March 2014

March 31, 2014

Deputy Assistant Education Secretary Libby Doggett to Speak at The Dallas Foundation’s Early Education Series-KIDS COUNT Event

U.S. Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Early Learning Libby Doggett will speak at the Dallas Foundation’s Early Education Series-KIDS COUNT event at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, Texas, on Monday, March 31, 2014.

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March 29, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Join Florida Community Organizations to Help Latinos Enroll in Affordable Health Care Plans

Alejandra Ceja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) will join several Florida community organizations in a bilingual community event in Tampa, Fla., to help Latinos learn about and enroll in quality health care plans available under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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March 29, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Deputy Director Marco Davis to Give Remarks at Third Annual Color of Leadership Conference: A Male Perspective

Deputy Director Marco Davis of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) will give keynote remarks at the Third Annual Color of Leadership Conference: A Male Perspective on Saturday, March 29, in Arlington, Va.

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March 30, 2014

Hawaii Marks 50 States Visited for U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Hawaii Sunday-Monday, where he will recognize the state's progress in education, as well as learn about issues of concern to students, parents, educators and policymakers. The Hawaii visit will mark the 50th state Duncan has visited as Secretary since taking office in 2009.

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March 30, 2014

Hawaii Marks 50 States Visited for U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Hawaii Sunday-Monday, where he will recognize the state's progress in education, as well as learn about issues of concern to students, parents, educators and policymakers. The Hawaii visit will mark the 50th state Duncan has visited as Secretary since taking office in 2009.

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March 30, 2014

Hawaii Marks 50 States Visited for U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit Hawaii Sunday-Monday, where he will recognize the state's progress in education, as well as learn about issues of concern to students, parents, educators and policymakers. The Hawaii visit will mark the 50th state Duncan has visited as Secretary since taking office in 2009.

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March 27, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Launches National Policy in Action Forums

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) launches its 2014 National Policy in Action Forums with the National Forum on Integrated Student Supports (ISS) in Los Angeles on Thursday, March 27.

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March 28, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and Ebony Magazine Kick Off Series of Education Summits at Morehouse College

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), in partnership with Ebony magazine, will hold the first in a series of education summits across the country on improving the educational outcomes of African American students and better preparing them for college and careers.

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March 28, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and Ebony Magazine Kick Off Series of Education Summits at Morehouse College

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), in partnership with Ebony magazine, will hold the first in a series of education summits across the country on improving the educational outcomes of African American students and better preparing them for college and careers.

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March 27, 2014

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Address Career and Technical Education Administrators’ Annual Leadership Conference in Albany, N.Y.

U.S. Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier will give keynote remarks at the annual leadership conference of the Association of Career and Technical Education Administrators at 8 a.m. on Thursday, March 27, in Albany, N.Y. A question and answer session will follow her remarks.

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March 26, 2014

Deputy Director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs to Host Panel Discussion at Morehouse College on Need for More African American Male Educators

Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), will moderate a panel discussion—“Answering the Call of the Bell: Morehouse Men Increasing Black Male Educators”—on Wednesday, March 26, at Morehouse College in Atlanta.

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March 25, 2014

Acting Assistant Secretary Michael Yudin to Discuss Importance of Social Inclusion, Participation for Children with Disabilities

Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, along with Special Olympics Project Unity staff and participants in the program, will discuss the Education Department-funded project in a briefing Tuesday at the Education Department headquarters in Washington.

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March 26, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics Executive Director Alejandra Ceja to Visit Manual Arts High School and Hold Roundtable Discussions

Executive Director Alejandra Ceja of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) and her staff will visit Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles and participate in roundtable discussions with students and community partners on Wednesday, March 26 from 9 a.m.

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March 25, 2014

Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley to Address Ohio College Presidents’ Conference

Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will discuss the president’s proposal to develop a college rating system that informs students and encourages institutions to improve and innovate at the Ohio College Presidents’ annual conference at 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25, in Washington, D.C. A question-and-answer session will follow her remarks.

