November 28, 2017
Thank you, Wayne, for that kind introduction. And thank you for the leadership and vision you are bringing to the office of Federal Student Aid.
It’s a delight to be with folks who work directly with and for students. Counseling students as they pursue their dreams is really at the core of your work. And what an incredible opportunity you have to guide them in those pursuits.
November 7, 2017
Thank you, Blake, for that kind introduction.
If you haven't yet had the privilege of meeting him, Blake is a talented senior from George Mason High School in Falls Church. From performing with Harry Connick, Jr. and Andrea Bocelli to being selected to perform at Carnegie Hall, Blake has developed quite the impressive resume in his young but promising life-long learning journey.
October 27, 2017
Thank you, Victoria for that kind introduction. I am so energized to be here with all of you to celebrate your 90th National Convention and Expo!
What a remarkable milestone: nearly a century of bringing Future Farmers of America and guests together to share ideas, compete in events, take part in leadership workshops and network with peers.
October 13, 2017
Thank you, Ami, for that introduction and for what you do to advocate for our kids and their futures. And thank all of you for the work you do to improve the lives of Evergreen Staters.
September 28, 2017
Following are the prepared remarks by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to the "JFK Jr. ForumA conversation on empowering parents" today at the Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge, Mass.
September 12, 2017
Following are the prepared remarks by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to students and faculty at Woods Learning Center in Casper, Wyoming. Today's event is the first of Secretary DeVos' six-state, "Rethink School" tour, showcasing creative ways in which education leaders are meeting the needs of students in K-12 and higher education.
September 7, 2017
Thank you Dean Henry Butler for the kind introduction and for the opportunity to be here. Thank you President Angel Cabrera for your leadership of George Mason University.
And to the students and faculty with us today, thank you for making time to be here during this busy day of classes.
It is a great honor for me to be here today to address a very important topic.
July 27, 2017
Good morning! Thank you, Cameron, for the kind introduction and for your leadership at North Central Michigan College. Michael Hansen, thank you for your leadership of this association.
And thank you all for what you do to provide Michiganders with innovative alternatives throughout their lifelong learning journeys.
July 20, 2017
Thank you, Lisa, for the kind introduction.
It's good to be here at ALEC, with so many friends and quality leaders shaping policy across all 50 states. A special thanks to my fellow Michiganders, thanks so much for joining us and for your hard work in the Great Lakes State.
I'm no stranger to state-based advocacy; it was a primary focus of mine for 30 years before I entered public service.
July 17, 2017
Good morning! And thank you, Kim, for that kind introduction. We’re very excited to have Kim join our team as Acting Assistant Secretary for OSERS. She’ll be working with Ruth Ryder, who you all know, and who led OSERS well through the transition. Thank you both.
It is an honor to be with all of you today. Your calling is one of service to infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities; I deeply respect and admire the work that you do.