National Summit on Education ReformSecretary Spellings delivers the keynote address at "Excellence in Action: A National Summit on Education Reform" at the Walt Disney Contemporary Resort in Florida.
2008 Teacher of the YearSecretary Spellings and Michael Geisen, the 2008 National Teacher of the Year, discuss what makes a great teacher, integrating high achievement and creativity, and getting the best teachers into the most challenging educational settings.
President's Education Priorities in 2009 BudgetIn an interview taped for Education News Parents Can Use, Secretary Spellings discusses President Bush's education priorities in his Fiscal Year 2009 budget request.
Visiting Governors and StatesIn an interview taped for Education News Parents Can Use, Secretary Spellings talks about visiting with governors and policy makers to discuss states' progress under No Child Left Behind as well as ways to strengthen the law.
Remarks at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C.In an address to the National Press Club on January 10, Secretary Spellings marked the sixth anniversary of the signing of the NCLB with an update on our nation's progress under the law. See video highlights of her remarks.
National Parent Town HallSecretary Spellings kicked-off a three-day No Child Left Behind bus tour by hosting a National Parent Town Hall with parents in Cleveland, Ohio, and across the U.S. via webcast. See video highlights of her answers to questions about NCLB.
Math and Science Teacher AcademySecretary Spellings stresses the need for an excellent teacher in every classroom. See additional video quotes from the Secretary and Phil Mickelson at the Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy.
Teacher of the YearSecretary Spellings and Andrea Peterson, the 2007 National Teacher of the Year, discuss music and NCLB, what attracts good teachers into teaching, and the habit of excellence.
Reauthorization of NCLBSecretary Spellings talks about NCLB reauthorization, growth models, and high schools.
Making College AffordableSecretary Spellings talks about making college affordable for all families and points out that "the President has called for the largest increase in the Pell grant in about 30 years."
Competitiveness and MathSecretary Spellings talks about competitiveness and the importance of rigorous coursework and mathematics.
Competitiveness, Math, and ScienceSecretary Spellings points out that many new jobs require math and science skills, yet our students "rank now 25th of 29 developed nations on some of our international indicators in math and science."
Video of Speeches
Secretary Spellings speaks at the Celebration of Teaching and Learning Conference, where she discusses the importance of teachers, science and technology education, and No Child Left Behind.
Last Modified: 09/10/2008