[Federal Register: November 17, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 221)]
[Page 62662]
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Department of Labor

Office of School-to-Work Opportunities; Advisory Council for
School-To-Work Opportunities; Notice of Open Meeting

SUMMARY: The Advisory Council for School-to-Work Opportunities was
established by the Departments of Education and Labor to advise the
Departments on implementation of the School-to-Work Opportunities Act.
The Council shall assess the progress of School-to-Work Opportunities
systems development and program implementation; make recommendations
regarding progress and implementation of the School-to-Work
Opportunities initiative; advise on the effectiveness of the new
Federal role in providing venture capital to States and localities to
develop School-to-Work systems and act as advocates for implementing
the School-to-Work framework on behalf of their stakeholders.
    Time and Place: The Advisory Council for School-to-Work
Opportunities will have an open meeting on Thursday, December 2, 1999
from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on Friday, December 3, 1999 from 9:00
a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza
Downtown Hotel, Phoenix, Arizona.
    Agenda: The agenda for the meeting on Thursday, December 2, from
1:30-1:45 p.m. will be opening remarks by the Chairman of the Counsel,
Governor John McKernan. Following the opening, the Council will meet
with the State Directors for School-to-Work to engage in a review of
the School-to-Work Initiative. On Friday, December 3, the Council will
meet to discuss issues related to sustainability of the School-to-Work
initiative and to develop recommendations for consideration by the
Departments of Education and Labor.
    Public Participation: The meetings on Thursday, December 2, and
Friday, December 3, will be open to the public. Seats will be reserved
for the media. Individuals with disabilities in need of special
accommodations should contact the Designated Federal Official (DFO),
listed below, at least 7 days prior to the meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie J. Powers, Designated
Federal Official (DFO), Advisory Council for School-to-Work
Opportunities, Office of School-to-Work Opportunities, 400 Virginia
Avenue, SW., Room 210, Washington, DC 20024, 202/401-6222. (this is not
a toll free number.)

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 10th day of November, 1999.
Raymond L. Bramucci,
Assistant Secretary of Labor, U.S. Department of Labor.
Robert D. Muller,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education, U.S.
Department of Education.
[FR Doc. 99-29972 Filed 11-16-99; 8:45 am]