Secretary DeVos to Deliver Remarks Recognizing 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools at Awards Ceremony

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Secretary DeVos to Deliver Remarks Recognizing 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools at Awards Ceremony

The Secretary also will present the 2019 Terrel H. Bell Awards

National Harbor, MD — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will deliver remarks to recognize the 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools and present the 2019 Terrel H. Bell Awards for Outstanding School Leadership.

The National Blue Ribbon Schools distinction recognizes overall academic excellence or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups at public and private elementary, middle, and high schools. In 2019, 362 schools earned this prestigious award.

The Terrel H. Bell Awards honor National Blue Ribbon School principals for their outstanding work and the vital role they play in guiding their students and schools to excellence. In 2019, 10 principals nationwide earned this distinction.

Who :

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos

What :

Remarks recognizing 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools and 2019 Terrel H. Bell Award recipients
(Open press, no avail)

When :

Nov. 14, 2019
1:45-2:15 p.m. EST

Where :

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront St.
National Harbor, Maryland

NOTE: Members of the media who would like to attend the event should RSVP to press@ed.gov by 10 a.m. on Nov. 14. Please arrive at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center no later than 1:30 p.m. to ensure entry. A valid photo ID and media credential will be required.