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Thank you for your service, Angel! You make #GovPossible through your work at ED and have made an impact on education. #...
05/07/2021

Thank you for your service, Angel! You make #GovPossible through your work at ED and have made an impact on education.

#PSRW #PSRW2021 #PublicServiceRecognitionWeek

Thank you for your service, Angel! You make #GovPossible through your work at ED and have made an impact on education.

#PSRW #PSRW2021 #PublicServiceRecognitionWeek

"Every day America's teachers change lives, and every day those lives change the world." - Secretary Miguel Cardona Secr...
05/07/2021

"Every day America's teachers change lives, and every day those lives change the world." - Secretary Miguel Cardona

Secretary Cardona thanks teachers for being embodiments of possibility, champions of students' potential and stewards of their success.

https://blog.ed.gov/2021/05/a-letter-to-americas-teachers/

"Every day America's teachers change lives, and every day those lives change the world." - Secretary Miguel Cardona

Secretary Cardona thanks teachers for being embodiments of possibility, champions of students' potential and stewards of their success.

https://blog.ed.gov/2021/05/a-letter-to-americas-teachers/

Educators need our support! Vol. 2 of our COVID-19 Handbook includes strategies and examples of systems that can help su...
05/07/2021

Educators need our support! Vol. 2 of our COVID-19 Handbook includes strategies and examples of systems that can help support educator and staff well-being. Try developing some of these support systems in your district or school.https://www2.ed.gov/documents/coronavirus/reopening-2.pdf

Educators need our support! Vol. 2 of our COVID-19 Handbook includes strategies and examples of systems that can help support educator and staff well-being. Try developing some of these support systems in your district or school.https://www2.ed.gov/documents/coronavirus/reopening-2.pdf

Shoutout to school nurses! You bring critical expertise as school buildings and communities continue to reopen. Thank yo...
05/06/2021

Shoutout to school nurses! You bring critical expertise as school buildings and communities continue to reopen. Thank you for drying tears, taking temperatures, and staying up-to-date on COVID-19 protocols.

#ThankYouThursday #ThankYouNurses #NursesDay2021 #NursesWeek

Shoutout to school nurses! You bring critical expertise as school buildings and communities continue to reopen. Thank you for drying tears, taking temperatures, and staying up-to-date on COVID-19 protocols.

#ThankYouThursday #ThankYouNurses #NursesDay2021 #NursesWeek

🥰We love seeing these hand-drawn heartfelt notes! 🎨What better way to express gratitude than through ART! 💖#ThankATeache...
05/06/2021

🥰We love seeing these hand-drawn heartfelt notes!

🎨What better way to express gratitude than through ART!

💖#ThankATeacher #TeacherAppreciationWeek

Thank you for making #GovPossible, Christopher! Your work at ED and support makes education opportunities possible for o...
05/06/2021

Thank you for making #GovPossible, Christopher! Your work at ED and support makes education opportunities possible for others!

#PSRW #PSRW2021 #PublicServiceRecognitionWeek

Thank you for making #GovPossible, Christopher! Your work at ED and support makes education opportunities possible for others!

#PSRW #PSRW2021 #PublicServiceRecognitionWeek

Today! Join Official AfAmeducation in an important roundtable discussion about strategies for recruiting and retaining b...
05/06/2021
AfAmEd Connector Black Male Teacher Appreciation Week Virtual Roundtable

Today! Join Official AfAmeducation in an important roundtable discussion about strategies for recruiting and retaining black male educators. #BlackMenTeach #ThankATeacher
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/afamed-connector-black-male-teacher-appreciation-week-virtual-roundtable-registration-151662339139

Roundtable to discuss the successful recruitment and retention of Black Male Teachers as a part of Teacher Appreciation Week.

👏👏👏👏 #NationalTeacherOfTheYear #ThankATeacher #TeacherAppreciationWeek
05/06/2021

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#NationalTeacherOfTheYear #ThankATeacher #TeacherAppreciationWeek

Surprise! Congratulations Juliana Urtubey on being named the 2021 National Teacher of the Year! I’m so glad I got to celebrate and honor you in person. All of us at The White House thank you for the joy you bring to your students, their families, and to all who meet you.

We asked teachers across the U.S. to share their proudest moments of teaching. Thank you for sharing, Eileen! 🔬👩‍💻👨‍💻🧮#T...
05/05/2021

We asked teachers across the U.S. to share their proudest moments of teaching.

