FR Doc 2010-26405
[Federal Register: October 20, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 202)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE)

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of an open meeting with a closed session.

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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 the 
meeting. 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.
    Date and Time: November 3-4, 2010;
    November 3, 2010--11 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
    November 4, 2010--11 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
    Location: Holiday Inn--Washington Capitol, Columbia Room, 550 C 
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20024. Phone: (202) 479-4000. Web site: 
http://www.NACIE-ED.org (To RSVP, and for NACIE Meeting Updates, and 
Final Agenda).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Advisory Council on Indian 
Education is authorized by Section 7141 of the Elementary and Secondary 
Education Act. The Council is established within the Department of 
Education to advise 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 
Elementary and Secondary Education Act. 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 purpose of this meeting is to convene the Council for the first 
meeting at which time the Council will elect a Chairperson and Vice 
Chairperson. Additionally, the Council will commence its 
responsibilities for developing recommendations to 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 Elementary and Secondary Education Act as well as the 
report to Congress.
    On November 3, 2010, the Council will meet in closed session from 
8:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. to receive Ethics training, review their roles 
and responsibilities as a Council member, and review and discuss the 
details of their appointment as special government employees. These 
discussions pertain solely to internal personnel rules and practices of 
an agency and will disclose information of a personal nature where 
disclosure would constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal 
privacy. As such, the discussions are protected by exemptions 2 and 6 
of section 552b(c) of Title 5 U.S.C. In addition, members will meet in 
closed session to deliberate on recommendations to the Secretary of 
Education for a Director of the Office of Indian Education. This closed 
discussion will take place November 4, 2010 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:45 
a.m. This discussion pertains solely to internal personnel rules and 
practices of an agency and will disclose information of a personal 
nature where disclosure would constitute an unwarranted invasion of 
personal privacy. As such,

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this discussion is protected by exemptions 2 and 6 of section 552b(c) 
of Title 5 U.S.C.
    Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order 
to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistive listening 
devices, or material in alternative format) should notify Terrie Nelson 
at (202) 401-0424 no later than October 25, 2010. We will make every 
attempt to meet requests for accommodations after this date, but, 
cannot guarantee their availability. The meeting site is accessible to 
individuals with disabilities.
    Public Comment: Time is scheduled on the agenda to receive public 
comment at approximately 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time November 
4, 2010. OR Those members of the public interested in submitting 
written comments may do so by submitting comments to the attention of 
Jenelle Leonard, Office of Indian Education, U.S. Department of 
Education, and 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Room 3W203, Washington, DC 
20202-6400 by October 28, 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jenelle Leonard, Acting Director, 
Office of Indian Education, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland 
Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 202-205-2161. Fax: 202-
205-5870.
    Detailed minutes of the meeting, including a summary of the 
activities of the closed session and related matters that are 
informative to the public and consistent with the policy of section 5 
U.S.C. 552b(c) will be available to the public within 14 days of the 
meeting. Records are kept of all Council proceedings and are available 
for public inspection at the Office of Indian Education, United States 
Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 
20202. Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
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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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Thelma Melendez de Santa Ana,
Assistant Secretary, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education.
[FR Doc. 2010-26405 Filed 10-19-10; 8:45 am]
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