U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to Participate in 91st National FFA Convention in Indianapolis

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to Participate in 91st National FFA Convention in Indianapolis

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will travel to Indianapolis, Indiana, on Friday, Oct. 26, to participate in the 91st National FFA Convention and Expo. The Secretary will be joined by Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical and Adult Education Scott Stump.

While at the National FFA Convention, the Secretary will tour the Expo Center and will participate in a roundtable with FFA student leadership to hear firsthand how the organization is helping them pursue their career and technical education interests.

At the conclusion of the tour and roundtable, the Secretary will deliver remarks at the FFA General Session at Bankers Life Fieldhouse where she will encourage students to continue exploring the multiple pathways to success post-high school that they are learning about through FFA.

Who :

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos
Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical and Adult Education Scott Stump

What :

Visit to the National FFA Convention and Expo

When :

Friday, Oct. 26, 2018

10:00 a.m. EDT, Visit to Expo at Indiana Convention Center (open press with avail)
11:30 a.m. EDT, Roundtable with FFA student leaders (closed press)
12:30 p.m. EDT, Remarks at Bankers Life Fieldhouse (open press)

Where :

Location 1:

Blue Room Experience
Indiana Convention Center
100 S. Capitol Ave.
Indianapolis, Indiana

Location 2:

Bankers Life Fieldhouse
125 S. Pennsylvania St.
Indianapolis, Indiana

NOTE: Credentialed media interested in attending the event must register here. Once you register, you will receive an email confirmation. When you arrive in Indianapolis, you must pick up your credentials at Convention Registration, located in Hall K in the Indiana Convention Center.

A valid media credential and photo ID will be required for access to the event.

Press should plan to arrive at least 20 minutes prior to the event.