[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 223 (Tuesday, November 23, 2021)]
[Pages 66543-66544]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-25512]



National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE); Meeting

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of 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 NACIE open teleconference meeting.

DATES: The NACIE open virtual meeting will be held on December 13, 
2021, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. (EST).

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

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Avenue SW, Room 3W113, Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 202-205-1909, 
Email: [email protected].

    Statutory Authority and Function: NACIE is authorized by Section 
6141 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended 
(ESEA); its duties were expanded by Executive Order 14049. NACIE is 
established within the U.S. Department of Education to advise the 
Secretary of Education (Secretary), the Secretary of Interior and the 
Secretary of Labor 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 ESEA. In addition, NACIE advises the White 
House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education, in 
accordance with Section 3 of Executive Order 14049. 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) Subcommittee overview of FY 2021 
Annual Report, (2) NACIE membership discussion and vote to approve the 
FY 2021 Annual Report, and (3) logistical planning regarding 
transmittal of FY 2021 Annual Report to Congress.
    Instructions for Accessing the Meeting: Members of the public may 
access the NACIE meeting via listen-only phone or via Zoom.gov 
platform. Up to 100 lines will be available to attendees on a first 
come, first serve basis. The dial-in phone number for the meeting is 1-
669-254-5252, meeting ID: 160 578 2222 and the web link to register to 
participate via Zoom.gov is https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1605782222.
    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 December 8, 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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    Authority: Section 6141 of the Elementary and Secondary Education 
Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended (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.
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