November 2013

November 07, 2013

Senior Official to Participate in Summit that Focuses on Closing Job Market Skills Gap

Acting Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will give remarks at the inaugural Close It Summit on Thursday, Nov. 7, in Washington, D.C. Shelton will discuss the importance of innovation, not only in technology, but in new approaches to education and training across life and career.

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November 05, 2013

U.S. Department of Education's Director of Educational Technology to Participate in Washington Post's "Bridging the Digital Divide" Forum

Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology (OET), will serve as a panelist during the Washington Post's "Bridging the Digital Divide" Forum on Tuesday, Nov. 5 in Washington, D.C. Culatta will discuss OET activities and President Obama's ConnectED initiative.

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November 06, 2013

Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Host First Open Forum at California State University- Dominguez Hills on the Administration’s College Value and Affordability Plans

On Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 9 a.m. PST, at California State University-Dominguez Hills in Carson, Calif., U.S.

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November 04, 2013

U.S. Educational Technology Director Richard Culatta to Address Orlando Conference

Richard Culatta, director of the U.S. Education Department's Office of Educational Technology, will address Elliott Masie's Learning 2013 conference Monday in Orlando, Fla. Culatta will speak to a general session at 9:15 a.m. focusing on "Big Learning Data and Learning Innovations." Later, he will deliver remarks to smaller conference sessions: at 11:15 a.m.

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November 04, 2013

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Visit Haiti, Tour Schools, Meet With Education and Political Leaders and Announce New USAID Investment During Two-Day Visit

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Haiti at the invitation of Vanneur Pierre, Haitian Minister of National Education and Vocational Training, to see the education system in Haiti firsthand. While in Haiti, the Secretary will announce a new education investment in Haiti as part of USAID's Room to Learn program.

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