[Federal Register Volume 66, Number 175 (Monday, September 10, 2001)]
[Page 47016]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 01-22632]



Technology Administration

Announcement of Public Meeting on Existing Public and Private 
High-Tech Workforce Training Programs in the United States

AGENCY: Technology Administration, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting.


SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a public meeting will be held on 
Tuesday November 20, 2001, 10:00 a.m. in the Technology Administration, 
Technology Center, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4813. Sections 
115(a) and 115(b) of the American Competitiveness in the Twenty-First 
Century Act of 2000 (Public Law 106-313) require the Secretary of 
Commerce to conduct a study and prepare a report to Congress on 
existing public and private high-tech workforce training programs in 
the United States. In connection with this study and report, this 
public meeting is intended to provide an opportunity for individuals to 
offer comments on information technology (IT) workforce training.
    The study and report will focus on the education and training paths 
and programs through which workers prepare for highly skilled IT jobs, 
and maintain the skills needed in an ever-changing IT environment. The 
study and report will explore: IT worker demand in terms of education 
and skill requirements, employer role in IT worker training, the IT 
education and training program landscape, including what education and 
skills various models of IT worker training program provide; and key 
elements for program success. Interested parties may include employers, 
IT workers, education/training providers, state and local governments, 
and area/regional training partnerships.

DATES: Tuesday, November 20, 2001, 10 a.m.

ADDRESSES: Technology Center, Technology Administration, U.S. 
Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 
4813, Washington, DC 20230.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Individuals who wish to attend this 
public meeting should contact Carol Ann Meares, Technology 
Administrations, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 4823, Washington, DC 
20230. Telephone (202) 482-0940, or e-mail [email protected].

    Dated: September 4, 2001.
Bruce Mehlman,
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Technology Policy.
[FR Doc. 01-22632 Filed 9-7-01; 8:45 am]