U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to Lead the United States Delegation at First Ever G20 Education Ministers' Meeting

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to Lead the United States Delegation at First Ever G20 Education Ministers' Meeting

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will travel to Mendoza, Argentina, to lead the United States delegation at the first ever G20 meeting of Education Ministers. She will also participate in the G20 Joint Meeting of Education and Employment Ministers.

While in South America, Secretary DeVos will visit several schools in Chile and Argentina to learn about their approaches to career and technical education. During her study visit, Secretary DeVos will meet with education leaders from the G20 nations and connect directly with educators and students.

Who :

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos

What :

Travel to Santiago, Chile

Meeting with U.S. Ambassador Carol Perez
Visit to Liceo Industrial Eliodoro García Zegers
Visit to Instituto Nacional de Capacitación (INACAP) Santiago
Meeting with Minister of Education Marcela Cubillos
Visit to U.S.-Chile Binational Center

Travel to Mendoza, Argentina

Visit to National University of Cuyo (UNCUYO)
Working Lunch with Educar2050 and Varkey Foundation
Visit to Infinito por Descubrir Learning Center
Meeting with Minister of Education Alejandro Finocchiaro

Visit to U.S.-Argentina Binational Center (AMICANA)

Bilateral Meetings with G20 Ministers of Education
G20 Education Ministers’ Meeting
G20 Joint Education and Employment Ministers’ Meeting

When :

Monday, September 3 through Thursday, September 6

Where :

Schools and Meeting Locations throughout Santiago, Chile and Mendoza, Argentina

All school visits are closed press.