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November 07, 2013

Senior Official to Participate in Summit that Focuses on Closing Job Market Skills Gap

Acting Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will give remarks at the inaugural Close It Summit on Thursday, Nov. 7, in Washington, D.C. Shelton will discuss the importance of innovation, not only in technology, but in new approaches to education and training across life and career.

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November 05, 2013

U.S. Department of Education's Director of Educational Technology to Participate in Washington Post's "Bridging the Digital Divide" Forum

Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology (OET), will serve as a panelist during the Washington Post's "Bridging the Digital Divide" Forum on Tuesday, Nov. 5 in Washington, D.C. Culatta will discuss OET activities and President Obama's ConnectED initiative.

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November 06, 2013

Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Host First Open Forum at California State University- Dominguez Hills on the Administration’s College Value and Affordability Plans

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 9 a.m. PST, at California State University-Dominguez Hills in Carson, Calif., U.S.

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November 04, 2013

U.S. Educational Technology Director Richard Culatta to Address Orlando Conference

Richard Culatta, director of the U.S. Education Department's Office of Educational Technology, will address Elliott Masie's Learning 2013 conference Monday in Orlando, Fla. Culatta will speak to a general session at 9:15 a.m. focusing on "Big Learning Data and Learning Innovations." Later, he will deliver remarks to smaller conference sessions: at 11:15 a.m.

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November 04, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Visit Haiti, Tour Schools, Meet With Education and Political Leaders and Announce New USAID Investment During Two-Day Visit

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Haiti at the invitation of Vanneur Pierre, Haitian Minister of National Education and Vocational Training, to see the education system in Haiti firsthand. While in Haiti, the Secretary will announce a new education investment in Haiti as part of USAID's Room to Learn program.

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November 01, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Kentucky as Part of Partners in Progress Tour Highlighting America’s Best Ideas in Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Kentucky on Friday as part of his Partners in Progress tour to see America’s ingenuity in education at work and discuss progress, promise and results.

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October 31, 2013

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Ohio as Part of Partners in Progress Tour Highlighting America’s Best Ideas in Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Ohio on Thursday, Oct. 31, for two events, as part of his Partners in Progress tour to see America’s ingenuity in education at work and discuss progress, promise and results.

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October 30, 2013

Press Call: Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Hold Press Call on New Public Engagement Efforts to Address College Value and Affordability

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in a press conference call to announce new efforts to gather public input about the Obama Administration's proposals to address rising college costs and make college more affordable for American families.

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October 30, 2013

Acting Deputy Secretary of Education to give Keynote Remarks at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Innovation Summit in Silicon Valley

Acting Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will travel to Silicon Valley tomorrow to give keynote remarks at the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Innovation Summit. He will discuss how HBCUs can serve as hubs for educational innovation.

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October 29, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in Eagle Academy Public Charter School Ribbon Cutting Event for Green, State-of-the-Art Center

Nadya Dabby, the U.S. Department of Education’s acting assistant deputy secretary of innovation and improvement, will participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony for Eagle Academy Public Charter School’s Eagle Center, which is a green state-of-the-art facility, on Tuesday, Oct. 29, in Washington, D.C.

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