[Federal Register: November 16, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 222)]
[Page 57709-57710]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



[CFDA Nos: 84.031S, 84.031A, 84.031T, 84.031N, 84.031W]

Office of Postsecondary Education; Developing Hispanic-Serving 
Institutions, Strengthening Institutions, American Indian Tribally 
Controlled Colleges and Universities, and Alaska Native and Native 
Hawaiian-Serving Institutions Programs; Notice Inviting Participants to 
Pre-Application Technical Assistance Workshop for Prospective Fiscal 
Year (FY) 2002 Applicants

SUMMARY: The Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary 
Education, will conduct a technical assistance workshop for prospective 
applicants for funding under the following programs: The Developing 
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Program, authorized under Title V 
of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA); and the 
Strengthening Institutions Program, American Indian Tribally Controlled 
Colleges and Universities, and Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian-
Serving Institutions Programs authorized under Title III, Part A of the 
HEA. At this workshop, Department staff will assist prospective 
applicants in preparing individual development, cooperative arrangement 
and planning grant applications under the Title III, Part A programs; 
and in preparing individual development and cooperative arrangement 
grant applications under the HSI program. Additionally, assistance will 
be provided in preparing eligibility data. Department staff also will 
provide budget information as well as deal with project design issues.
    The Department is holding this workshop to give early assistance to 
potential applicants even though we have not yet received 
appropriations for these programs or officially announced a closing 
date for receipt of applications.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The technical assistance workshop will be 
held as follows:
    Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2001.
    Time: 8:30 am-4:30 pm.
    Location: University of the District of Columbia, 4200 Connecticut 
Ave., NW, Building 41 A03 Auditorium, Washington, DC 20008.
    Contact: Cynthia Belton.
    E-mail: cbelton@firebirds.udc.edu.
    Fax: 202-274-5304 Cynthia Belton.
    Telephone: 202-274-5100.
    The contact person at the hosting institution listed previously 
serves as an emergency contact in the event that anyone needs to reach 
a workshop attendee during the workshop. We ask that this individual be 
contacted only in an emergency. Please contact the Department of 
Education contact persons cited under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 
if you have any questions about the details of the meeting. You will 
need to pre-register at our web site cited under FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT; however, there is no registration fee.

Assistance to Individuals With Disabilities at the Technical Assistance 

    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 person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT at least 
two weeks before the scheduled workshop date. Although we will attempt 
to meet a request we receive after this date, we may not be able to 
make available the requested auxiliary aid or service because of 
insufficient time to arrange it.

Team Leader or Carnisia Proctor, Title V-Developing Hispanic-Serving 
Institutions Program, Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. 
Department of Education, 1990 K Street, NW., 6th Floor, Room 6049, 
Washington, DC 20202-5335. Telephone number: (202) 502-7777 for Mrs. 
Collins, and (202) 502-7606 for Ms. Proctor, or via Internet:
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may 
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.
    Registration information and the registration form for the 
technical assistance workshop will be posted on the internet at the 
following sites:
    For Title III--http://www.ed.gov/offices/OPE/HEP/idues/title3a
    For Title V--http://www.ed.gov/hsi
    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 under FOR 

Electronic Access to This Document

    You may view this document, as well as all other Department of 
Education documents published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe 
Portable Document Format (PDF) on the Internet at the following site: 
    To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available 
free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. 
Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1-888-293-6498; or in 
the Washington, DC, area at (202) 512-1530.

    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the 
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Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://

    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1057-1059d, 1101-1103g.

    Dated: November 13, 2001.
Maureen A. McLaughlin,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Planning and Innovation, Office 
of Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. 01-28730 Filed 11-15-01; 8:45 am]