Secretary DeVos Continues Back to School Tour in Illinois to Highlight College and Career Preparation Opportunities for Students

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Secretary DeVos Continues Back to School Tour in Illinois to Highlight College and Career Preparation Opportunities for Students

Rockford, IL— U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will visit Rockford, Illinois, to learn about extensive college and career preparation opportunities offered at Jefferson High School that help prepare students for future success in the 21st century workforce.

The Secretary will tour four classrooms on campus where she will hear about dual enrollment and career preparation opportunities available to Jefferson's students. The four programs the Secretary will visit focus on skills ranging from entrepreneurship to forensics.

Who :

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos

What :

Tour Jefferson High School (open press)

When :

Monday, September 16, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. CDT

Where :

Jefferson High School
4145 Samuelson Road
Rockford, IL

NOTE:
Credentialed media interested in attending the event must RSVP to press@ed.gov by 8 a.m. CDT on Monday, Sep. 16, 2019. A valid media credential and photo ID will be required for access to the event. We invite all members of the press to follow along on this tour by using #EducationFreedomTour on social media.

All press must arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the event to ensure entry.