April 13, 2012
Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Alexa Posny will lead a panel with the Commissioner of the National Center for Special Education Research Deborah Speece on “Research and Policy Issues in Special Education,” as part of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2012 Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia on Monday, April 16.
April 13, 2012Assistant Secretary Ochoa to Serve on Panel at Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's 2012 Young Latino Leaders Summit
U.S. Assistant Secretary Eduardo Ochoa will serve on a panel at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s (CHCI) 2012 Young Latino Leaders Summit, at 1:00 p.m. ET on Monday, April 16.
April 13, 2012Senior Official to Give Remarks at the Council for Exceptional Children Convention in Denver, Colorado
Melody Musgrove, director of the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) at the U.S. Department of Education, will address the Council for Exceptional Children Convention in Denver, Colo., on Saturday, April 14, at 9:15 a.m. She will provide an update on federal initiatives with a focus on improving results and outcomes for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities.
April 13, 2012Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Participate in Launch of Learn2Earn – Fresno's New Adult Education Program
Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier, who heads the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will deliver remarks at the launch of Learn2Earn, Fresno's new program to help promote adult literacy, Monday in Fresno, Calif.
April 12, 2012Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Deliver Keynote Remarks at Mountain Plains Adult Education Association Conference
Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will discuss current national initiatives affecting adult education and career pathways and transitions during her keynote remarks at the Mountain Plains Adult Education Association (MPAEA) Conference on Friday, April 13 in Helena, Mont.
April 11, 2012Senior Official to Visit Memphis, Tennessee, to Highlight Importance of Community Partnerships in Education
Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships at the U.S. Department of Education, will visit Memphis, Tenn., on Thursday, April 12, at 10:30 a.m., to participate in a “Together for Tomorrow” town hall discussion on the value of community partnerships in helping to propel school improvement. A question-and-answer session will follow.
April 11, 2012U.S. Department of Education Teaching Ambassador Fellow to Lead Metro Denver, Loveland Area Teachers in Discussions on Transforming the Teaching Profession
U.S. Department of Education Washington Teaching Ambassador Fellow Greg Mullenholz will engage with local teachers to discuss strengthening and elevating the teaching profession through a series of roundtable conversations this week.
April 11, 2012Director of the Office of Educational Technology Karen Cator to Deliver Keynote Remarks at Ohio State University Annual Conference
Karen Cator, director of the Office of Educational Technology, will discuss improving teaching and learning with technology at Ohio State University’s Annual “Innovate” Conference on Thursday, April 12 in Columbus, Ohio. Cator’s remarks will highlight the use of educational technology to better engage students in the nation’s classrooms.
April 11, 2012Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Deliver Remarks and Join Adult Education Director for Twitter Town Hall at Virginia Association for Adult and Continuing Education Conference
Brenda Dann-Messier, assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, will discuss current trends affecting adult education and the economy during her keynote remarks at the Virginia Association for Adult and Continuing Education (VAACCE) Conference on Thursday, April 12 in Norfolk, Va.
April 10, 2012Secretary Duncan, Assistant Secretary Posny to Take Questions on Educational Excellence at Twitter Town Hall
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Alexa Posny will answer questions on achieving educational excellence as part of a Twitter Town Hall at 3 p.m. ET Wednesday.
The event is being hosted by the Council for Exceptional Children as part of its 2012 Convention and Expo in Denver.