Under Secretary Kanter to Address Higher Education Leaders about the 2020 College Completion Goal at American Council on Education's 95th Annual Meeting
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will be the luncheon speaker and moderator of the session, "Prioritizing Completion: A Report from the Commission on Higher Education Attainment," at the American Council on Education's (ACE) annual meeting on Monday, March 4, at 1:15 p.m.
U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Discuss Importance of Education Reform and College Completion at Black History Month Scholarship/Book Award Annual Dinner
Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the U.S. Department of Education's Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will keynote the Black History Month Scholarship/Book Award annual dinner on Sunday, March 3, in Indianapolis, Ind.
U.S. Education Secretary Duncan and Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius to Visit Rolling Terrace Elementary in Takoma Park to Highlight Early Learning
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius at 10 a.m. ET on Friday, March 1 for a visit to Rolling Terrace Elementary School in Takoma Park, Md. Secretaries Duncan and Sebelius will visit preschool and Head Start classrooms, talk with children and teachers and visit the Student Health Clinic.
Senior Department Official to Visit Selma and Participate in the 48th Anniversary of "Bloody Sunday"
Senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships Michael Robbins will deliver remarks at the Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee Education Summit in Selma, Ala., on Friday, March 1. Robbins will discuss the Administration’s education reform efforts and the role of community and family partnerships in transforming schools.
U.S. Education Secretary to Address National Association of Secondary School Principals in National Harbor, Md
Secretary Duncan will keynote the National Association of Secondary School Principals’ (NASSP) annual conference on Thursday, Feb. 28, in National Harbor, Md. He will discuss the need to support and strengthen school leadership, and the urgency of ensuring that all students graduate from high school ready for both college and careers.
Senior Department Official to Travel to San Antonio and Austin for Panel at HACU Conference and Two Student Roundtables
David Bergeron, acting assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will participate in three events in Texas on Thursday, Feb. 28.
Senior Department Official to Travel to San Diego to Serve on Panel at Council of College and Military Educators’ 2013 Symposium and Conduct Roundtable at Reality Changers
David Bergeron, acting assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will participate in two events in San Diego, Calif. on Tuesday, Feb.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks on President Barack Obama's early learning initiative at the closing session of the 2013 Building a Grad Nation Summit at 1:15 p.m. ET, on Monday, Feb. 25, in Washington, D.C. Duncan also will discuss the recent rise in high school graduation rates and engage in a Q&A session following his remarks.
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter to Keynote Kingsborough Community College Spring Semester Convocation
Under Secretary Martha Kanter will give the keynote address at Kingsborough Community College's Spring Semester Convocation on Monday, Feb. 25 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Visit Highland Springs High School and Meet with Virginia Literacy Leadership Council
U.S. Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will visit Highland Springs High School and Technical Center on Friday, Feb. 22, for a tour and conversation with students, teachers and business partners. The visit also will include a roundtable discussion.