U.S. Secretary of Education to Visit Schools in Delaware to Celebrate the Four-Year Anniversary of Race to the Top and Highlight the State’s Progress
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Wilmington, Del., on Wednesday to celebrate the four-year anniversary of the Race to the Top (RTT) program and highlight the progress made through the state’s $119 million Race to the Top grant. In the morning, Duncan will join Gov.
U.S. Secretary of Education and Senior Staff to Participate in National Family Engagement Conference in Cincinnati
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and senior Department officials will participate in the Institute for Educational Leadership’s National Family Engagement Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 8−9, in Cincinnati. On April 8, Duncan will host a Twitter Chat with parents and educators attending the conference at 9 p.m. ET.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver keynote remarks at the Save the Children Advocacy Summit on Tuesday, April 8 in Washington, D.C.
White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans Executive Director David Johns to Address Council of Urban Boards of Education
David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans, will address a meeting of the Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) as part of the National School Boards Association's annual conference Saturday in New Orleans.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join students, teachers and other education professionals for a panel discussion on recruiting the next generation of teaching professionals at George Washington University on Monday, April 7. A question-and-answer session will follow.
Catherine E. Lhamon, assistant secretary for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Education, will serve as a panelist in a discussion on Virginia’s civil rights and education history at a Longwood University Symposium marking the 50th anniversary of the Prince Edward Free Schools Movement on Monday, April 7 in Farmville, Va.
Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology, will serve as a panelist at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association (AERA) on Sunday, April 6 in Philadelphia, Pa.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks at the annual National Association of Secondary School Principals/Virco National Assistant Principals of the Year Gala at 7 p.m. Friday, April 4, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel in Arlington, Va. Duncan will discuss the vital role that strong assistant principal leadership plays in improving all schools.
Deputy Director of White House Initiative on HBCUs Ivory Toldson to Participate at American Education Research Association’s Annual Conference
Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will participate in two events at the annual conference of the American Education Research Association (AERA) in Philadelphia on Thursday, April 3, 2013.