Thank you for sharing, Eileen! 🔬👩‍💻👨‍💻🧮

#TeacherAppreciationWeek #ThankATeacher

We asked teachers across the U.S. to share their proudest moments of teaching.

Thank you for sharing, Eileen! 🔬👩‍💻👨‍💻🧮

#TeacherAppreciationWeek #ThankATeacher

ICYMI: Last month, states received access to $81B of their ARP ESSER funds. The remaining $41B will become available aft...
05/05/2021

ICYMI: Last month, states received access to $81B of their ARP ESSER funds. The remaining $41B will become available after ED approves states' plans for these resources. This totals nearly $122B to help safely reopen and sustain the safe operation of schools.

https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-education-department-releases-state-plan-template-american-rescue-plan-elementary-and-secondary-school-emergency-relief-fund

ICYMI: Last month, states received access to $81B of their ARP ESSER funds. The remaining $41B will become available after ED approves states' plans for these resources. This totals nearly $122B to help safely reopen and sustain the safe operation of schools.

https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-education-department-releases-state-plan-template-american-rescue-plan-elementary-and-secondary-school-emergency-relief-fund

We asked teachers across the U.S. to share their proudest moments of teaching. Thank you for sharing, Britta! 👏🎉#Teacher...
05/05/2021

We asked teachers across the U.S. to share their proudest moments of teaching.

Thank you for sharing, Britta! 👏🎉

#TeacherAppreciationWeek #ThankATeacher

We asked teachers across the U.S. to share their proudest moments of teaching.

Thank you for sharing, Britta! 👏🎉

#TeacherAppreciationWeek #ThankATeacher

Gretchen is paying it forward by helping others access higher education through her work at Federal Student Aid. Thank y...
05/05/2021

Gretchen is paying it forward by helping others access higher education through her work at Federal Student Aid. Thank you for making #GovPossible!

#PSRW #PSRW2021 #PublicServiceRecognitionWeek

Gretchen is paying it forward by helping others access higher education through her work at Federal Student Aid. Thank you for making #GovPossible!

#PSRW #PSRW2021 #PublicServiceRecognitionWeek

Send a pledge to the moon! 🌝Educators and K-12 students are invited to record a message about how they'll be using Artem...
05/04/2021
Deadline Extended: Send a Pledge to the Moon — Pledge of the Artemis Generation to Explore

Send a pledge to the moon! 🌝

Educators and K-12 students are invited to record a message about how they'll be using Artemis focused resources. Submit to NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration by June 4 and all the pledges will hitch a ride with Artemis to the moon.
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https://www.nasa.gov/stem-ed-resources/send-a-pledge-to-the-moon-pledge-of-the-artemis-generation-to-explore.html

The teaching profession requires ongoing professional development to keep practitioners skilled and well versed in curre...
05/04/2021

The teaching profession requires ongoing professional development to keep practitioners skilled and well versed in current evidence-based strategies for teaching and learning. Thank you teachers for honing your craft. #ThankATeacher

The teaching profession requires ongoing professional development to keep practitioners skilled and well versed in current evidence-based strategies for teaching and learning. Thank you teachers for honing your craft. #ThankATeacher

True today as it was in 2018: “There is a need for more teachers of color.” Enrique Cornejo was an intern with the White...
05/04/2021

True today as it was in 2018: “There is a need for more teachers of color.” Enrique Cornejo was an intern with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics in 2017. Read his reflection on education. #LatinosTeach #TeacherAppreciationWeek

https://sites.ed.gov/hispanic-initiative/2018/02/reflections-on-a-future-in-education/

True today as it was in 2018: “There is a need for more teachers of color.” Enrique Cornejo was an intern with the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics in 2017. Read his reflection on education. #LatinosTeach #TeacherAppreciationWeek

https://sites.ed.gov/hispanic-initiative/2018/02/reflections-on-a-future-in-education/

Public service runs in the family for Celeste. She makes #GovPossible by serving the community and future generations of...
05/04/2021

Public service runs in the family for Celeste. She makes #GovPossible by serving the community and future generations of women. Thank you!

#PSRW #PSRW2021 #PublicServiceRecognitionWeek

Public service runs in the family for Celeste. She makes #GovPossible by serving the community and future generations of women. Thank you!

