[Federal Register: March 9, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 45)]
[Page 11455]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Notice Inviting Applicants To Serve as Field Readers for the 
Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program

summary: The Office of Higher Education Programs (HEP) invites 
interested individuals to apply to serve as field readers evaluating 
grant applications for the Child Care Access Means Parents in School 
Program. The Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program is 
intended to increase the access of low-income parents to postsecondary 
education through the provision of quality, affordable child care.
    Duties and Compensation of Field Readers: Field readers will review 
applications according to the applicable selection criteria. Each field 
reader will serve for a period of approximately 5 days. Each field 
reader who is selected will receive compensation for certain travel 
expenses and an honorarium.
    Field Reader Qualifications: The Department is seeking experienced 
and knowledgeable professionals, who are current with issues regarding 
the provision of quality child care services and expanding access for 
low-income parents to attend institutions of higher education. These 
professionals should be familiar with issues dealing with the start-up 
and operation of a child care center, early childhood education, 
development of children between zero to three years of age, outreach to 
low-income families, and, in particular, child care programs in a 
college or university setting. Prospective field readers may include 
child care providers, administrators, and experts; individuals with 
experience in early childhood education and development of children 
between zero to three years of age; individuals from State agencies, 
institutions of higher education, and community services agencies; and 
individuals with experience helping low-income parents further their 
education. Each field reader must have the expertise necessary to 
accurately assess the applicant's showing on each of the applicable 
selection criteria.
    Application Process: Any individual interested in serving as a 
field reader should mail or fax two copies of his or her resume to the 
address listed below indicating the program in which they are 
interested in serving as a field reader. Resumes should not exceed two 
for further information contact: Cindy Brown, Child Care Access Means 
Parents in School Program, Post Office Box 23764. Washington, D.C. 
20026-3764. Inquiries may be sent by e-mail to Cindy__Brown@ed.gov or 
by Fax to: (202) 708-9046. Individuals who use telecommunications 
device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay 
Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern 
time, Monday through Friday.
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an 
alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audio tape, or computer 
diskette) on request to the contact person listed in the preceding 

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    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
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    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070e.

    Dated: March 4, 1999.
David A. Longanecker,
Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc 99-5801 Filed 3-8-99; 8:45 am]