Posted Date: June 1, 2012

Author:  David Bergeron, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Planning and Innovation, Office of Postsecondary Education

Subject: Executive Order 13607 - Establishing Principles for Excellence for Educational Institutions Serving Service members, Veterans, Spouses, and Other Family Members.

Webinar Announcement:  The Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Education, in conjunction with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission, will present two webinars to discuss Executive Order 13607-- Establishing Principles of Excellence for Educational Institutions Serving Service Members, Veterans, Spouses, and Other Family Members.  One of the webinars will be available for replay from a link from each of the Departments approximately two weeks after the final webinar.  The webinars will give educational institutions the opportunity to receive information on the current implementation process as well as receive answers to initial questions they may have regarding the Principles of Excellence.  The Departments will host two separate webinar sessions to accommodate full participation by educational institutions. 

Webinar schedule and registration information is provided below:

June 7, 2012: 2:00pm – 3:30 pm EDT

June 8, 2012: 11:00am – 12:30 pm EDT

Note:  Each webinar will have the ability to host a maximum of 1000 participant connections. In an effort to maximize the use of all established connections, we are asking each institution to adhere to a two (2) connection limit.

To assure that you receive the information you need to assist you in understanding the Principles of Excellence, please submit your questions in advance of the webinar, not later than noon, June 5, to

In addition, to view the Executive Order (Principles of Excellence), please visit


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