April 29, 2011Department Official to Discuss Digital Innovation in Education as Panelist During Education Week's 2011 Leadership Forum
Jim Shelton, assistant deputy secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, will be a featured panelist at the Spring 2011 Education Week Leadership Forum on Monday, May 2 in New York. Shelton will be joined by education leaders from across the country to discuss the role of digital innovation in education.
April 29, 2011HBCU Executive Director John Wilson to Give Keynote Address at National Conference of U.S. Distance Learning Association
John Silvanus Wilson, Jr., executive director, White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), will give the opening keynote address at the annual national conference of the U.S. Distance Learning Association (USDLA) on Monday, May, 2 in St. Louis, Mo.
April 28, 2011Education Secretary Duncan and Nebraska Governor Heineman to hold Media Availability in Lincoln on Friday
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman will hold a closed meeting with Nebraska’s P-16 committee and other local officials at the Governor’s Residence to discuss federal and local education initiatives. Following the meeting, Duncan and Heineman will hold a media availability outside the Governor’s Residence.
April 28, 2011Equity and Excellence Commission to Host Town Hall Addressing School Resources and Opportunities in Philadelphia
The U.S. Department of Education's Equity and Excellence Commission will host a town hall Friday evening in Philadelphia to discuss school resources and how they affect educational opportunity.
April 27, 2011Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White to visit Nebraska Schools and the National Rural Education Research Center
U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will visit two rural Nebraska schools that were awarded School Improvement Grants (SIG) and the National Center for Research on Rural Education (R2Ed) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln this week. On Thursday, White will visit Winnebago High School at 8 a.m.
April 27, 2011Education Department’s Director of the Office of Educational Technology to Give Keynote Address at 2011 Sandbox Summit at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Director of the Office of Educational Technology Karen Cator will give the keynote address at the second annual SandBox Summit on Thursday, April 28 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)* in Cambridge, Mass.
April 27, 2011White House and U.S. Department of Education Officials Join Philadelphia Mayor to Kick-Off Connecting Communities for the Common Good Conference Series
Over 500 faith and community leaders from across the Delaware Valley are joining together today with leaders from the White House, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, the U.S.
April 27, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will host a roundtable discussion on college completion with students at St. Louis Community College on Thursday, April 28, at noon CDT. The event is part the Obama Administration’s initiative to host 100 roundtables with young Americans across the country by the end of May.
April 27, 2011Assistant Deputy Secretary Kevin Jennings to Give Remarks on Bullying at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School
Kevin Jennings, assistant deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools, will speak to a student assembly at Bethesda-Chevy Chase (BCC) high school on Thursday, April 28, at 9:30 a.m.
April 26, 2011White House Initiative to Release Report on Education and Hispanics at Event with Hispanic Community Leaders Wednesday
MIAMI – Senior Obama Administration officials from the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics and the U.S. Department of Education will release a report on education and Hispanics on Wednesday at a meeting with dozens of educators and community leaders at Miami Dade College.