[Federal Register: June 17, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 116)]
[Page 32487-32488]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



[CFDA No: 84.200]

Office of Postsecondary Education, Graduate Assistance in Areas 
of National Need Program; Notice of Technical Assistance Workshop for 
Fiscal Year (FY) 2000 Grant Applications

SUMMARY: The Secretary announces a technical assistance workshop to 
assist institutions of higher education in preparing grant applications 
for the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Program 

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the FY 2000 grant competition. For further information on the GAANN 
Program please refer to Title VII, Part A, Subpart 2 of the Higher 
Education Act of 1965, as amended, and 34 CFR Part 648. This 
information is also located at the Department of Education's website 
at: http://www.ed.gov/offices/OPE/HEP/iegps.

DATES: The technical assistance workshop will be held in the Denver 
metropolitan area from Sunday, July 18, 1999, through Tuesday, July 20, 

ADDRESSES: The workshop will be held at the Doubletree Hotel, 13696 
East Iliff Place, Aurora, Colorado.

Maryland Avenue, SW, Portals Building, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20202-
5247. Inquiries may be sent by e-mail to cosette__ryan@ed.gov or by Fax 
to (202) 205-9489. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for 
the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an 
alternate format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer 
diskette) on request to the contact person listed in the preceding 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The workshop is free to the public. If you 
attend the workshop, you must pay your own travel and hotel 
    The workshop agenda is as follows:

Registration: 9:00 a.m-3:00 p.m., Sunday, July 18, 1999
Orientation: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., Sunday, July 18, 1999
Workshop sessions: 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday, July 19, 1999
Workshop sessions: 9:00 a.m.-noon, Tuesday, July 20, 1999

    To make reservations for either the workshop or hotel 
accommodations at the Doubletree Hotel, please contact Marta Quintana 
or Brien Dunlaney via the Internet at marta@apimeetings.com or 
brien@apimeetings.com. You may also reach them by telephone at (410) 
884-9371 or by FAX at (410) 884-9374.
    Assistance to Individuals with Disabilities at the Technical 
Assistance Workshop: The technical assistance workshop sites are 
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 
alternate format), notify the contact person listed in this notice at 
least two weeks before the scheduled workshop date. Although we will 
attempt to meet a request we receive after that 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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    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1135-1135ee.

    Dated: June 14, 1999.
David A. Longanecker,
Assistant Secretary, Office of Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. 99-15448 Filed 6-16-99; 8:45 am]