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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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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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