The Week Ahead: June 27-July 2
(All times are local. Schedule subject to change. )
Monday, June 27
9:20 a.m. ET
Secretary King will address the U.S. Justice Department’s National Youth Forum Summit on Preventing Youth Violence in Baltimore. Among other topics, he will discuss the challenges of gun violence plaguing America today.
Hilton Baltimore, Key Ballroom, 401 W. Pratt St., Baltimore
6 p.m. ET
Secretary King will speak at the Small Business Administration’s Hispanic American Entrepreneurship Summit at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington. He will update the audience about the Department’s work and its impact on the Hispanic community.
St. Regis Hotel, Astor Terrace (Rain Location: Astor Ballroom), 923 16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C.
Tuesday, June 28
2 p.m. CT
Conversation with Andy Rotherham
Secretary King will appear at the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools Conference at Music City Center in Nashville. He will participate in a “fireside chat” with Andy Rotherham, co-founder of Bellwether Education Partners, and later deliver a keynote address to a conference general session. At both appearances, he will discuss a broad range of issues affecting charter schools.
Music City Center, Grand Ballroom, 201 Fifth Ave., Nashville, Tennessee
Wednesday, June 29
10 a.m. ET
Secretary King will testify before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on proposed regulations to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
409 Dirksen Senate Office Building, U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C.
Thursday, June 30
12:15 p.m. ET
Secretary King will deliver remarks and participate in a panel discussion regarding ESSA implementation at the Education Commission of the States’ National Forum on Education Policy.
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Thurgood Marshall Ballroom, 2660 Woodley Rd., N.W., Washington, D.C.
Friday, July 1
5:30 p.m. ET
Secretary King will travel to the Orlando area to deliver remarks at the National PTA Annual Convention at the Disney Swan and Dolphin Resort. He will stress the importance of family engagement in education.
Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort, 1500 EPCOT Resorts Blvd., Lake Buena Vista, Florida
Saturday, July 2
1:55 p.m. CT
Secretary King will visit New Orleans where he will deliver remarks at the ESSENCE Festival. He will stress the importance of improving education outcomes for all students, as well as spotlighting the need to support educators and elevate the teaching profession.
Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center, Great Hall, 900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans