The Week Ahead: September 14- September 18, 2015
(Schedule subject to change. All times are local.)
Note: Secretary Duncan launches his sixth annual back-to-school bus tour. This year’s “Ready for Success” trip will include stops in seven states, highlighting achievements of educators, students, families and others in expanding opportunity for young people throughout the nation. A media availability follows each event, except in Des Moines.
Monday, September 14
Secretary Duncan will kick off his bus tour with a visit to a preschool classroom at Woodland Early Learning Center.
Woodland Early Learning Community School, 711 Woodland Ave., Kansas City, Missouri
President Barack Obama will join Secretary Duncan for a town hall with high school students and their parents to discuss college access and affordability.
North High School, 501 Holcomb Ave., Des Moines, Iowa
NOTE: Members of the media who wish to cover this event must RSVP via the following link by no later than tomorrow, Saturday September 12 at 11:00AM CDT/12:00PM EDT: https://www.whitehouse.gov//webform/media-rsvp-town-hall-event-president-obama-des-moines-ia-september-14-2015
Tuesday, September 15
Secretary Duncan will visit Roosevelt Middle School to observe a teacher coaching session and participate in a discussion on teacher leadership.
Roosevelt Middle School, 300 13th St., N.W., Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Secretary Duncan will visit a school district to discuss open educational resources.
Williamsfield Community Unit School District, 325 West Kentucky Ave., Williamsfield, Illinois
Wednesday, September 16
Secretary Duncan will visit the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to participate in a roundtable discussion on disability resources and related educational services.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 901 West Illinois St., Champaign, Illinois
Secretary Duncan will participate in a lecture series on college innovation and affordability at Purdue University.
Purdue University, 610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, Indiana
Secretary Duncan will have a roundtable discussion with students about family engagement at Crispus Attucks High School.
Crispus Attucks High School, 1140 W, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St., Indianapolis, Indiana
Thursday, September 17
Secretary Duncan will visit Jeffersontown High Magnet Career Academy.
9600 Old 6 Mile Lane, Louisville, Kentucky
Secretary Duncan will visit the University of Louisville for a tour and a town hall meeting with high school students.
University of Louisville, 2301 S 3rd St., Louisville, Kentucky
Secretary Duncan will visit Cincinnati State Technical and Community College to discuss college affordability.
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, 3520 Central parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio
Friday, September 18
Secretary Duncan will participate in a town hall meeting and college access rally at Carnegie Mellon University.
Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania