Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier
U.S. Deptartment of Education - Assistant Secretary for Vocational & Adult Education
Nominated by President Obama as the first assistant secretary for the Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), Dr. Dann-Messier, who is an adult educator leads the Department's efforts in adult, career and technical education, community colleges and correctional education. She oversees a budget of $1.9 billion annually.
"There are 93 million people in this country who lack the basic literacy and numeracy skills required
to compete for good jobs" -Dr. Brenda Dann-Messier
On behalf of the students who walk through our doors each day, we thank you for supporting this year's Luncheon!