Senior U.S. Education Official to Visit Henry County High School and Speak at School Improvement Grant Conference in Georgia


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Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov


Event Date 1: March 07, 2012 11:30 am - 01:30 pm
Event Date 2: March 08, 2012 12:45 pm - 02:45 pm

U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary Jason Snyder will visit Henry County High School in McDonough, Ga. on Wednesday, March 7 at 11:30 a.m. Henry County High School is using School Improvement Grant funds to turnaround the school and to improve student achievement. The school is committed to ensuring educational success for each student, with targeted efforts to foster a culture of high expectations and to meet the needs of students with various learning styles, while pursuing and promoting parent and stakeholder engagement.

Before concluding his trip to Henry Country High School, Snyder will be available to address media questions. Presses interested in covering Snyder’s school visit are encouraged to send their requests to press@ed.gov. To learn more about Henry County High School and their mission, visit: http://schoolwires.henry.k12.ga.us/domain/3274

On Thursday, March 8, Snyder will serve as a guest speaker at the Georgia School Improvement Grant Conference in Athens. The conference's theme will focus on “Continuing a Sense of Urgency” and the sharing of best practices among SIG schools focusing on the following topics: Organizational Structures, Leadership and Personnel and Professional Development.


Event 1
Who : Deputy Assistant Secretary Jason Snyder, U.S. Department of Education
What : Visit with local school officials and students at Henry County High School
When : 11:30 a.m. ET March 7, 2012
Where : Henry County High School
401 East Tomlinson
McDonough, Ga.
770-957-3943
Event 2
Who : Deputy Assistant Secretary Jason Snyder, U.S. Department of Education
What : Remarks at the Georgia School Improvement Grant Conference
When : 12:45 p.m. ET March 8, 2012
Where : University of Georgia Conference Center
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, Georgia
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