[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 203 (Monday, October 25, 2021)]
[Pages 58899-58900]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-23230]



National Advisory Council on Indian Education; Meeting

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of an open meeting.


SUMMARY: Notice of this meeting is required by Section 10(a)(2) of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and is intended to notify members 
of the public of an upcoming National Advisory Council on Indian 
Education (NACIE) open teleconference meeting. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-
3.150, notice for this meeting is given less than 15 calendar days 
prior to the meeting due to exceptional circumstances. It is imperative 
that the Council hold the meeting as scheduled to complete the annual 
report on the activities of the Council for fiscal year 2021, as 
required under 20 U.S.C. 7471, and to accommodate the scheduling 
priorities of the members to ensure a quorum will be present.

DATES: The NACIE open virtual meeting will be held on November 2, 2021 
from 1:00-4:00 p.m. (EDT).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angela Hernandez, Designated Federal 
Official, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE)/Office of 
Indian Education (OIE), U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland 
Avenue SW, Room 3W113, Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 202-205-1909, 
Email: [email protected].

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Statutory Authority and Function: NACIE is 
authorized by Section 6141 of the Elementary and Secondary Education 
Act of 1965. NACIE is established within the U.S. Department of 
Education to advise the Secretary of Education (Secretary) and the 
Secretary of Interior 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 that 
includes Indian children or adults as participants or that may benefit 
Indian children or adults, including any program established under 
Title VI, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. In 
addition, NACIE advises the White House Initiative on American Indian 
and Alaska Native Education, in accordance with Section 5(a) of 
Executive Order 13592. NACIE submits to the Congress each year a report 
on its activities that includes recommendations that are considered 
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.
    Meeting Agenda: The purpose of the meeting is to convene NACIE to 
conduct the following business: (1) Department and OIE updates, (2) 
updates on Executive actions, and (3) preparation of the FY 2021 Annual 
    Instructions for Accessing the Meeting: Members of the public may 
access the NACIE meeting by dial-in listen only access. Up to 100 lines 
will be available to participants of on a first come, first serve 
basis. The dial-in phone number for the virtual meeting is 1-415-655-
0001 U.S. Toll, access code: 2340 154 0540, and the web link to 
register to participate via WebEx is https://manhattan-strategy.webex.com/manhattan-strategy/j.php?RGID=r841388576d00772a51f1a84182cbd11a.
    Public Comment: Members of the public interested in submitting 
written comments pertaining to the work of NACIE may do so via email to 
[email protected]. Please note, written comments should pertain 
to the work of NACIE.
    Reasonable Accommodations: The teleconference meeting is accessible 
to individuals with disabilities. If you will need an auxiliary aid or 
service for the meeting (e.g., interpreting service, assistive 
listening device, or materials in an alternate format), notify the 
contact person listed in this notice not later than October 21, 2021. 
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.
    Access to Records of the Meeting: The Department will post the 
official open meeting report of this meeting on the OESE website at: 
https://oese.ed.gov/offices/office-of-indian-education/national-advisory-council-on-indian-education-oie/ 21 days after the meeting. 
Pursuant to the FACA, the public may also inspect NACIE records 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 
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Please email [email protected] to 
schedule an appointment. Our ability to provide an inspection 
opportunity is limited due to potential novel coronavirus (COVID-19) 
    Electronic Access to this Document: 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 via the Federal Digital System 
at: www.gpo.gov/fdsys. At this site you can view this document, as well 
as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal 
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by the Department.
    Authority: Sec.  6141 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act 
of 1965 (ESEA) as amended by Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) (20 
U.S.C. 7471)

Ian Rosenblum,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Programs, Delegated the 
Authority to Perform the Functions and Duties of the Assistant 
Secretary of the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education.
[FR Doc. 2021-23230 Filed 10-22-21; 8:45 am]