Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 29, 2013

The Overseas Schools Advisory Council of the Department of State will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 27, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. in Conference Room 1107. The meeting will last until approximately 12:00 p.m. and is open to the public. This meeting will deal with issues related to the work and the support provided by the Overseas Schools Advisory Council to the American-sponsored overseas schools. There will be a report and discussion about the status of the Council-sponsored project to expand the World Virtual School. The Regional Education Officers in the Office of Overseas Schools will make a presentation on the activities and initiatives in the American-sponsored overseas schools. Dr. Gerald Tirozzi, former member of the Council, will speak on his newly published book, based on his 50 years as an educator in the United States.

Public access to the Department of State is strictly controlled and space is limited. Members of the public who would like to attend the meeting should telephone Dr. Keith Miller, Director of the Office of Overseas Schools at (202) 261-8200, no later than June 17, 2013, to make arrangements to enter the building. The public may take part in the discussion, time permitting and at the discretion of the chairman.

PRN: 2013/0648