January 31, 2013Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Discuss Building Skilled Workforce in Remarks Friday in San Diego
Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will address the American Association of Community Colleges' annual Workforce Development Institute on Friday, Feb. 1, in San Diego.
January 29, 2013U.S. Department of Education Senior Official to Discuss Administration’s Goal to Elevate Teaching Profession at 2013 Agricultural Education Summit in Indianapolis
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach John White will discuss the vital role that teachers play in the academic success of students, the need for more great teachers, and the Administration's commitment to elevating the profession at the 2013 Agricultural Education Summit in Indianapolis. White will give remarks during the first general session, which takes place from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Jan. 30. A video message from U.S.
January 28, 2013Education Department to Open National PTA’s Reflections Program Student Art Exhibit, “Diversity Means”
Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle and National PTA President Betsy Landers will keynote the opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of an art exhibit by Outstanding Interpretation and Award of Excellence winners of the 2011-12 National PTA’s Reflections Program at 11 a.m. ET, Tuesday, Jan. 29 in the Education Department’s auditorium at 400 Maryland Ave. S.W.
January 25, 2013U.S. Education Secretary to Address the National School Boards Association's Federal Relations Network Conference
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give remarks at the National School Boards Association's Federal Relations Network Conference on Monday, Jan. 28, in Washington, D.C. He will speak about progress in K-12 education and the Obama administration's goals for education reform going forward. A question-and-answer session will follow.
January 24, 2013
David Bergeron, acting assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will discuss the future of student aid debt in his remarks at the 20th annual conference of the Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies (AICCCA) at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, in Clearwater, Fla.
Bergeron will provide an overview of the Obama Administration’s 2012 activities, upcoming initiatives for 2013 and tools to help borrowers better manage their student loan portfolios.
January 22, 2013Assistant Education Secretary Deb Delisle to Moderate Panel Discussion on Flexibility at State Title I Directors Conference
U. S. Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle will moderate a panel discussion on flexibility under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) at the National Association of State Title I Directors annual conference on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 10:45 a.m., in Nashville, Tenn.
January 18, 2013U.S. Education Secretary Duncan to Participate in City Year's Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service at D.C. School
January 17, 2013
David Bergeron, acting assistant secretary for postsecondary education, will give a “Washington Update” in remarks at the Association of American Medical Colleges’ 2013 Professional Development Conference for Health Professions at 11:30 a.m. PT, on Friday, Jan. 18, in Phoenix, Ariz.
January 14, 2013U.S. Education Secretary to Attend National Action Network’s Event to Honor Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton for an annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Washington, D.C. Duncan will give brief remarks during the luncheon, honoring King’s legacy and describing the Department’s continued efforts to promote educational equity. The event, which runs from 11 a.m.
January 9, 2013Education Department Chief of Staff Joanne Weiss to Join Superintendents in Discussion on the Common Core
U.S. Department of Education Chief of Staff Joanne Weiss will participate in a panel discussion on the Common Core state standards hosted by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) on Thursday, Jan. 10, in Washington, D.C.
January 7, 2013Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Discuss Obama Administration’s College Completion Agenda at Maryland Higher Education Commission Policy Forum
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will discuss the Obama Administration’s initiatives to increase college access, affordability, quality and completion for all learners in keynote remarks at a Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) policy forum on college completion on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Md.