Be sure to attend at the NCPEA Conference:



August 5, 2010

Capitol Room

4:00pm – 5:30PM


Keynote Speaker Assistant Secretary of

Post Secondary Education, U. S. Dept. of Education




Eduardo M. Ochoa, Ph.D.


Dr. Eduardo Martín Ochoa was nominated by President Obama to be the Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education and confirmed by the U.S. Senate on June 22nd, 2010.  As such, he serves as the principal adviser to the Secretary on Departmental matters related to postsecondary education.


The Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) directs, coordinates, and recommends policies for over 40 programs totaling over $2.6 billion.

Notable among them are the TRIO programs, institutional development programs for minority institutions, teacher development programs, international education programs, and the Fund for the Improvement of Post Secondary Education (FIPSE). OPE also certifies all regional and national accreditation agencies eligible to qualify institutions for Federal financial aid and Pell grants.



Join your fellow attendees for this special session, followed by a Wine and Cheese Reception. 


This General Session is a ticketed event – as a conference registrant – this event is included in your paid registration.  Others may purchase a ticket for this session prior to the event at the Registration Table for $30.00.