FR Doc E8-9594[Federal Register: May 1, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 85)]
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[CFDA Nos.: 84.381A and 84.381B]

Notice Announcing the Technical Assistance Workshop for Fiscal 
Year (FY) 2008 for the Teachers for a Competitive Tomorrow Programs for 
Baccalaureate Degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, 
or Critical Foreign Languages, With Concurrent Teacher Certification 
(TCT-B) and the Teachers for a Competitive Tomorrow Programs for 
Master's Degrees in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or 
Critical Foreign Language Education (TCT-M)

AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education, Higher Education Programs, 
Department of Education.
SUMMARY: The Department expects to hold two competitions for new grants 
under the Teachers for Competitive Tomorrow programs in FY 2008. This 
notice provides information about a one-day technical assistance 
workshop to assist institutions of higher education interested in 
applying for FY 2008 new awards under the TCT-B and TCT-M programs. 
Program and Department staff will present information to potential 
applicants about the purpose of the TCT programs, grant competition 
highlights, the peer review process, and the Web site, as 
well as suggestions for writing a quality grant proposal.
    Although the Department has not yet announced an application 
deadline date in the Federal Register for the FY 2008 TCT-B and TCT-M 
competitions, the Department is holding this workshop to give potential 
applicants guidance for preparing applications for the competitions we 
expect to conduct in FY 2008. Specific requirements for the FY 2008 
competitions will be published in separate notices inviting 
applications for the TCT-B and TCT-M programs. This notice announces 
the technical assistance workshop only.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steve Sniegoski, Teachers for a 
Competitive Tomorrow programs (TCT), U.S. Department of Education, 1990 
K Street, NW., Room 7092, Washington, DC 20006-8524. Telephone: (202) 
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), call the 
Federal Relay Service, toll free, at 1-800-877-8339.
    Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document in an 
alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audio tape, or computer 
diskette) by contacting the program contact person listed in this 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The technical assistance workshop will be 
held at the following location: U.S. Department of Education, Barnard 
Auditorium, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202.
    The Technical Assistance Workshop session will be held on May 14, 
2008 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on the 
day of the session. There is no fee for this workshop. However, space 
is limited. Attendees must make their own travel and hotel 
reservations. We encourage attendance from both those who will be 
responsible for writing the grant proposal and those who will provide 
technical support for uploading the application materials onto the Apply site.

Assistance to Individuals With Disabilities Attending the Technical 
Assistance Workshop

    The technical assistance workshop is accessible to individuals with 
disabilities. If you need an auxiliary aid or service to participate in 
the workshop (e.g., interpreting service, assistive

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listening device, or materials in an alternative format), notify the 
contact person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 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 
available the requested auxiliary aid or service because of 
insufficient time to arrange it.
    Electronic Access to This Document: You can view this document, as 
well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal 
Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the 
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    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
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    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 9801 et seq.

    Dated: April 25, 2008.
Diane Auer Jones,
Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. E8-9594 Filed 4-30-08; 8:45 am]