issues Facing State Legislatures
Chief of Staff Joanne Weiss will participate in a panel discussion at the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Legislative Summit Tuesday, Aug. 9, in San Antonio, Texas. During the session, “Collaborative School Reform: Building Partners for School Improvement,” Weiss will discuss the federal government’s role in building partnerships with states to drive school improvement.
Education Department Official to Participate in Washington State College Access Challenge Grant Rural Alliance Summit
Linda Hall, senior official from the U.S. Department of Education's rural outreach office, will give remarks at Washington State's College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) Rural Alliance Summit at 10:30 a.m. PT on Monday, Aug. 8, in Spokane, Wash. Hall will also hold three roundtables with summit participants on Aug.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will give remarks at the Department's Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools 2011 National Conference on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md.
Senior Advisor for Nonprofit Partnerships Michael Robbins to Address 2nd Annual Communities for Change Symposium
Michael Robbins, the U.S. Department of Education’s senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships, will give remarks at the 2nd annual Communities for Change Symposium at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4, in Louisville, Ky.
Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education Eduardo Ochoa to Give Remarks at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Conference
Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will deliver a keynote address at the 2011 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference on Thursday, August 4, in Honolulu, Hawaii. The conference, themed Quality in Higher Education, aims to identify common attributes of exemplary practices at colleges and universities in the Asia-Pacific region.
Assistant Secretary Russlynn Ali to Serve on Panel at National Association of Black Journalists’ 2011 Convention
Russlynn Ali, U.S. Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, will participate on a panel at the 2011 national convention of the National Association of Black Journalists at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 4, in Philadelphia, Pa.
Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin to Meet with State Title I Directors at Meeting In D.C. on Thursday
U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Michael Yudin will give remarks and hold a discussion session with State Title I Directors at their annual summer meeting on Thursday, August 4, at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Administration Officials to Promote Interfaith Cooperation and Community Service at President's Campus Challenge Convening
White House Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes, Executive Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships Joshua DuBois, U.S.
Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will address military, government, industry and academic professionals at ImplementationFest, an annual event for the Department of Defense training community. Shelton will open the second day of the conference and discuss the collaborative work between the U.S.