Department of Education Senior Official to Discuss Personalized Learning, Open Educational Resources as Keynote Panelist During Sessions at SIIA’S Eighth Annual ED Tech Industry Summit
Director of the Office of Educational Technology Karen Cator will contribute her insight, knowledge and experience during two informative panels during the Software Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) annual Ed Tech Summit in San Francisco taking place May 23-24.
Assistant Education Secretary to Give Commencement Address at Pepperdine University's Graduate School of Education and Psychology
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will give the commencement address for the Graduate School of Education & Psychology at Pepperdine University on Saturday, May 21 at 3 p.m. in Alumni Park in Malibu, Calif.
Under Secretary of Education to Discuss Value of Community Colleges at Southwestern Illinois College Commencement
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will share her views on the importance of higher education with the Southwestern Illinois College class of 2011 at the college's commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 19. Kanter will address about 250 graduates at 7 p.m. on the school's campus in Belleville, Ill.
U.S. Department Of Education Senior Official to Address Boys and Girls Clubs of America National Conference in New Orleans
Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships, will give remarks at the Boys and Girls Clubs of America National Conference in New Orleans on Thursday, May 19, at 10 a.m. He will discuss how Boys and Girls Clubs and other community-based organizations can partner with schools to boost student engagement and academic success, and propel school improvement.
U.S. Education Technology Director to Address Vermont Educators on National Education Technology Plan
Karen Cator, director of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Technology, will address a conference of the Vermont Superintendents Association and Vermont Council of Special Education Administrators regarding the National Education Technology Plan Thursday in Fairlee, Vt.
Assistant Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton to Participate in Panel Discussion at New Schools-Aspen Institute Summit 2011
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton will participate in a panel discussing "Learning from Success and Failure" at the New Schools-Aspen Institute Summit at 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday, May 18, at the Hyatt Regency in Burlingame, Calif.
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretaries Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana and Alexa Posny and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Carl Harris will address the 2011 Midwest Regional School Improvement Grant Capacity-Building Conference for School Improvement Grant (SIG) recipients at the InterContinental Chicago O'Hare Hotel.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Join Congressman Steny Hoyer and Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in Hosting Town Hall Honoring Teachers and Calling on Local Students to Pursue Teaching Careers
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will participate in a TEACH Town Hall at Bowie State University in Bowie, Md., at 1:10 p.m. Tuesday, May 17. Duncan will be joined by Congressman Steny Hoyer, D-Md., Maryland Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown, Bowie State President Dr. Mickey Burnim, other local leaders, educators, and students from Prince George's County Public Schools.
Rosalinda B. Barrera, assistant deputy secretary and director of the Office of English Language Acquisition, will deliver opening remarks at a forum Wednesday in Las Vegas, Nev., aimed at helping English language learners with special needs achieve their education potential.
Education Under Secretary Martha Kanter will join U.S. Rep. Rush Holt on Wednesday, May 18, to host a town hall with students and faculty from Mercer County Community College (MCCC) and local higher education leaders and stakeholders. The town hall will be at 1 p.m. in MCCC's Conference Center Auditorium in West Windsor, N.J.