February 29, 2012
Eduardo Ochoa, U.S. assistant secretary for Postsecondary Education, will give remarks at a Capitol Hill briefing entitled “College Completion with Equity: Metro Academies as a National Model,” at Noon ET on Thursday, March 1, in Washington, D.C.
February 28, 2012
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will hold a press conference and address a College Affordability Town Hall Wednesday at Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio. At both events, Kanter will discuss the importance of tackling rising college costs to ensure that America’s students can obtain the education and training they need to prepare for jobs of the 21st century.
February 28, 2012Special Advisor to the Secretary for College Access to Address Iowa Act State Organization Annual Conference in Ames
Greg Darnieder, the Secretary of Education’s special advisor on college access, will give closing remarks at the Iowa ACT State Organization annual conference at 1:30 p.m. CT on Wednesday, Feb. 29, in Ames, Iowa.
February 28, 2012Senior Advisor for Nonprofit Partnerships Michael Robbins to Serve as Panelist at National Leadership Summit on Online Learning
Michael Robbins, the U.S. Department of Education's senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships, will serve as a panelist at the National Leadership Summit on Online Learning, hosted by the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Feb. 28.
February 27, 2012U.S. Education Secretary to Visit Colorado, Hold Education Reform Town Hall, Speak at Green Schools National Network Conference, and Visit Vista PEAK P-20 Campus
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Colorado on Tuesday, Feb. 28, where he will hold an education reform town hall meeting, deliver remarks at the Green Schools National Network Conference, and participate in a Cradle to Career and Partnerships Roundtable.
February 27, 2012Senior Advisor for Nonprofit Partnerships Michael Robbins to Lead Workshop, Deliver Keynote Remarks at Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning
Michael Robbins, the U.S. Department of Education’s senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships, will lead a workshop and deliver keynote remarks at the Tennessee Conference on Volunteerism and Service-Learning in Franklin, Tenn., on Tues., Feb. 28. In his workshop at 9:15 a.m.
February 24, 2012Roundtable and Community Forum on Empowering Women and Communities to take Place in Los Angeles this Weekend
Empowering women for leadership is the theme of a two-day roundtable and community forum on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 25 - 26, in Los Angeles. Representatives from the offices of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the White House and U.S. Department of Education will be among the participants. The Rev.
February 24, 2012
Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will address parents attending the Tavis Smiley Foundation’s “Too Important to Fail: Parent Education Summit” Saturday at Spelman College in Atlanta.
February 23, 2012
Eduardo Ochoa, U.S. assistant secretary of postsecondary education, will discuss how educators and administrators throughout the world can collaborate with colleges and universities to enhance their students’ global engagement at 2012 International Conference on Cultural Diplomacy and the United Nations. Ochoa will speak at the Embassy of Bulgaria at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 24.
February 23, 2012U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Visit Orlando, Hold Town Hall and Participate in NBA All-Star Activities
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Orlando on Friday, Feb. 24 where he will hold a town hall meeting to discuss community engagement in education and participate in NBA All-Star Weekend activities.