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July 18, 2011

Senior Education Official to Host White House Rural Council Roundtable, and Speak at Southeast Regional Rural Education Summit in Tennessee

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will visit Tennessee next week to host a White House Rural Council roundtable discussion in Greeneville on Monday, July 18, before giving remarks at the Southeast Regional Rural Education Summit on Tuesday, July 19 in Nashville.

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July 18, 2011

Assistant Secretary Posny to Address OSEP Project Directors Conference; 1,000 Expected

Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny, who oversees programs that serve America's 6.8 million children with disabilities as head of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, will deliver opening remarks at the 2011 Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Project Directors Conference Monday in Washington.

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July 18, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Special Education Programs Director to Give Remarks at the Council of Administrators of Special Education Thank You Reception

Director of the Office of Special Education Programs Melody Musgrove will speak to the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE) at the ninth annual Thank You Reception this Monday in Arlington, Va. Musgrove will highlight the Department’s initiatives to improve results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities.

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July 16, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Senior Advisor Michael Robbins to Speak on School and Community Partnerships in San Francisco

Senior Advisor for Nonprofit Partnerships Michael Robbins will participate in the National Academy Foundation Leadership Summit on Saturday, July 16 and National Council for Community and Education Partnerships' GEAR UP Annual conference, July 18-19 in San Francisco. Robbins will speak on the importance of community based organizations (CBOs) and school partnerships in the education field.

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July 15, 2011

White House Hispanic Initiative to Discuss Innovative Education Pilot Program in New York on Friday

QUEENS, N.Y. – White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Director Juan Sepúlveda and Deputy Director JoséRico will join State Assemblyman Francisco Moya of New York District 39 and local education and community leaders in Queens on Friday.

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July 14, 2011

National Call to Discuss Improved Access to School-Based Health Care Under Affordable Care Act

U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan will join U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on a national call on Thursday, July 14, at 11 a.m. EDT to discuss efforts to expand access to and improve delivery of health care at school-based health center sites.

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July 14, 2011

Military Child Education Coalition to Open Student Art and Writing Exhibit at the U.S. Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open an art and writing exhibit displaying works by student winners from the Military Child Education Coalition program at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Education Building, 400 Maryland Ave. S.W., in Washington, D.C.

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July 13, 2011

Deputy Assistant Secretary to Give Remarks at the National School Public Relations Association National Seminar

Deputy Assistant Secretary for External Affairs and Outreach Massie Ritsch will give remarks at the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) National Seminar on Wednesday, July 13, 2011.

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August 10, 2011

U.S. Department of Education to Hold Race to the Top Assessment Public Meeting on Creating Valid, Reliable and Fair Assessments for Students with Disabilities and English Learners

The U.S. Department of Education will host the third in a series of public meetings related to the Race to the Top Assessment (RTTA) grants on Wednesday, Aug. 10, at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C.

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July 13, 2011

Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education to Address Annual Meeting of State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) in Boulder

Eduardo Ochoa, Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education, will give remarks at the 58th annual meeting of SHEEO at 10:30 a.m. MDT on Wednesday, July 13, in Boulder, Colo. Ochoa will give an update of Obama administration initiatives in higher education.

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