[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 111 (Thursday, June 9, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 33745-33746]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-14316]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE)

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of a Closed Meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an 
upcoming closed meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian 
Education (the Council) and is intended to notify the general public of 
the meeting. This notice also describes the functions of the Council. 
Notice of the Council's meetings is required under Section 10(a)(2) of 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act.
    Dates and Times: June 23, 2011; June 24, 2011. June 23, 2011--2 
p.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time. June 24, 2011--12 p.m. to 
5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time.
    Location: The closed meeting will be conducted via conference call 
with NACIE members.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    The National Advisory Council on Indian Education is authorized by 
Section 7141 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The Council 
is established within the Department of

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Education to advise the Secretary of Education on the funding and 
administration (including the development of regulations, and 
administrative policies and practices) of any program over which the 
Secretary has jurisdiction and includes Indian children or adults as 
participants or programs that may benefit Indian children or adults, 
including any program established under Title VII, Part A of the 
Elementary and Secondary Education Act. The Council submits to the 
Congress, not later than June 30 of each year, a report on the 
activities of the Council that includes recommendations the Council 
considers appropriate for the improvement of Federal education programs 
that include Indian children or adults as participants or that may 
benefit Indian children or adults, and recommendations concerning the 
funding of any such program.
    One of the Council's responsibilities is to develop and provide 
recommendations to the Secretary of Education on the funding and 
administration (including the development of regulations, and 
administrative policies and practices) of any program over which the 
Secretary has jurisdiction that can benefit Indian children or adults 
participating in any program which could benefit Indian children. 
Additionally, the Council makes recommendations to the Secretary for 
filling the position of the Director of Indian Education whenever a 
vacancy occurs.
    The purpose of these closed meetings is to convene the Council via 
conference calls to interview candidates and deliberate on 
recommendations to the Secretary of Education for a Director of the 
Office of Indian Education. These closed discussions will take place 
June 23, 2011, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time and June 
24, 2011, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time. These 
discussions pertain solely to internal personnel rules and practices of 
an agency and will disclose information of a personal nature where 
disclosure would constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal 
privacy. As such, this discussion is protected by exemptions 2 and 6 of 
section 552b(c) of Title 5 U.S.C.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jenelle Leonard, Acting Director/
Designated Federal Official, Office of Indian Education, U.S. 
Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 
20202. Telephone: 202-205-2161. Fax: 202-205-5870.
    A report of the activities of the closed session and related 
matters that are informative to the public and consistent with the 
policy of section 5 U.S.C. 552b(c) will be available to the public 
within 21 days of the meeting. Records are kept of all Council 
proceedings and are available for public inspection at the at the 
Office of Indian Education, United States Department of Education, 400 
Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202. Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-
5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
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Thelma Mel[eacute]ndez de Santa Ana,
Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education.
[FR Doc. 2011-14316 Filed 6-8-11; 8:45 am]
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