September 30, 2020Secretary DeVos Expands Commitment to Elevating the Teaching Profession through New Grant Funding for Performance-Based Compensation, Professional DevelopmentU.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today nearly $100 million in grant awards to school districts, institutions of higher education, and nonprofit organizations that build on her commitment to elevating the teaching profession and empowering teachers.
April 29, 2019
Welcome to the White House.
I'm grateful for the members of the Council of Chief State School Officers and their work on behalf of students. I enjoyed our conversation earlier this month and look forward to continuing to work with you on ways we can ensure every student in America has access to a great education.
April 27, 2017Prepared Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to the Council of Chief State School Officers' National Teacher of the Year Gala
Good evening, and thank you Chris, for that kind introduction.
Before we begin, I'd like to thank CCSSO for hosting this event. Your Teacher of the Year program – the oldest of its kind – is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the best teachers our nation has to offer.
I'm delighted to be here and to honor these worthy teachers.
March 29, 2016U. S. and Mississippi Departments of Education Host First Educator Equity Lab at Jackson State University
December 22, 2015U.S. Department of Education Approves Puerto Rico and Remaining Eight States' Plans to Provide Equal Access to Excellent Educators
As part of its Excellent Educators for All Initiative—designed to ensure that all students have equal access to a high-quality education—the U.S.
November 25, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education today announced proposed regulations that help ensure teacher training programs are preparing educators who are ready to succeed in the classroom.
May 4, 2012The RESPECT Project: Envisioning a Teaching Profession for the 21st Century
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August 25, 2010
It's an honor to be here tonight under the auspices of the Clinton library.
This institution not only embodies the spirit of public service at the heart of the 42nd President's legacy but also reminds us of the importance of education in society today.