Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 7443 [E9-3052]

Download as PDF 7443 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 30 / Tuesday, February 17, 2009 / Notices Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 165. Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. E-mail address: OPREinfocollection@acf.hhs.gov. OMB Comment: OMB is required to make a decision concerning the collection of information between 30 and 60 days after publication of this document in the Federal Register. Therefore, a comment is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent directly to the following: Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Fax: 202–395–6974, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families. Dated: February 6, 2009. Brendan C. Kelly, OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E9–3050 Filed 2–13–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Title: HHS/ACF/OPRE Head Start Classroom-based Approaches and Resources for Emotion and Social skill promotion (CARES) project: Impact and ImplementationStudies OMB No.: New collection Description: The Head Start Classroom-based Approaches and Resources for Emotion and Social skill promotion (CARES) project will evaluate social emotional program enhancements within Head Start settings serving three- and four-year old children. This project focuses on identifying the central features of effective programs to provide the information federal policy makers and Head Start providers will need if they are to increase Head Start’s capacity to improve the social and emotional skills and school readiness of preschool age children. The project is sponsored by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) of the Administration for Children andFamilies (ACF). The Head Start CARES project will use a group-based randomized design to test the effects of three different evidence-based programs designed to improve the social and emotional development of children in Head Start classrooms. The purpose of this data collection is to assess the impact and implementation of program models through surveys with teachers and parents, direct child assessments, as well as interviews with teachers, coaches, trainers, center directors, center staff, and grantee/delegate agency directors. Respondents: The respondents to these various surveys and interviews will include Head Start teachers, center staff and directors, grantee/delegate agency directors, trainers, local coaches, low-income parents and their Head Start children. Children in the study will be 3- and 4-year olds in the selected Head Start classrooms. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Annual number of respondents Instrument sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Baseline Lead Teacher Self-Report Survey .................................................. Follow-up Lead Teacher Self-Report Survey ................................................ Teacher Report on Individual Children .......................................................... Baseline Parent Survey ................................................................................. Follow-up Parent Survey ............................................................................... Direct Child Assessment ............................................................................... Site Visit: Coach Interview Guide .................................................................. Site Visit: Teacher Interview Guide ............................................................... Site Visit: Center Director Interview Guide .................................................... Site Visit: Center Staff Interview Guide ......................................................... Grantee/Delegate Agency Interview Guide ................................................... Trainer Interview Guide ................................................................................. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,493 Additional Information:Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research andEvaluation, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: OPREReports Clearance Officer. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. E-mail address: OPREinfocollection@acf.hhs.gov. OMB Comment:OMB is required to make a decision concerning the collection of information between 30 VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:45 Feb 13, 2009 Jkt 217001 Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Estimated annual burden hours 1 1 3 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 0.33 0.33 0.33 0.33 0.33 0.75 1 1 1 1 1 1 40 40 1,204 401 401 2,160 20 120 20 60 7 20 120 120 1,216 1,216 1,216 960 20 120 20 60 7 20 and 60 days after publication of this document in the FederalRegister. Therefore, a comment is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent directly to the following: Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Fax: 202–395– 6974,Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families. PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: February 6, 2009. Brendan C. Kelly, OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E9–3052 Filed 2–13–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–M E:\FR\FM\17FEN1.SGM 17FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 30 (Tuesday, February 17, 2009)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    Title: HHS/ACF/OPRE Head Start Classroom-based Approaches and 
Resources for Emotion and Social skill promotion (CARES) project: 
Impact and ImplementationStudies
     OMB No.: New collection
     Description: The Head Start Classroom-based Approaches and 
Resources for Emotion and Social skill promotion (CARES) project will 
evaluate social emotional program enhancements within Head Start 
settings serving three- and four-year old children. This project 
focuses on identifying the central features of effective programs to 
provide the information federal policy makers and Head Start providers 
will need if they are to increase Head Start's capacity to improve the 
social and emotional skills and school readiness of preschool age 
children. The project is sponsored by the Office of Planning, Research, 
and Evaluation (OPRE) of the Administration for Children andFamilies 
(ACF). The Head Start CARES project will use a group-based randomized 
design to test the effects of three different evidence-based programs 
designed to improve the social and emotional development of children in 
Head Start classrooms.
    The purpose of this data collection is to assess the impact and 
implementation of program models through surveys with teachers and 
parents, direct child assessments, as well as interviews with teachers, 
coaches, trainers, center directors, center staff, and grantee/delegate 
agency directors.
     Respondents: The respondents to these various surveys and 
interviews will include Head Start teachers, center staff and 
directors, grantee/delegate agency directors, trainers, local coaches, 
low-income parents and their Head Start children. Children in the study 
will be 3- and 4-year olds in the selected Head Start classrooms.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of    Average burden     Estimated
                   Instrument                      Annual number   responses per     hours per     annual burden
                                                  of respondents    respondent       response          hours
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 Baseline Lead Teacher Self-Report Survey.......             120               1            0.33              40
 Follow-up Lead Teacher Self-Report Survey......             120               1            0.33              40
 Teacher Report on Individual Children..........           1,216               3            0.33           1,204
 Baseline Parent Survey.........................           1,216               1            0.33             401
 Follow-up Parent Survey........................           1,216               1            0.33             401
 Direct Child Assessment........................             960               3            0.75           2,160
 Site Visit: Coach Interview Guide..............              20               1            1                 20
 Site Visit: Teacher Interview Guide............             120               1            1                120
 Site Visit: Center Director Interview Guide....              20               1            1                 20
 Site Visit: Center Staff Interview Guide.......              60               1            1                 60
 Grantee/Delegate Agency Interview Guide........               7               1            1                  7
 Trainer Interview Guide........................              20               1            1                 20
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,493
    Additional Information:Copies of the proposed collection may be 
obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, 
Office of Planning, Research andEvaluation, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, 
SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: OPREReports Clearance Officer. All 
requests should be identified by the title of the information 
collection. E-mail address: OPREinfocollection@acf.hhs.gov.
    OMB Comment:OMB is required to make a decision concerning the 
collection of information between 30 and 60 days after publication of 
this document in the FederalRegister. Therefore, a comment is best 
assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of 
publication. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent directly to the following: Office 
of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Fax: 202-395-
6974,Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and 
Families.

    Dated: February 6, 2009.
Brendan C. Kelly,
OPRE Reports Clearance Officer.
 [FR Doc. E9-3052 Filed 2-13-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-M