FR Doc 06-4389
[Federal Register: May 10, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 90)]
[Page 27238]
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Open Meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education

AGENCY: National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE), U.S. 
Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an 
upcoming meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education 
(the Council) and is intended to notify the general public of their 
opportunity to attend. This notice also describes the functions of the 
Council. Notice of the Council's meetings is required under Section 
10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and by the Council's 
charter. This notice is appearing in the Federal Register less than 15 
days before the date of the meeting due to scheduling issues.
    Agenda: The Council will discuss their development of the Council's 
Annual Report to Congress, subcommittee work activities and updates on 
Executive Order 13336.
    Date and Time: May 23, 2006; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Location: Hilton Washington Dulles Airport, 13869 Park Center Road, 
Herndon, VA 20171.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bernard Garcia, Group Leader, Office 
of Indian Education, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, 
SW., Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 202-260-1454. Fax: 202-260-7779.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council advises the Secretary of 
Education on the funding and administration (including the development 
of regulations, and administrative policies and practices) of any 
program over which the Secretary has jurisdiction and includes Indian 
children or adults as participants or programs that may benefit Indian 
children or adults, including any program established under Title VII, 
Part A of the ESEA. The Council submits to the Congress, not later than 
June 30 of each year, a report on the activities of the Council that 
includes recommendations the Council considers appropriate for the 
improvement of Federal education programs that include Indian children 
or adults as participants or that may benefit Indian children or 
adults, and recommendations concerning the funding of any such program.
    The general public is welcome to attend the May 23, 2006 meeting to 
be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Herndon, Virginia. Individuals who 
need accommodations for a disability in order to participate (i.e., 
interpreting services, assistive listening devices, materials in 
alternative format) should notify Bernard Garcia at 202-260-1454 by May 
12, 2006. We will attempt to meet requests after this date, but cannot 
guarantee availability of the requested accommodation. The meeting site 
is accessible to individuals with disabilities.
    Records are kept of all Council proceedings and are available for 
public inspection at the Office of Indian Education, United States 
Department of Education, Room 5C141, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20202.

Henry L. Johnson,
Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education.
[FR Doc. 06-4389 Filed 5-9-06; 8:45 am]