[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 133 (Tuesday, July 12, 2011)]
[Page 40929]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-17392]



Bureau of Indian Affairs

Advisory Board for Exceptional Children

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing that the 
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children (Advisory Board) will hold its 
next meeting in Tampa, Florida. The BIE Advisory Board will hold its 
meeting in conjunction with the BIE Special Education Academy. The 
purpose of the meeting is to meet the mandates of the Individuals with 
Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) for Indian children with 

DATES: The Advisory Board will meet on Sunday, September 11, 2011, from 
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Monday, September 12, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Eastern Daylight Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Tampa, 211 
North Tampa Street, Tampa, Florida 33602; telephone number (813) 225-
1234. The Advisory Board will meet in the Garrison Suite.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sue Bement, Designated Federal 
Official, Bureau of Indian Education, Albuquerque Service Center, 
Division of Performance and Accountability, 1011 Indian School Road 
NW., Suite 332, Albuquerque, NM 87104; telephone number (505) 563-5274.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, the BIE is announcing that the Advisory Board will hold 
its next meeting in Tampa, Florida. The Advisory Board was established 
under the Individuals with Disabilities Act of 2004 (20 U.S.C. 1400 et 
seq.) to advise the Secretary of the Interior, through the Assistant 
Secretary--Indian Affairs, on the needs of Indian children with 
disabilities. The meetings are open to the public.
    The following items will be on the agenda:
     Report from Gloria Yepa, Supervisory Education Specialist, 
BIE, Division of Performance and Accountability.
     Report from BIE Director's Office.
     Report from Dr. Jeffrey Hamley, Associate Deputy Director, 
     Priority Groups.
     Annual Report.
     Public Comment (via conference call, September 12, 2011, 
meeting only*).
     BIE Advisory Board-Advice and Recommendations:
    *During the September 12, 2011, meeting, time has been set aside 
for public comment via conference call from 11:30-12 p.m. Eastern 
Standard Time. The call-in information is: Conference Number 1-888-417-
0376, Passcode 1509140.

    Dated: July 6, 2011.
Larry Echo Hawk,
Assistant Secretary, Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2011-17392 Filed 7-11-11; 8:45 am]