Public Schedule of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
The Week Ahead: Oct. 20-24, 2014
(Schedule subject to change. All times are local.)


Monday, Oct. 20

Secretary Duncan will travel to California for events Monday and Tuesday aimed at spotlighting the economic benefits to America of developing excellence in education – from cradle to career.

1:15 p.m. PT
Secretary Duncan will join Mayor Ed Lee, Police Chief Greg Suhr and California State Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg in visiting the Yerba Buena Gardens Child Development Center, where they will observe a high-quality preschool class and hold a press availability.
Yerba Buena Gardens Child Development Center, 790 Folsom St., San Francisco

1:45 p.m. PT
The Secretary will deliver the keynote address to the White House Early Education Town Hall – "Children: The Bay Area's Greatest Investment" – being held at the Children's Creativity Museum. On hand will be California State Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, San Francisco Unified School District Superintendent Richard Carranza, and more than 150 state and local leaders who will discuss California's early learning successes and chart a path forward for the state's youngest learners.
Children's Creativity Museum, 221 Fourth St., San Francisco

2:35 p.m. PT
Secretary Duncan will visit Philip & Sala Burton High School where he will observe an engineering class and hold a roundtable discussion with national business leaders working with the National Academy Foundation. They will discuss the importance of college- and career-ready standards and talk about partnerships that the leaders have created with schools to establish and strengthen career academies. A press availability will follow at 3:55 p.m.
Philip & Sala Burton High School, 400 Mansell St., San Francisco

Tuesday, Oct. 21

8:05 a.m. PT
The Secretary will hold a roundtable discussion at Roosevelt Middle School with educators about their successes and challenges in transitioning to new standards and assessments. At 9:05 a.m., he will tour the school and hear about the progress that students are making to become more equipped for college and careers. A press availability will follow at 9:25 a.m.
Roosevelt Middle School, 460 Arguello Blvd., San Francisco

3:20 p.m. PT
Secretary Duncan will deliver the keynote address to the White House Early Learning Summit, being held at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. He will emphasize the value to our nation of supporting early childhood education. A press availability will follow.
Walt Disney Concert Hall (BP Hall), 111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles

Wednesday, Oct. 22

No public events.

Thursday, Oct. 23

No public events.

Friday, Oct. 24

No public events.


 
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