U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is making a visit to Mobile, Ala. to visit educational institutions in the area, according to the office of Alabama 1st District U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne.
Byrne announced DeVos will spent a large part of Thursday, August 31, learning more about the range of education opportunities in Southwest Alabama.
During her time in Mobile, DeVos will visit ACCEL Day and Evening Academy, Alabama’s first tuition-free public charter school; the AIDT Maritime Training Center, which helps train workers for Austal USA and other shipbuilding jobs; and Council Traditional School, a kindergarten through 5th grade school in the Mobile County School System.
DeVos’ Mobile itinerary is as follows:
- ACCEL Day and Evening Academy: 9:30 a.m. CT
- Tour of AIDT Maritime Training Center: 11:00 a.m. CT
- Council Traditional School: 1:15 p.m. CT