David Bergeron, acting assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will give a “Washington Update” in remarks at the Association of American Medical Colleges’ 2013 Professional Development Conference for Health Professions at 11:30 a.m. PT, on Friday, Jan. 18, in Phoenix, Ariz.
U.S. Education Secretary to Attend National Action Network’s Event to Honor Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton for an annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Washington, D.C. Duncan will give brief remarks during the luncheon, honoring King’s legacy and describing the Department’s continued efforts to promote educational equity.
Education Department Chief of Staff Joanne Weiss to Join Superintendents in Discussion on the Common Core
U.S. Department of Education Chief of Staff Joanne Weiss will participate in a panel discussion on the Common Core state standards hosted by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) on Thursday, Jan. 10, in Washington, D.C.
Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Discuss Obama Administration’s College Completion Agenda at Maryland Higher Education Commission Policy Forum
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will discuss the Obama Administration’s initiatives to increase college access, affordability, quality and completion for all learners in keynote remarks at a Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) policy forum on college completion on Tuesday, Jan.
Secretary Duncan to Give an Address on School Safety and the Promise Neighborhoods Program at Neval Thomas Elementary
In his first public appearance since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join D.C. leaders and community members for a school safety forum at Neval Thomas Elementary School on Friday, Dec. 21 at 9 a.m.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to New York’s Staten Island on Thursday, Dec.
White House Domestic Policy Council Director Cecilia Munoz and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will host a press call at 3:30 p.m. ET today, Tuesday, Dec. 11, to discuss the Race to the Top-District competition.
U.S. Education Secretary to Serve as Panelist at NAACP Education Summit during Lunch of New Report, “Finding Our Way Back to First”
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will participate in a panel discussion at the NAACP’s Education Summit, when they will release their new report “Finding Our Way Back to First,” which identifies best practices for education all of America’s children, and provides recommendations for advancing equity and closing achievement gaps.
Senior Department Official to Give Luncheon Address at College Savings Foundation Summit on College Costs
Acting Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education David Bergeron will deliver the luncheon address at the College Savings Foundation’s summit, College Cost Conundrum: Why is College So Expensive?, at 12:45 p.m. ET, on Wednesday, Dec. 5, in Washington, D.C.