U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education Brenda Dann-Messier to Speak at Literacy Day in Baltimore Conference
Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will give the keynote address at Literacy Day in Baltimore on Wednesday, June 23 at Wheeler Auditorium. The conference, “Why Grandma Can’t Read? – Intergenerational Illiteracy in Baltimore,” is sponsored by Baltimore Reads. Inc., Enoch Pratt Free Library, and the Dyslexia Tutoring Program.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education to Deliver Keynote Remarks at 2010 Congressional Award Gold Medal Ceremony
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller will deliver the keynote address at the 2010 Congressional Award Gold Medal Ceremony, which will honor approximately 250 young Americans for their voluntary public service on Wednesday, June 23 in the Cannon House Caucus Room in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will participate in a panel discussion Tuesday in New York, focusing on workforce development programs that help immigrants and refugees acquire English and the skills they need to support themselves and their families.
Senior Education Department Officials to Discuss ESEA and Idea Legislation at Meeting on Using Data to help Implement Education Policy and Drive Reform
U.S. Assistant Secretaries of Education Dr. Alexa Posny and Carmel Martin will make a joint presentation on using data to help make informed decisions about education policy and reform at the 2010 IDEA Data Managers and EDFacts Coordinators conference meeting on Tuesday, June 22 in Washington, D.C.
Brad Jupp, senior program advisor for teacher quality initiatives at the U.S. Department of Education, will address the Ohio Board of Regents Conference on Teacher Quality on Tuesday, June 22 in Columbus, Ohio.
Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools (OSDFS), will address the Bureau of Indian Education’s Summer Institute at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 22, in St. Louis.
Secretary Duncan, Jill Biden to Visit Classroom, Participate in Roundtable on Educating Children of Military Families
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Dr. Jill Biden will be at Fort Belvoir Elementary School on Tuesday, June 22, visiting a second grade classroom and later participating in a roundtable discussion on the unique educational needs of children of military members.
Education Department's Greg Darnieder Delivers Remarks at XAP Corporation's Reach Farther Conference
The U.S. Department of Education’s Greg Darnieder will deliver the opening remarks at XAP Corporation’s Reach Farther conference on Monday, June 21, at 1 p.m. at the Sheraton Denver Downtown, Denver. Darnieder is senior advisor to the Secretary on the College Access Initiative.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Education Department staff will watch the WNBA Washington Mystics take on his hometown team, the Chicago Sky, at the Verizon Center on Saturday evening, June 19.
Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans to Deliver Commencement Address at Cal State University San Bernardino
Juan Sepulveda, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans, will deliver the commencement addresses for the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the College of Education at California State University San Bernardino on Saturday, June 19.