#PSRW #PSRW2021 #PublicServiceRecognitionWeek

Teachers are remarkable! Show your appreciation with these thank you cards. #ThankATeacher #TeacherAppreciationWeek
05/04/2021

Teachers are remarkable! Show your appreciation with these thank you cards.

#ThankATeacher #TeacherAppreciationWeek

Looking for ways to show your appreciation during Teacher Appreciation Week? Communication with teachers and their leade...
05/03/2021

Looking for ways to show your appreciation during Teacher Appreciation Week? Communication with teachers and their leadership is a great ways to say thank you and amplify your gratitude.

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Looking for ways to show your appreciation during Teacher Appreciation Week? Communication with teachers and their leadership is a great ways to say thank you and amplify your gratitude.

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Educator & staff well-being need support. District & school leaders should focus on developing peer-to-peer support syst...
05/03/2021

Educator & staff well-being need support. District & school leaders should focus on developing peer-to-peer support systems, considerations for workloads, transparency in school mental health supports, & space for educators to recharge. More in section 3b:https://www2.ed.gov/documents/coronavirus/reopening-2.pdf

Educator & staff well-being need support. District & school leaders should focus on developing peer-to-peer support systems, considerations for workloads, transparency in school mental health supports, & space for educators to recharge. More in section 3b:https://www2.ed.gov/documents/coronavirus/reopening-2.pdf

Thank you, Gillian, for caring about all students and their families! You make #GovPossible at ED. #PSRW #PSRW2021
05/03/2021

Thank you, Gillian, for caring about all students and their families! You make #GovPossible at ED. #PSRW #PSRW2021

Thank you, Gillian, for caring about all students and their families! You make #GovPossible at ED. #PSRW #PSRW2021

It's time for Summertime #STEM! Get ready for #SummerLearning with a free webinar on what STEM programs work best to [re...
05/02/2021

It's time for Summertime #STEM! Get ready for #SummerLearning with a free webinar on what STEM programs work best to [re]engage students and where to find resources. Tuesday, May 4 at 2:30 pm ET [-->] https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summertime-stem-webinar-registration-150906652861

It's time for Summertime #STEM! Get ready for #SummerLearning with a free webinar on what STEM programs work best to [re]engage students and where to find resources. Tuesday, May 4 at 2:30 pm ET [-->] https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summertime-stem-webinar-registration-150906652861

Join the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans on Thursday, May 6 at 2pm ET for a round...
05/02/2021

Join the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans on Thursday, May 6 at 2pm ET for a roundtable discussion about strategies to recruit and retain black male educators. Registration is open now. #BlackMenTeach #ThankATeacher https://www.eventbrite.com/e/afamed-connector-black-male-teacher-appreciation-week-virtual-roundtable-registration-151662339139

Join the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans on Thursday, May 6 at 2pm ET for a roundtable discussion about strategies to recruit and retain black male educators. Registration is open now. #BlackMenTeach #ThankATeacher https://www.eventbrite.com/e/afamed-connector-black-male-teacher-appreciation-week-virtual-roundtable-registration-151662339139

It’s #TeacherAppreciationWeek! Thank you for your support, encouragement, and comfort. Thank you for your patience and h...
05/02/2021

It’s #TeacherAppreciationWeek! Thank you for your support, encouragement, and comfort. Thank you for your patience and helping us to learn. We appreciate you! #ThankATeacher

📺https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gMVWF3q3xU

It’s #TeacherAppreciationWeek! Thank you for your support, encouragement, and comfort. Thank you for your patience and helping us to learn. We appreciate you! #ThankATeacher

📺https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gMVWF3q3xU

Thank you to all ED employees who make #GovPossible! This week we’re sharing quotes from ED staff on why they have chose...
05/02/2021

Thank you to all ED employees who make #GovPossible! This week we’re sharing quotes from ED staff on why they have chosen a career in public service.
Do you know someone who works in public service? Thank them in recognition of their work this week. #PSRW #PSRW2021

Thank you to all ED employees who make #GovPossible! This week we’re sharing quotes from ED staff on why they have chosen a career in public service.
Do you know someone who works in public service? Thank them in recognition of their work this week. #PSRW #PSRW2021

Principals - they provide visionary leadership, collaborative climates, growth and encouragement, and project management...
05/01/2021

