Public Schedule of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
The Week Ahead: July 28-Aug. 1, 2014
(All times local; information and schedule are subject to change)


Monday, July 28

No public events.

Tuesday, July 29

10:30 a.m.

The Secretary, joined by Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, will visit Toledo Technology Academy to host a roundtable focused on job-driven training and the need to redesign and equip high schools to prepare students for careers. School officials, students and local union and workforce leaders will participate in the roundtable. The Academy, a member of the Toledo Public Schools initiative, was recently awarded a $3.8 million grant through the Youth CareerConnect grant program. A short press availability will follow.
Toledo Technology Academy, 3301 Upton Ave., Toledo, Ohio

12:45 p.m.

The Secretary and Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez will tour several apprenticeship training labs at the Toledo Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee. Students participating in these labs are not only preparing for commercial and residential electrical careers and telecommunications jobs, but also are earning college credit for their training. The programs are affiliated with Northwest State Community College and Owens Community College. A short press availability will follow.
Toledo Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, 803 Lime City Rd., Rossford, Ohio

Wednesday, July 30

8:30 a.m.
The Secretary will give remarks, followed by a question-and-answer session, at the Children’s Law Center breakfast. His remarks will focus on the Obama administration’s education reform initiatives and equity efforts, with a particular emphasis on how they aim to benefit low-income children.
McKenna Long & Aldridge, 1900 K St., N.W., 2nd Floor Conference Center, Washington, D.C.

Noon

The Secretary will visit the Library of Congress for another 2014 Let’s Read! Let’s Move! field trip in his neighborhood, which is part of a broader initiative to engage youth in summer learning and physical activity. U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, Acting U.S. Surgeon General Boris D. Lushniak, NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon and Chef Pati Jinich of “Pati’s Mexican Kitchen,” a cooking show on PBS, are expected to join Duncan.
Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave., S.E., Washington, D.C.

3:00 p.m.

The Secretary will give remarks at the Military Child Education Coalition’s National Training Seminar that focuses on issues impacting the academics, service and wellness of military-connected children. He will discuss college access and affordability, and how to best support military-connected students. Following his brief remarks, the Secretary will take questions from the audience.
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Rd., N.W., Salon 2, Washington, D.C.

Thursday, July 31

No public events.

Friday, August 1

No public events.


 
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