May 2014

May 29, 2014

Deputy Director of White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Serve as Panelist in Discussion on Educational Success for Black Men and Boys in a Post Brown v. Board of Education Era

Ivory Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs),will join several panelists tomorrow in a discussion on policies and priorities that will help eliminate systemic barriers for educational success at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C.  “Educational Success for Black Men and Boys in a Post Brown v.

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May 27, 2014

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon to Keynote Symposium on Extending STEM Learning to Historically Underrepresented Groups

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon will give the keynote address at a symposium on providing underrepresented groups more access to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education on Tuesday, May 27, at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C. Lhamon will discuss the U.S.

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May 24, 2014

Michael Yudin to Address Graduates at the 2014 Commencement Ceremony of RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Michael Yudin, acting U.S. Assistant Secretary of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), will speak to the graduating class of the Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf on Saturday at noon on May 24, 2014, in Rochester, New York.

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May 22, 2014

Director of Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships to Give Keynote Address at Community Engagement Meeting in Gary, Indiana

Brenda Girton-Mitchell , the U.S. Education Department's Director of the Center for Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will give the keynote address at a community engagement meeting at 5:30 p.m. CT on Thursday, May 22, in Gary, Indiana. She will be introduced by the mayor of Gary, Karen Freeman-Wilson.

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May 20, 2014

U.S. Education Officials to Participate in Panel Discussion on Enhancing Inclusive Services for Children with Disabilities

U.S. Department of Education officials will address enhancing inclusive services for students with disabilities in a panel discussion at the 14th National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute Tuesday in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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May 20, 2014

Senior Education Official to Deliver Remarks at National Asian American and Pacific Islander Prayer Breakfast

Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the U.S. Department of Education's Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will deliver remarks at the 2014 National Asian American and Pacific Islander Prayer Breakfast Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

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May 20, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary to Visit Nashville, Tennessee, to Host Town Hall on Race to the Top, Give Remarks at EWA National Conference and Participate in Teacher Preparation Roundtable

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Nashville, Tennessee, on Tuesday, May 20, for a series of events. First, he will visit Brick Church College Prep and hold a town hall with Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman, students, parents, educators and local leaders.

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May 20, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary to Visit Nashville, Tennessee, to Host Town Hall on Race to the Top, Give Remarks at EWA National Conference and Participate in Teacher Preparation Roundtable

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Nashville, Tennessee, on Tuesday, May 20, for a series of events. First, he will visit Brick Church College Prep and hold a town hall with Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman, students, parents, educators and local leaders.

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May 20, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary to Visit Nashville, Tennessee, to Host Town Hall on Race to the Top, Give Remarks at EWA National Conference and Participate in Teacher Preparation Roundtable

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Nashville, Tennessee, on Tuesday, May 20, for a series of events. First, he will visit Brick Church College Prep and hold a town hall with Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman, students, parents, educators and local leaders.

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May 20, 2014

U.S. Education Secretary to Visit Nashville, Tennessee, to Host Town Hall on Race to the Top, Give Remarks at EWA National Conference and Participate in Teacher Preparation Roundtable

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Nashville, Tennessee, on Tuesday, May 20, for a series of events. First, he will visit Brick Church College Prep and hold a town hall with Tennessee Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman, students, parents, educators and local leaders.

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May 17, 2014

Senior U.S. Education Official Jamienne Studley to Deliver College of Education Commencement Address at California State University, Dominguez Hills

Jamienne Studley, U.S. deputy under secretary of education, will deliver the commencement address at the College of Education graduation ceremonies Saturday at California State University, Dominguez Hills in Carson, California.

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May 19, 2014

Federal Agencies Team Up to Nab Next Generation of Female STEM Rock Stars

The U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Energy are hosting a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Mentoring Café on Monday, May 19, from 4:30−6 p.m. in the auditorium of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Education Building in Washington, D.C.

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May 17, 2014

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon to Keynote Luncheon at National Magnet Schools of America Conference

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine E. Lhamon will give the keynote address at the luncheon for the National Magnet Schools of America (MSA) Conference on Saturday, May 17, in Hartford, Connecticut. Lhamon’s remarks will focus on the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Brown v.

