2011 CEF New Member Breakfast June 14

May 26, 2011  |  No Comments  |  by Brenda Arredondo  |  CEF Events


Celebrate Flag Day with The Committee for Education Funding
Breakfast Reception for New Members of the 112th Congress*

Tortilla Coast – Capitol Hill
400 First Street SE, Washington, DC

Date and Time:
Tuesday, June 14
8:30- 9:30 am

Please RSVP by June 9 to: Andrea Flores: Aflores@cef.org
*This event will be widely attended.

The 2010 CEF Gala & Legislative Conference

August 30, 2010  |  No Comments  |  by Brenda Arredondo  |  CEF Events

The Annual CEF Gala was held on Wednesday, September 29, 2010.

Banquet: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill

  • Secretary of Education Arne Duncan
  • Richard Dreyfuss, Actor and Activist for Civics Education

CEF Awards presented to:

  • House Appropriations Committee Chairman David Obey (WI)
  • Senate HELP Committee and Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Tom Harkin (IA)
  • Cheryl Smith, Former Majority Clerk, House Labor-HHS- Education

Appropriations Subcommittee Legislative Conference: 8:30am-12:00pm HCVC 215 Capitol Visitor’s Center

Speakers Included:

  • Celinda Lake, President, Lake Research
  • Leslie Sanchez, Founder & CEO of Impacto Group LLC
  • Jamal Simmons, Principal, The Raben Group

CEF Hosts Financial Meltdown and Education Event

October 27, 2008  |  No Comments  |  by Brenda Arredondo  |  CEF Events

FINANCIAL MELTDOWN and EDUCATION: The Impact of Today’s Financial Crisis on Students and Education Funding at the Federal, State, and Local Levels

WHEN: Friday, October 31 at 9:30 a.m. -12:00 pm EST

WHERE: National Education Association (NEA), 1201 16th St. NW, Auditorium A

WHAT: The Committee for Education Funding will host a forum on the financial crisis and its effects on education. The overall goal for the forum is to provide greater insight about how today’s economy is affecting students, education funding and finance, school systems, and post-secondary education at the federal, state and local levels.


  • Stan Collender, Federal Budget Policy Expert & Managing Director at Qorvis Communications;
  • Mary Peloquin-Dodd, Standard & Poor’s Corporate and Government Ratings;
  • Brian Sigritz, National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO);
  • Matt Hamill, National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO);
  • Haley Chitty, National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)

CEF Hosts 3rd Annual “State of Federal Education Funding” Address

January 30, 2008  |  No Comments  |  by Brenda Arredondo  |  CEF Events

Will President Bush’s 2009 Budget Leave More Students Behind?

Experts on education and student needs will discuss the crucial role federal funding for education plays in providing students at all levels with the knowledge and skills for success in the global economy. These leaders will call on the President and Congress to treat increased education funding as a critical federal investment and a key part of any plan to strengthen the nation’s economy.

Hilary Goldmann, President, Committee for Education Funding
Washington D.C.

Jack O’Connell, Superintendent, California Department of Education
Sacramento, California

Dr. Edgar B. Hatrick, III, Superintendent, Loudoun County Public Schools
Ashburn, Virginia

Dr. Raymond Yannuzzi, President, Camden College
Blackwood, New Jersey

Dr. Doris Redfield, President and CEO, Edvantia
Charleston, West Virginia

Ryan Imbriale, Assistant Principal, Perry Hall High School
Baltimore, Maryland

Speakers will make brief statements and respond to questions via conference call.

Founded in 1969, the Committee for Education Funding (CEF) and its 100 member organizations have worked toward the common goal of achieving adequate federal support for our nation’s education system. Nonpartisan and nonprofit, CEF is America’s largest education coalition, reflecting the broad spectrum of the education community.

Education programs are expected to be significantly under funded, despite the mounting costs of inflation and enrollment growth. School children across the nation will not be fully served and college students will need to borrow more or work longer hours to be able to afford a higher education. This harmful funding trend will leave more of our nation’s students, at all levels, behind.

Wednesday, January 30th at 9:30 a.m. EST

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Participant call in number 800-432-7890
Confirmation Code: 4332330