Thursday, February 18
Friday, February 19
Ms. Ruth Ryder is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Policy and Programs in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) at the U.S. Department of Education. In this role, Ms. Ryder oversees a broad range of management, policy, and program functions related to formula and discretionary grant programs under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015. During this presentation, Ms. Ryder will provide information and updates about education programs under her leadership, such as – Title I (Basic Grants, Assessment, Migrant and Neglected and Delinquent); Title IV-A (Student Support and Academic Enrichment), Title IV-B (21st Century Community Learning Centers), Title VI (Indian Education), Titles I-VI, including the Comprehensive Centers and Equity Assistance Centers, as well as a host of other Title programs established under ESEA.