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Dr. Michael Wooten

Acting Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education
U.S. Department of Education

Dr. Michael Eric Wooten provides leadership, direction and management for over $2 billion dollars in initiatives supporting career and technical education, adult education, correctional and re-entry education, and community colleges. These initiatives collectively serve over 25 million students annually. Wooten leads the Divisions that administer the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and the state formula and discretionary grant programs under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. Wooten establishes national leadership activities to enhance the quality and rigor of educational programs, and he promotes the development of strategies that support student success. He brings more than one third of a century of government experience to the department.

Dr. Michael Wooten will be speaking at:

Mayors’ Education Task Force Meeting (By Invitation Only)

March 12, 2018 10:45 am - 12:15 pm ,

Human Development (HD) Federal Advocacy Committee Meeting

March 11, 2018 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm ,

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