Space Station Astronauts Connect Live with Students and Administration Officials as Part of International Education Week
In conjunction with International Education Week (IEW), on Thursday, Nov. 15, the U.S. Department of Education, NASA, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, and the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education (NCESSE) will host a live chat for students with astronauts, Suni Williams and Kevin Ford, who are on board the International Space Station.
Acting Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin will address the Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation Wednesday, Nov. 14, in San Diego. Yudin will discuss transitioning from high school to college and career for students with disabilities.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach to Discuss College Affordability at Hope Global Financial Dignity Summit
John White, deputy assistant secretary for rural outreach at the U.S. Department of Education, will discuss the Obama administration’s efforts to increase financial literacy and reduce the financial barriers to postsecondary education next week at the Hope Global Financial Dignity Summit in Atlanta.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will honor the nation’s 2012 National Blue Ribbon Schools on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 12:30 p.m. ET, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Office for Civil Rights to Conduct Community Meeting on Civil Rights Obligations Concerning Discipline in Sugar Land, Texas
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) will hold a community meeting Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at the Fort Bend Independent School District Administrative Annex Building in Sugar Land, Texas.
Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Discuss Education and the Economy at the National Conference on Effective Transition in Adult Education
Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will discuss education and the economy during her keynote remarks at the National Conference on Effective Transitions in Adult Education on Thursday, Nov.
U.S. Under Secretary of Education to Give Opening Remarks at Western Kentucky University's Conference on Education and Community Involvement
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will give opening remarks at the Kentucky Engagement Conference on Thursday, Nov. 8, in Bowling Green, Ky. She will discuss the Obama administration's civic learning agenda and some of the U.S. Department of Education's recent civic learning accomplishments.
U.S. Education Official to Give Opening Remarks at Early Childhood Outcomes Conference in Minneapolis
Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, will give opening remarks at the “Measuring and Improving Child and Family Outcomes” conference on Saturday, Oct.
Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, will address the 63rd annual conference of the International Dyslexia Association Friday, Oct. 26, in Baltimore.