On Tuesday, April 5 and Wednesday, April 6, Dr. Biden will visit Fort Riley, Kansas to meet with active duty service members, military spouses, and military-connected students and their teachers. During the visit, Dr. Biden will highlight the educational partnership between Fort Riley and Kansas State University as part of Operation Educate the Educators—an effort Dr. Biden launched through her Joining Forces initiative to train teachers to recognize the unique needs of military-connected students in their classrooms.
On Monday, April 11 at 1:30 PM ET, Dr. Biden will deliver remarks at the American Association of Education Researchers Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.—the largest gathering of education researchers in the world—on the importance of recognizing and supporting military-connected students in the classroom.
On Wednesday, April 13, Dr. Biden, in collaboration with the Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) and the University of Southern California (USC), will convene educators, stakeholders and influencers at the White House to discuss the progress of Operation Educate the Educators, and to layout the next steps to sustain and grow this important initiative on behalf of military families. At 11:00 AM ET, Dr. Biden will be joined by Secretary of Education John King to deliver closing remarks at the convening in the South Court Auditorium at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.