The Week Ahead: May 9-15, 2015
(Schedule subject to change. All times are local.)
Saturday, May 9
Secretary Duncan will deliver remarks at North Carolina Central University's commencement ceremony in Durham, North Carolina. The Secretary will congratulate the 650 graduates and speak to the audience of more than 5,000 about using innovative approaches to solving some of the world's most pressing problems.
O'Kelly-Riddick Stadium, Eagle Campus and Stadium Drives, Durham, North Carolina
Monday, May 11
Secretary Duncan will give keynote remarks at the National Institute for Early Education Research's release of "The State of Preschool Yearbook." The Yearbook provides an overview of progress among state preschool programs and ranks each state's performance on access, quality standards and spending per child.
CentroNía Preschool, 1345 University Blvd. E, Takoma Park, Maryland
Tuesday, May 12
Secretary Duncan will give welcoming remarks at the National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention, "From Promise to Practice." The summit convenes a network of communities and federal agencies that work together, share information and build local capacity to prevent and reduce youth violence.
Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia
Wednesday, May 13
Secretary Duncan will conduct a Native Youth Basketball Clinic and participate in a roundtable discussion with native youth as part of the Obama Administration Native Youth Listening Tour. There will be a press availability at 5 p.m.
Denver Indian Center, 4407 Morrison Road, Denver, Colorado
Thursday, May 14
Secretary Duncan will visit McGlone Elementary School with Gov. John Hickenlooper and Denver Superintendent Tom Boasberg in Denver, Colorado. The Secretary will visit a classroom and meet with students, teachers, school leaders, and community members about McGlone's dramatic academic transformation. This event will be followed by a press availability at 10:05.
McGlone Elementary School, 4500 Crown Blvd., Denver, Colorado
Secretary Duncan will deliver remarks at the Community College of Denver's commencement ceremony in Denver, Colorado. The Secretary will congratulate 250 graduates and speak to an audience of 3,000 people about the importance of postsecondary training and education and the role that community colleges play in helping students progress.
University of Magness Arena-Ritchie Center, 2240 E. Buchtel Blvd., Denver, Colorado
Friday, May 15
No public events scheduled.