Secretary Cardona to Travel to Oklahoma to Discuss Career-Technical Programs and Speak with Tribal Nations Leaders, Parents, and Educators

Secretary Cardona to Travel to Oklahoma to Discuss Career-Technical Programs and Speak with Tribal Nations Leaders, Parents, and Educators

On Thursday, January 26, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona will travel to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma where he will visit a career and technical program and speak with students and tribal leaders about the needs of their students in tribal communities.

First, Secretary Cardona will head to the Francis Tuttle Technology Center where he will tour their facility and then speak with students about ways the center is ensuring every student has a pathway to college and career readiness. Afterwards, he will head to the Riverside Indian School in Anadarko to tour the campus and then take part in a private conversation with tribal leadership. The Secretary will end the day participating in a school assembly with all the students.

A press gaggle will take place following the roundtable conversation with students at Francis Tuttle Technology Center.

Who :

U.S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona
Director of the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education Brent Haken Students

What :

Tour of Francis Tuttle Technology Center

When :

9:20 a.m. CT
(Time is subject to change)

Where :

Francis Tuttle Technology Center – Rockwell Campus
12777 N. Rockwell Ave
Oklahoma City, OK


Who :

U.S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona
Superintendent and CEO of Francis Tuttle Technology Center Michelle Keylon
Students

What :

Conversation with Students on Career and Technical Programs

When :

9:50 a.m. CT
(Time is subject to change)

Where :

Francis Tuttle Technology Center – Rockwell Campus
12777 N. Rockwell Ave Oklahoma City, OK


Who :

U.S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona
Superintendent and CEO of Francis Tuttle Technology Center Michelle Keylon

What :

Press Gaggle with Secretary Cardona and Superintendent Keylon

When :

10:15 a.m. CT
(Time is subject to change)

Where :

Francis Tuttle Technology Center – Rockwell Campus
12777 N. Rockwell Ave Oklahoma City, OK


Who :

U.S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona
Principal of Riverside Indian School Amber Wilson
Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs at the U.S. Department of Interior Tracy Goodluck

What :

Tour of Riverside Indian School

When :

12:50 p.m. CT
(Time is subject to change)

Where :

Riverside Indian School
101 Riverside Dr.
Anadarko, OK


Who :

U.S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona
Principal of Riverside Indian School Amber Wilson
Director of Indian Education at the Bureau of Indian Affairs Tony Dearman

What :

School Assembly with Remarks from Secretary Cardona

When :

1:45 p.m. CT
(Time is subject to change)

Where :

Riverside Indian School
101 Riverside Dr.l
Anadarko, OK

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