FR Doc E6-22075
[Federal Register: December 26, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 247)]
[Page 77393-77394]
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[CFDA No: 84.031S]

Office of Postsecondary Education, Institutional Development and 
Undergraduate Educational Services

ACTION: Notice Announcing Technical Assistance Workshops for fiscal 
year (FY) 2007 Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) program.


SUMMARY: This notice provides information about seven one-day technical 
assistance workshops to assist institutions of higher education 
interested in preparing grant applications for FY 2007 new awards under 
the HSI program. Staff will present information about the purpose of 
the HSI program, selection criteria, application content, submission 
procedures, and reporting requirements.
    Although the Department has not yet announced an application 
deadline date in the Federal Register for the FY 2007 competition, the 
Department is holding these workshops to give potential applicants 
guidance for preparing applications for the competition we expect to 
conduct in FY 2007. Specific requirements for the FY 2007 competition 
will be published in a separate Federal Register notice. This notice 
announces the technical assistance workshops only.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Josephine Hamilton, Team Leader or 
Carlin Hertz, Developing Hispanic-

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Serving Institutions (HSI) program, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 
K Street, NW., room 6052, Washington, DC 20006-8513. Telephone: (202) 
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may 
call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339.
    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 this section.
    Registration information and the registration form for the 
technical assistance workshops will be posted on the Internet at the 
following site:

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The technical assistance workshops will be 
held as follows:

    1. Washington, DC: Wednesday, January 10, 2007. U.S. Department of 
Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Barnard Auditorium, Washington, DC 
    2. Santurce, Puerto Rico: Wednesday, January 17, 2007. Sacred Heart 
University, Avenida Eduardo Conde, Library Conference Room, Santurce, 
Puerto Rico 00909.
    3. Cayey, Puerto Rico: Thursday, January 18, 2007. University of 
Puerto Rico, Avenida Barcelo, Cayey, Puerto Rico 00736.
    4. Norwalk, California: Monday, January 22, 2007. Cerritos College, 
11110 Alandra Boulevard, Learning Resource Center, Room LCC 155, 
Norwalk, California 90650.
    5. Santa Fe, New Mexico: Wednesday, January 24, 2007. Santa Fe 
Community College, 6401 Richards Avenue, Administration Building: Jemez 
Room, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508.
    6. San Antonio, Texas: Monday, January 29, 2007. University of 
Texas at San Antonio, One UTSA Circle, Business Building, University 
Room BB 2.06.04, San Antonio, Texas 78249.
    7. El Paso, Texas: Wednesday, January 31, 2007. El Paso Community 
College, 9050 Viscount Boulevard, Administration Services Center, El 
Paso, Texas 79927.
    All Technical Assistance Workshop sessions will be conducted from 8 
a.m.-5 p.m. each day. Please contact the Department of Education 
contact persons listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT if you 
have any questions about the details of the workshops. You will need to 
pre-register at our Web site listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT; however, there is no registration fee. We encourage attendance 
from those who will be responsible for submitting the application 
electronically using the Apply site.

Assistance to Individuals With Disabilities Attending the Technical 
Assistance Workshop

    The technical assistance workshop sites are accessible to 
individuals with disabilities. If you need an auxiliary aid or service 
to participate in a workshop (e.g., interpreting service, assistive 
listening device, or materials in an alternative format), notify the 
person(s) listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATON CONTACT at least two 
weeks before the scheduled workshop date. Although we will attempt to 
meet a request received after that date, we may not be able to make the 
requested auxiliary aid or service available because of insufficient 
time to arrange it.

Electronic Access to This Document

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Department published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe Portable 
Document Format (PDF) on the Internet at the following site:

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6498; or in the Washington, DC area at (202) 512-1530.

    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
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    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1101.

    Dated: December 20, 2006.
James F. Manning,
Delegated the Authority of Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary 
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