Principals - they provide visionary leadership, collaborative climates, growth and encouragement, and project management. #ThankAPrincipal and read about the characteristics of effective school leaders:https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/regions/midatlantic/app/Docs/Infographics/RELMA_Characteristics_effective_school_leaders_fact_sheet.pdf

Principals - they provide visionary leadership, collaborative climates, growth and encouragement, and project management. #ThankAPrincipal and read about the characteristics of effective school leaders:https://ies.ed.gov/ncee/edlabs/regions/midatlantic/app/Docs/Infographics/RELMA_Characteristics_effective_school_leaders_fact_sheet.pdf

From helping build the first transcontinental railroad to protecting the nation during times of war, Asian Americans and...
05/01/2021

From helping build the first transcontinental railroad to protecting the nation during times of war, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have played significant roles in shaping and enriching modern history. #AAPIHeritageMonth

https://www2.ed.gov/free/features/asian-pacific-heritage.html

From helping build the first transcontinental railroad to protecting the nation during times of war, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have played significant roles in shaping and enriching modern history. #AAPIHeritageMonth

https://www2.ed.gov/free/features/asian-pacific-heritage.html

Many schools have developed integrated student support systems to help ensure students’ social, emotional, physical, men...
05/01/2021

Many schools have developed integrated student support systems to help ensure students’ social, emotional, physical, mental health, and academic needs are better met. See a few examples in Vol. 2 of the COVID-19 Handbook:https://www2.ed.gov/documents/coronavirus/reopening-2.pdf

Many schools have developed integrated student support systems to help ensure students’ social, emotional, physical, mental health, and academic needs are better met. See a few examples in Vol. 2 of the COVID-19 Handbook:https://www2.ed.gov/documents/coronavirus/reopening-2.pdf

Many professionals begin their career at a local community college. Eileen Collins, NASA's first female shuttle commande...
04/30/2021

Many professionals begin their career at a local community college. Eileen Collins, NASA's first female shuttle commander, attended Corning Community College where she earned an associate degree before going on to earn her bachelor's and master's at Syracuse and Stanford.

Many professionals begin their career at a local community college. Eileen Collins, NASA's first female shuttle commander, attended Corning Community College where she earned an associate degree before going on to earn her bachelor's and master's at Syracuse and Stanford.

Part of the 87% of teens that experience homelessness, Jahnee first became homeless at age 8, and again at 16. After dro...
04/30/2021

Part of the 87% of teens that experience homelessness, Jahnee first became homeless at age 8, and again at 16. After dropping out of high school, she finally found her strength and resilience, and returned to school. Read her harrowing story: https://blog.ed.gov/2021/04/pursuit-education-story-homelessness-perseverance-impact-caring-educators/

Part of the 87% of teens that experience homelessness, Jahnee first became homeless at age 8, and again at 16. After dropping out of high school, she finally found her strength and resilience, and returned to school. Read her harrowing story: https://blog.ed.gov/2021/04/pursuit-education-story-homelessness-perseverance-impact-caring-educators/

We recognize the care that athletic trainers provide student athletes during the on and off seasons. Thank you for creat...
04/29/2021

We recognize the care that athletic trainers provide student athletes during the on and off seasons. Thank you for creating and enforcing healthy policies that keep students safe and active. #ThankYouThursday

We recognize the care that athletic trainers provide student athletes during the on and off seasons. Thank you for creating and enforcing healthy policies that keep students safe and active. #ThankYouThursday

Programs such as City Connects in MA, MN, and OH, structure collaborations between school counselors and instructional s...
04/29/2021

Programs such as City Connects in MA, MN, and OH, structure collaborations between school counselors and instructional staff to develop customized support plans that address individual student needs. More in COVID-19 Handbook Vol. 2 ➡️https://www2.ed.gov/documents/coronavirus/reopening-2.pdf

Programs such as City Connects in MA, MN, and OH, structure collaborations between school counselors and instructional staff to develop customized support plans that address individual student needs. More in COVID-19 Handbook Vol. 2 ➡️https://www2.ed.gov/documents/coronavirus/reopening-2.pdf

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Washington D.C., DC

Metro Orange/Blue or Green/Yellow Lines to L'Enfant Plaza: Follow signs to for 7th St., Maryland Ave., Smithsonian Museums exit, follow escalator to Maryland Ave, and continue NE on Maryland Ave (toward US Capitol) for approx 1 1/2 blocks, to 400 Maryland Ave on right-hand side.

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