Brenda Dann-Messier was in Nashville to see first hand how Hillwood High School exemplifies the important of career academies and their place in advancing American Education.
Dann-Messier is the Assistant Secretary of the Office of Vocational and Adult Education at the U.S. Department of Education. She toured Hillwood's Academy of Health Science with students, Dr. Jesse Register, and Associate Superintendent of High Schools Jay Steele.
After the tour, she moderated a panel discussion on the importance of career academies in offering students academically rigorous curricula. She also hosted a roundtable with students and parents.
VIEW Photos from the Assistant Secretary's Visit to Hillwood