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March 23, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Give Remarks at the Council of the Great City Schools Conference in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give luncheon remarks, followed by a question-and-answer session, at the Council of the Great City Schools Annual Legislative and Policy Conference on Sunday, March 23, in Washington, D.C.

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March 23, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Give Remarks at the Council of the Great City Schools Conference in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will give luncheon remarks, followed by a question-and-answer session, at the Council of the Great City Schools Annual Legislative and Policy Conference on Sunday, March 23, in Washington, D.C.

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March 24, 2014

Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Give Remarks at the Wallace Research and Policy Symposium on Talent Development

Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle will deliver remarks as a special guest speaker at the Wallace Research and Policy Symposium on Talent Development on Monday, March 24 in Arlington, Va. Delisle will discuss trends in education policy and reform that affect gifted services and how to make a difference at the state policy and national advocacy levels.

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March 21, 2014

Secretary Arne Duncan, Attorney General Holder, to Announce Findings of Expansive Survey of America's Public Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will join Attorney General Eric Holder and Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon at J.O. Wilson Elementary School in Washington, D.C.

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March 20, 2014

White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities Executive Director George Cooper to Address Higher Education Forum in San Jose, Calif.

George Cooper, executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, will deliver opening remarks at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities' HBCU Innovation and Entrepreneurship Collaboration 2014 National Symposium Thursday in San Jose, Calif.

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March 20, 2014

Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Discuss Federal Education Priorities at College of New Rochelle in New York

Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle will give remarks at the Lower Hudson Council of Administrative Women in Education meeting on Thursday, March 20, at the College of New Rochelle in New Rochelle, N.Y.

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March 20, 2014

Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley to Participate on Panel in New York City Discussing Value of a Liberal Arts Degree

Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will discuss President Obama’s proposal to develop a college rating system that informs students and encourages institutions to improve and innovate at a panel being held on Thursday, March 20, at 7:30 p.m. in New York City.

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March 19, 2014

Assistant Secretary Deb Delisle to Host Roundtable on Role of Technology in Education at Consortium for School Networking's Annual Conference

Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education Deb Delisle will host a town hall on education technology at the Consortium for School Networking's (CoSN) 2014 Annual Conference on Wednesday, March 19, in Washington, D.C. The session, "Can Big Data and Innovative Digital Learning Play Together?" will highlight how technology can be leveraged to transform learning in the future.

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March 19, 2014

Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Visit Los Angeles for Events Spotlighting Excellence in Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 19, to participate in several events that highlight excellence in education and the importance of community involvement and support.

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March 19, 2014

Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Visit Los Angeles for Events Spotlighting Excellence in Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 19, to participate in several events that highlight excellence in education and the importance of community involvement and support.

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March 19, 2014

Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Visit Los Angeles for Events Spotlighting Excellence in Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 19, to participate in several events that highlight excellence in education and the importance of community involvement and support.

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March 18, 2014

Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley to Participate on Panel Discussing Leadership for the Innovative University in Washington, D.C.

Acting Under Secretary Jamienne Studley will serve on a panel entitled "Leadership for the Innovative University" at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 18, in Washington, D.C.

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March 17, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education to Participate in Discussion at Council of Chief State School Officers’ Legislative Conference

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will participate in a moderated conversation (“fireside chat”) with Chris Minnich, executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), during the Council’s Legislative Conference on Monday, March 17, in Washington, D.C.

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March 15, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Participate in Early Learning Parent Roundtable and Health Insurance Enrollment Event in Union City, N.J.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will meet with parents of children enrolled in New Jersey’s mixed-delivery state preschool program for a roundtable discussion on Saturday, March 15, at 10:40 a.m. at the Union City Housing Authority Pavilion in Union City, N.J. This roundtable is an opportunity to hear from parents on how early learning is helping their children.

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March 14, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Speak at National Association of State Boards of Education's Legislative Policy Forum

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver remarks at the closing luncheon of the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) Legislative Policy Forum on Friday, March 14 at noon in Arlington, Va.

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