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Assistant Secretary to Address Hispanic Education Issues at 2010 State of Latinos in Education Summit


Contact:  
Sara Gast , (202) 401-1989, sara.gast@ed.gov


Event Date 1: November 19, 2010 09:00 am

Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education, will serve as a panel speaker at the 2010 State of Latinos in Education Summit in Washington, D.C. Ochoa will speak from 9-9:30 a.m. at the event, which is hosted by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the National Education Association (NEA) in partnership with the United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI). Rosalinda Barrera, assistant deputy secretary and director of the Office of English Language Acquisition, will also speak during a plenary on English Language Learners from 10:30-noon.

The event will convene a variety of education experts, including state commissions on Hispanic affairs, governors' councils and advisory boards whose focus is on Latino issues statewide.

During the panel, participants will discuss college affordability, faculty diversity and academic staffing, lifelong learning, pipeline and retention issues, and recent negotiated rulemaking. The event will be held in the News Conference Room at the NEA and is open to the press.


Event 1
Who : Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for the Office of Postsecondary Education
What : Remarks during a panel at the 2010 State of Latinos in Education Summit
When : 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 19, 2010
Where : NEA News Conference Room
1201 16th St. NW
Washington, D.C.
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