FR Doc E8-6697[Federal Register: April 1, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 63)]
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Office of Postsecondary Education, Teacher and Student 
Development Programs Service

    Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number 84.333A.

ACTION: Notice Announcing the Technical Assistance Workshop for Fiscal 
Year (FY) 2008 Demonstration Projects to Ensure Students with 
Disabilities Receive a Quality Higher Education Program (Demonstration 


SUMMARY: The Department expects to hold a competition for new grants 
under the Demonstration Program in FY 2008. This notice provides 
information about a one-day technical assistance workshop to assist 
institutions of higher education interested in preparing grant 
applications for FY 2008 new awards under the Demonstration Program. 
Program and Department staff will present information to potential 
applicants about the purpose of the Demonstration Program, the grant 
competition highlights, the peer review process, and the Web 
site, as well as suggestions for writing a quality grant proposal.
    Although the Department has not yet announced an application 
deadline date in the Federal Register for the FY 2008 competition, the 
Department is holding this workshop to give potential applicants 
guidance for preparing applications for the competition we expect to 
conduct in FY 2008. Specific requirements for the FY 2008 competition 
will be published in a separate notice, a notice inviting applications 
for the Demonstration Program. This notice announces the technical 
assistance workshop only.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shedita Alston, Demonstration Program, 
U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street, NW., Room 7097, 
Washington, DC 20006-8524. Telephone: (202) 502-7808.
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), call the 
Federal Relay Service, toll free, at 1-800-877-8339.
    Individuals with disabilities can obtain a copy of the application 
package in an alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, 
audiotape, or computer diskette) by contacting the program contact 
person listed in this section.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The technical assistance workshop will be 
held at: U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street, NW., 8th Floor 
Conference Center, Washington, DC 20006.
    The Technical Assistance Workshop session will be held on April 8, 
2008, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on 
the day of the session. There is no fee for this workshop. However, 
space is limited. Attendees are required to make their own travel and 
hotel reservations. We encourage attendance from both those who will be 
responsible for writing the grant proposal and those who will provide 
technical support for uploading the application materials onto the Apply site.

Assistance to Individuals With Disabilities Attending the Technical 
Assistance Workshop

    The technical assistance workshop site is accessible to individuals 
with disabilities. If you 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 received 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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    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
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    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1140-1140d.

    Dated: March 27, 2008.
Diane Auer Jones,
Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education.
 [FR Doc. E8-6697 Filed 3-31-08; 8:45 am]