[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 174 (Monday, September 11, 2017)]
[Pages 42701-42702]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-19110]



Bureau of Indian Affairs

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Advisory Board for Exceptional Children; Public Meeting

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

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ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing a public 
meeting of the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children (Advisory 
Board). The purpose of the meeting is to meet the mandates of the 
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) for Indian 
children with disabilities.

DATES: Orientation training will be conducted for new Advisory Board 
members on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Mountain Time. Thereafter, on Thursday, September 21, 2017, and Friday, 
September 22, 2017, all Advisory Board members will meet in-session 
from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mountain Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the 1011 Indian School Rd. NW., 
Room 240, Albuquerque, NM 87104; telephone number (952) 851-5423.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jennifer Davis, Designated Federal 
Officer, Bureau of Indian Education, 2600 North Central Avenue, Suite 
800, Phoenix, Arizona 85004, telephone number (505) 259-4731.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, the BIE is announcing that the Advisory Board will hold 
its next meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 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:

 Introduction of Advisory Board members
 Report from Tony Dearman, Director, BIE Director's Office
 Report from Dr. Jeffrey Hamley Associate Deputy Director, BIE, 
Division of Performance and Accountability (DPA)
 Report from Donald Griffin, Supervisory Education Specialist, 
BIE, DPA/Special Education
 Board work on Priorities for 2017
 Public Comment (via conference call, Friday, September 22nd 
meeting only*).
 BIE Advisory Board--Advice and Recommendations
[cir] *During the September 22, 2017, meeting, time has been set aside 
for public comment via conference call from 11:30-12:00 p.m. Mountain 
Time. The call-in information is: Conference Number 1-888-417-0376, 
Passcode 1509140

    Public Availability of Comments: Before including your address, 
phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information 
in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment--
including your personal identifying information--may be made publicly 
available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold 
your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot 
guarantee that we will be able to do so.

    Authority:  5 U.S.C. Appendix 5; 20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq.

    Dated: August 29, 2017.
Michael S. Black,
Acting Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2017-19110 Filed 9-8-17; 8:45 am]