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U.S. Education Department Officials to Address 'Gear Up' Conference on Access to a College Education


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Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov


Event Date 1: February 04, 2013 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Event Date 2: February 04, 2013 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Officials from the U.S. Department of Education will address the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships' GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop on Monday, Feb. 4, in Las Vegas. GEAR UP is the acronym for the Education Department's Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs initiative, which helps thousands of at-risk students prepare for college and receive the support they need to achieve success in postsecondary education.

The National Council for Community and Education Partnerships works to develop and strengthen broad-based partnerships throughout education, from early childhood through postsecondary education.


Event 1
Who : Debra Saunders-White, deputy assistant secretary for higher education programs, U.S. Department of Education
What : Remarks to a general session of the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships' GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop
When : 1 p.m. PT, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013
Where :

Octavius 4
Caesars Palace
Las Vegas, Nev.

Event 2
Who : Michael Robbins, senior advisor for nonprofit partnerships, U.S. Department of Education
What : Remarks to the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships' GEAR UP Capacity-Building Workshop on the topic, "Partnerships for GEAR UP Success"
When : 2 p.m. PT, Monday, Feb. 4, 2013
Where :

Milano 1-4
Caesars Palace
Las Vegas, Nev.