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Assistant Secretary Posny to Participate in Special Olympics Roundtable, Helping Launch USA Games


Contact:  
Jim Bradshaw, (202) 401-2310, jim.bradshaw@ed.gov


Event Date 1: July 18, 2010

Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny will participate in the 2010 National Project UNIFY Education Leadership Roundtable Sunday at the Nebraska Governor's Mansion in Lincoln. The two-hour discussion, co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Education, will help launch the Special Olympics USA National Games Week.

Posny, who heads the Education Department's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, will join others in discussing issues related to Special Olympics, Project UNIFY and society at large.

Project UNIFY, funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education, strives to foster respect for people with intellectual disabilities by utilizing the programs and initiatives of Special Olympics.


Event 1
Who : Dr. Alexa Posny, assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
What : Participates in the 2010 National Project UNIFY Education Leadership Roundtable
When : 11:30 a.m. Sunday, July 18, 2010
Where : Nebraska Governor's Mansion, 1425 H St., Lincoln, Neb.
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