Mohamed Abdel-Kader, deputy assistant secretary for international and foreign language education at the U.S. Department of Education, will give remarks at World Languages Day on Friday, April 15, at Georgia State University in Atlanta. He will talk about the importance of students being globally competent and how learning world languages helps students with career readiness during multiple sessions at the event.
The event is sponsored by Georgia State University's Center for Urban Language and Research. The International and Foreign Language Office is located within ED's Office of Postsecondary Education. It provides institutional and fellowship grant funding to strengthen the capability and performance of American education in foreign languages and in area and international studies.