[Federal Register: May 17, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 96)]
[Page 31304]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]




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 (STW) 
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 STW systems and act as advocates for implementing the STW on 
behalf of their stakeholders.

Time and Place: The Advisory Council for School-to-Work 
Opportunities will have an open meeting on Wednesday, May 31, 2000 from 
8:30 am to 5 pm and on Thursday, June 1, 2000, from 8 am to 4 The 
meeting will be held at the Washington Court Hotel, Washington, DC.

Agenda: The agenda for the meeting on Wednesday, May 31 begins 
with opening remarks by the Co-Chair of the Advisory Council Jacquelyn 
Belcher, President, Perimeter College of Decatur, Georgia. Following 
the opening, the Council will meet with senior representatives of the 
Departments of Education and Labor, the State Directors for School-to-
Work and others involved in School-to-Work system-building to engage in 
a review of the STW initiative. On Thursday, June 1, Council Chair John 
McKernan, President of McKernan Enterprises, Portland, Maine will 
reconvene the Council to continue the discussion of issues related to 
sustainability of the School-to-Work initiative with the State 
Directors for STW, with Department of Education and Labor officials and 
other national, state and local policymakers.

Public Participation: The meetings on Wednesday, May 31 and 
Thursday, June 1 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.

Designated Federal Officials (DFO), Advisory Council for School-to-Work 
Opportunities, Office of School-to-Work Opportunities, 400 Virginia 
Avenue, SW, Room 210, Washington, DC 202/401-6222. (This is not a toll 
free number.)

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 12th day of May, 2000.
Raymond L. Bramucci,
Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training.

Robert Muller,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education.
[FR Doc. 00-12401 Filed 5-16-00; 8:45 am]