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Invitation from ED: Two Webinars to Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

Dear colleagues,


Please see the attached flyer that announces two upcoming webinars from the U.S. Department’s Office of English Language Acquisition. Please feel free to share this with your districts and schools. Have a good weekend, everyone.




Patrick Rooney, Director
School Support & Accountability

About the Author

Patrick Rooney is the Director of two offices--Evidence-Based Practices Assessment and Accountability and School Support and Accountability within ED’s Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. Before this recent appointment, Mr. Rooney was the Deputy Director of the Office of State Support.  Prior to joining the Office of State Support, Mr. Rooney worked in the Implementation and Support Unit, where he helped lead the work of the Reform Support Network, providing technical assistance to states implementing comprehensive Race to the Top reforms, and the Race to the Top Assessment program, which provided grants to groups of states to develop new assessments aligned to state’s college- and career-ready standards. Mr. Rooney also worked in the DC Office of State Superintendent of Education, where he was a senior policy advisor and worked on a wide variety of K-12 issues in the District of Columbia.