Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to Address Journalists on May 6 at EWA Conference
Trump Official Will Take Questions During Baltimore Event

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, one of President Trump’s longest serving Cabinet members, will speak on Monday, May 6, at the Education Writers Association’s National Seminar in Baltimore. This will mark the first time she has appeared at an EWA event.

Credentialed journalists who wish to cover Secretary DeVos’ address but are not already registered for the National Seminar must complete this application form by noon EDT on Sunday, May 5.

After opening remarks during a lunchtime plenary session on May 6, Secretary DeVos plans to sit down for an interview with EWA board member Erica Green, an education reporter for The New York Times. DeVos will also take questions from the audience.

A livestream of the event will be available to view. Details on that will be announced soon. The address is expected to begin at approximately 12:45 p.m.


EWA’s May 6-8 National Seminar is being hosted by the Johns Hopkins University School of Education. The theme this year is “Student Success, Safety, and Well-Being.” The conference is designed to give participants the skills, understanding and inspiration to improve their coverage of education at all levels. Details are available in the online agenda