May 20, 2011
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give the luncheon plenary address at the 4th annual conference of Communities for Public Education Reform (CPER) at Noon on Monday, May 23, in Alexandria, Va. He will address the importance of widespread community support in order for education reform to succeed.
May 20, 2011Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana to visit Schools, Keynote Central Regional School Improvement Grant Conference in Denver
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will visit Lake International School in Denver and Fulton Elementary School in Aurora, Colo., on Monday, May 23, to meet with students and school leaders.
May 20, 2011U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Participate in Conference that Looks at Role of Federal Government in Education
U.S. Department of Education’s Joanne Weiss will participate in a panel discussion at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research conference on Monday, May 23, in Washington, D.C. She will discuss the role of the federal government in driving school improvement.
May 20, 2011Department of Education Senior Official to Discuss Personalized Learning, Open Educational Resources as Keynote Panelist During Sessions at SIIA’S Eighth Annual ED Tech Industry Summit
Director of the Office of Educational Technology Karen Cator will contribute her insight, knowledge and experience during two informative panels during the Software Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) annual Ed Tech Summit in San Francisco taking place May 23-24.
May 19, 2011Assistant Education Secretary to Give Commencement Address at Pepperdine University's Graduate School of Education and Psychology
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana will give the commencement address for the Graduate School of Education & Psychology at Pepperdine University on Saturday, May 21 at 3 p.m. in Alumni Park in Malibu, Calif.
May 18, 2011Under Secretary of Education to Discuss Value of Community Colleges at Southwestern Illinois College Commencement
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will share her views on the importance of higher education with the Southwestern Illinois College class of 2011 at the college's commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 19. Kanter will address about 250 graduates at 7 p.m. on the school's campus in Belleville, Ill.
May 18, 2011U.S. Department Of Education Senior Official to Address Boys and Girls Clubs of America National Conference in New Orleans
Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships, will give remarks at the Boys and Girls Clubs of America National Conference in New Orleans on Thursday, May 19, at 10 a.m. He will discuss how Boys and Girls Clubs and other community-based organizations can partner with schools to boost student engagement and academic success, and propel school improvement.
May 18, 2011U.S. Education Technology Director to Address Vermont Educators on National Education Technology Plan
Karen Cator, director of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Technology, will address a conference of the Vermont Superintendents Association and Vermont Council of Special Education Administrators regarding the National Education Technology Plan Thursday in Fairlee, Vt.
May 17, 2011Assistant Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton to Participate in Panel Discussion at New Schools-Aspen Institute Summit 2011
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Deputy Secretary Jim Shelton will participate in a panel discussing "Learning from Success and Failure" at the New Schools-Aspen Institute Summit at 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday, May 18, at the Hyatt Regency in Burlingame, Calif.
May 17, 2011
U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretaries Thelma Meléndez de Santa Ana and Alexa Posny and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Carl Harris will address the 2011 Midwest Regional School Improvement Grant Capacity-Building Conference for School Improvement Grant (SIG) recipients at the InterContinental Chicago O'Hare Hotel.