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Arne Duncan presents Ron Thorpe with award at 2015 Teaching & Learning

Arne Duncan presents Ron Thorpe with award at 2015 Teaching & Learning
Arne Duncan presents Ron Thorpe with award at 2015 Teaching & Learning
Length: 3:53

In March 2015, Secretary Arne Duncan presented a lifetime achievement award to Ron Thorpe, a courageous and thoughtful leader of educators and a good friend to many of us here at ED. Secretary Duncan’s words are posted here today in respectful memory of Mr. Thorpe, who died June 30, 2015.

His legacy will live beyond him.

Arne Duncan on the importance of funding education

Arne Duncan on the importance of funding education
Arne Duncan on the importance of funding education
Length: 1:40

The President wants more resources for education. Republicans want to cut education funding - that makes no sense.

Joseph A. Smith, Jr. appointed Special Master for U.S. Department of Education

Arne Duncan visits Liberty Elementary

Arne Duncan visits Liberty Elementary
Arne Duncan visits Liberty Elementary
Length: 0:50

As part of the #WeekofMaking, Arne Duncan visited Liberty Elementary where he helped 3D print a keychain, view a video game a student created, and tour the school.

U.S. Dept. of Education Senior Program Advisor Brad Jupp Discusses New Skills for Success Grant

U.S. Dept. of Education Senior Program Advisor Brad Jupp Discusses New Skills for Success Grant
U.S. Dept. of Education Senior Program Advisor Brad Jupp Discusses New Skills for Success Grant
Length: 1:01

In this video, former middle school teacher and current Senior Program Advisory Brad Jupp discusses why he thinks the Skills for Success grant competition addresses some of the most important challenges that our schools and students face.

U.S. Dept. of Education Policy Advisor Kelly Fitzpatrick Discusses New Skills for Success Grant

U.S. Dept. of Education Policy Advisor Kelly Fitzpatrick Discusses New Skills for Success Grant
U.S. Dept. of Education Policy Advisor Kelly Fitzpatrick Discusses New Skills for Success Grant
Length: 0:57

In this video, former middle school teacher and current Policy Advisor Kelly Fitzpatrick discusses why she believes the Skills for Success grant competition can have a major impact on the lives of students like the ones she taught in her middle school.

Know it 2 Own it - Learning to Advocate for Your Rights

Know it 2 Own it - Learning to Advocate for Your Rights
Know it 2 Own it - Learning to Advocate for Your Rights
Length: 3:12

Elijah Armstrong is a high school senior from Jacksonville, Florida who, like many student’s with disabilities, had learn to advocate for himself and his needs for accommodations in school. Here is his story and his wish for all students with disabilities.

Arne Duncan for #ThanksaBillion

Arne Duncan for #ThanksaBillion
Arne Duncan for #ThanksaBillion
Length: 0:59

Secretary Duncan thanks teachers for their unwavering commitment to service and students.

#ThankATeacher - Arne Duncan calls a retiring teacher

#ThankATeacher - Arne Duncan calls a retiring teacher
#ThankATeacher - Arne Duncan calls a retiring teacher
Length: 2:21

Secretary Arne Duncan makes a surprise phone call to a retiring teacher and learns about her transition from the classroom to becoming a teacher leader.

Lori Blow teaches math and is the Math Testing Coordinator at Vanston Middle School in Mesquite (TX) Independent School District (MISD)

#ThankATeacher - Arne Duncan calls a teacher in Florida

#ThankATeacher - Arne Duncan calls a teacher in Florida
#ThankATeacher - Arne Duncan calls a teacher in Florida
Length: 2:27

Secretary Arne Duncan surprises Linda Markum with a thank you call during Teacher Appreciation Week.

Linda Markum, 6th grade Social Studies Teacher at Pacetti Bay Middle School, St. Johns County School District, St. Augustine, FL.

#ThankATeacher - Ted Mitchell

#ThankATeacher - Ted Mitchell
#ThankATeacher - Ted Mitchell
Length: 1:23

Ted Mitchell, Under Secretary for the U.S. Department of Education tells us about his favorite teacher and why teaching is so imporant.

Shanna Peeples on the importance of teachers

Shanna Peeples on the importance of teachers
Shanna Peeples on the importance of teachers
Length: 2:43

Shanna Peeples, 2015 National Teacher of the Year lifts up the importance of teachers in the lives of students and offers encouragement.

#ThankATeacher - James Cole, Jr.

#ThankATeacher - James Cole, Jr.
#ThankATeacher - James Cole, Jr.
Length: 1:18

James Cole, Jr., General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Education talks about his favorite teacher

Secretary Duncan Thanks the Teachers of Moten Elementary School

Secretary Duncan Thanks the Teachers of Moten Elementary School
Secretary Duncan Thanks the Teachers of Moten Elementary School
Length: 1:27

Secretary Duncan surprised the teachers of Moten Elementary School during their Teacher Appreciation Day breakfast on May 5, 2015.

#ThankATeacher - Deb Delisle

#ThankATeacher - Deb Delisle
#ThankATeacher - Deb Delisle
Length: 1:18

Deb Delisle, Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education tells us about her favorite teacher and why teaching is so imporant


   
Last Modified: 07/02/2015