[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 14 (Tuesday, January 22, 2013)]
[Page 4399]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-01175]



National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE)

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of an open meeting.


SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule for the upcoming public 
meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (the 
Council) and is intended to notify the general public of the meeting. 
This notice also describes the functions of the Council. Notice of the 
Council's meetings is required under Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act.
    Date and Time: February 6-8, 2013;
    February 6, 2013--9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
    February 7, 2013--8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
    February 8, 2013--9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
    Location: Holiday Inn--Washington Capitol, Discovery II Room, 550 C 
Street SW., Washington, DC 20024, Phone: (202) 479-4000.
    Additional details about the meeting will be posted on the NACIE 
Web site by January 31, 2013.
    Web site: www.NACIE-ED.org (To RSVP, and for NACIE Meeting Updates, 
and Final Agenda).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Advisory Council on Indian 
Education is authorized by Section 7141 of the Elementary and Secondary 
Education Act. The Council is established within the Department of 
Education to advise the Secretary of Education on the funding and 
administration (including the development of regulations and 
administrative policies and practices) of any program over which the 
Secretary has jurisdiction and includes Indian children or adults as 
participants or programs that may benefit Indian children or adults, 
including any program established under Title VII, Part A of the 
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA). The 
Council submits to the Congress, no later than June 30 of each year, a 
report on the activities of the Council that includes recommendations 
the Council considers appropriate for the improvement of Federal 
education programs that include Indian children or adults as 
participants or that may benefit Indian children or adults, and 
recommendations concerning the funding of any such program.
    The purpose of this meeting is to convene the Council to continue 
its responsibilities for developing recommendations to the Secretary of 
Education, and conduct discussions on the development of the report to 
Congress that should be submitted no later than June 30, 2013.
    There will be an opportunity for public comment during this meeting 
on February 6, 2013, from 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. 
Comments should pertain to the work of NACIE and/or the Office of 
Indian Education. Speakers will be allowed to comment for three to five 
    Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order 
to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistive listening 
devices, or material in alternative format) should notify Jenelle 
Leonard at (202) 401-3641, no later than Monday, January 28, 2013. We 
will attempt to meet requests for accommodations after this date, but, 
cannot guarantee their availability. The meeting site is accessible to 
individuals with disabilities.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jenelle Leonard, Designated Federal 
Official, Office of Indian Education, U.S. Department of Education, 400 
Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 202-205-2161. 
Fax: 202-205-5870.
    A report of the activities of the meeting and related matters that 
are informative to the public and consistent with the policy of section 
5 U.S.C. 552b(c) will be available to the public within 21 days of the 
meeting. Records are kept of all Council proceedings and are available 
for public inspection at the at the Office of Indian Education, United 
States Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 
20202. Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
    Electronic Access to This Document: You may view this document, as 
well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal 
Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the 
Internet at the following site: www.ed.gov/news/fedregister/index.html.
    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 1-866-512-1830; or in 
the Washington, DC, area at (202) 512-0000.

    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the 
official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal 
Regulations is available on GPO Access at: www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/index.html.

Deborah S. Delisle,
Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education.
[FR Doc. 2013-01175 Filed 1-18-13; 8:45 am]