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May 17, 2014

Senior Official to Participate in Event Commemorating 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

Brenda Girton-Mitchell, director of the U.S. Department of Education's Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, will join a coalition of parents, teachers, clergy members and community leaders on Saturday, May 17, at John Philip Sousa Middle School in Washington, D.C., to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education.

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May 14, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Host Roundtable on Supporting Students of Color

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), in partnership with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) and in collaboration with the White House Initiatives on American Indian and Alaska Native and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, will hold the first in a series

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May 14, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Host Roundtable on Supporting Students of Color

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), in partnership with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) and in collaboration with the White House Initiatives on American Indian and Alaska Native and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, will hold the first in a series

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May 14, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Host Roundtable on Supporting Students of Color

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), in partnership with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) and in collaboration with the White House Initiatives on American Indian and Alaska Native and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, will hold the first in a series

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May 14, 2014

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Host Roundtable on Supporting Students of Color

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA), in partnership with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (WHIEEH) and in collaboration with the White House Initiatives on American Indian and Alaska Native and Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, will hold the first in a series

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May 14, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Deliver Arizona State Commencement Address

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Arizona Wednesday where he will deliver the commencement address at Arizona State University and hold a roundtable discussion with Phoenix-area school principals.

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May 14, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Deliver Arizona State Commencement Address

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Arizona Wednesday where he will deliver the commencement address at Arizona State University and hold a roundtable discussion with Phoenix-area school principals.

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May 14, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Deliver Arizona State Commencement Address

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Arizona Wednesday where he will deliver the commencement address at Arizona State University and hold a roundtable discussion with Phoenix-area school principals.

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May 08, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Schools in Longmont, Denver and Falcon to Highlight STEM, Race to the Top, and Innovative Principal and Teacher Leadership Programs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Longmont, Denver and Falcon, Colo., on Thursday and Friday, May 8-9, for several events that highlight excellence in education, teacher and principal leadership, and the importance of community involvement in our schools.

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May 08, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Schools in Longmont, Denver and Falcon to Highlight STEM, Race to the Top, and Innovative Principal and Teacher Leadership Programs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Longmont, Denver and Falcon, Colo., on Thursday and Friday, May 8-9, for several events that highlight excellence in education, teacher and principal leadership, and the importance of community involvement in our schools.

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May 08, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Schools in Longmont, Denver and Falcon to Highlight STEM, Race to the Top, and Innovative Principal and Teacher Leadership Programs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Longmont, Denver and Falcon, Colo., on Thursday and Friday, May 8-9, for several events that highlight excellence in education, teacher and principal leadership, and the importance of community involvement in our schools.

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May 08, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Schools in Longmont, Denver and Falcon to Highlight STEM, Race to the Top, and Innovative Principal and Teacher Leadership Programs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Longmont, Denver and Falcon, Colo., on Thursday and Friday, May 8-9, for several events that highlight excellence in education, teacher and principal leadership, and the importance of community involvement in our schools.

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May 08, 2014

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Schools in Longmont, Denver and Falcon to Highlight STEM, Race to the Top, and Innovative Principal and Teacher Leadership Programs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to Longmont, Denver and Falcon, Colo., on Thursday and Friday, May 8-9, for several events that highlight excellence in education, teacher and principal leadership, and the importance of community involvement in our schools.

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May 08, 2014

U.S. Educational Technology Director Richard Culatta to Address Broadband Coalition Forum

Richard Culatta, director of the U.S. Education Department's Office of Educational Technology, will address the annual conference of the Schools, Health and Libraries Broadband (SHLB) Coalition Thursday in Washington, D.C.

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May 06, 2014

Secretary Duncan to Testify on Education Budget Request before Senate Budget Committee

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will testify Tuesday before the Senate Budget Committee on the administration’s fiscal year 2015 budget request for education.

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May 05, 2014

Deputy Secretary of Education to Participate in Summit on Social and Emotional Development in Youth in St. Paul, Minnesota

Deputy Secretary of Education Jim Shelton will participate in a summit aimed at understanding and promoting social and emotional development in youth on Monday, May 5, in St. Paul, Minn. St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman will attend the summit.

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