FR Doc E4-3637
[Federal Register: December 14, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 239)]
[Page 74506]
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[CFDA Nos: 84.015A and 84.015B]

Office of Postsecondary Education, International Education 
Programs Service

ACTION: Notice announcing technical assistance workshop for fiscal year 
(FY)2006 National Resource Centers for Foreign Language and Area 
Studies or Foreign Language and International Studies and Foreign 
Language and Area Studies Fellowships Programs.


SUMMARY: This notice provides information about a workshop to assist 
institutions of higher education interested in preparing grant 
applications for FY2006 new awards under the Title VI, National 
Resource Centers (NRC) and Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) 
Fellowships Programs. Program staff will present information about the 
purpose of these programs, 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 FY2006 NRC and FLAS 
competition, the Department is holding this workshop to give potential 
applicants guidance for preparing applications for the competition we 
expect to conduct in FY2006. Specific requirements for the FY2006 
competition will be published in a separate Federal Register notice. 
This notice announces the technical assistance workshop only.

Starke, Karla Ver Bryck Block, or Amy Wilson, International Education 
Programs Service, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street, NW., 6th 
Floor, Washington, DC 20006-8521. Telephone: (202) 501-7700 or by e-
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may 
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an 
alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer 
diskette) on request to the program contact persons listed in this 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The technical assistance workshop will be 
held as follows:
    Arlington, Virginia: Registration, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., Sunday, February 
13. Technical Assistance Workshop sessions will be conducted 8 a.m.-5 
p.m., Monday and Tuesday, February 14-15, 2005. Crystal Gateway 
Marriott, 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202, 
Telephone: 1 (800) 228-9290 or (703) 920-3230.
    There is no registration fee for this workshop. However, space at 
the workshop is limited. Attendees are required to make their own 
reservations directly with the hotel. The Department has reserved a 
limited number of rooms at the hotel at a special government per diem 
room rate of $150.00. To reserve this rate, be certain to inform the 
hotel that you are attending the ``U.S. Department of Education NRC and 
FLAS Technical Assistance Workshop.'' You must make your reservations 
on or before Saturday, January 22, 2005.

Assistance to Individuals With Disabilities Attending the Technical 
Assistance Workshop

    The technical assistance workshop site is accessible to individuals 
with disabilities. If you will need an auxiliary aid or service to 
participate in the workshop (e.g., interpreting service, assistive 
listening device, or materials in an alternative format) notify the 
contact persons 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 this date, we may not be able to make 
available the requested auxiliary aid or service because of 
insufficient time to arrange it.
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well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal 
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    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
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    Dated: December 8, 2004.
Sally L. Stroup,
Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. E4-3637 Filed 12-13-04; 8:45 am]