Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 70931 [2010-29071]

Download as PDF 70931 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 223 / Friday, November 19, 2010 / Notices proposed paperwork collections referenced above, access CMS’ Web Site at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/Paperwork ReductionActof1995, or E-mail your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and CMS document identifier, to Paperwork@ cms.hhs.gov, or call the Reports Clearance Office on (410) 786–1326. In commenting on the proposed information collections please reference the document identifier or OMB control number. To be assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be submitted in one of the following ways by January 18, 2011: 1. Electronically. You may submit your comments electronically to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for ‘‘Comment or Submission’’ or ‘‘More Search Options’’ to find the information collection document(s) accepting comments. 2. By regular mail. You may mail written comments to the following address: CMS, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Division of Regulations Development, Attention: Document Identifier/OMB Control Number, Room C4–26–05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244–1850. Dated: November 12, 2010. Michelle Shortt, Director, Regulations Development Group, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2010–29076 Filed 11–18–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Title: Evaluation of Head Start Early Learning Mentor Coach Initiative. OMB No.: New Collection. Billing Accounting Code (BAC): 418422 (CAN G994426). Description: The Administration for Children and Families is requesting comments on plans to collect information as part of an implementation evaluation of the Head Start Early Learning Mentor-Coach Initiative. The study will collect information necessary for understanding the methods and approaches being used by Head Start grantees who were awarded funds under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009—Early Learning Mentor Coach funding announcement (Funding Opportunity Number HHS–201–ACF– OHS–ST–0120) The study will describe the range of approaches being used by the grantees, including descriptions of the role of the mentor coach within the grantee agency; the types of teachers and caregivers with whom the mentor coaches are working; the quality, frequency and content of interactions between the mentor coaches and teachers and caregivers; and the types of approaches and resources used by the mentor coaches. The study will also examine the characteristics of the settings and the systems in which the mentor coaching is embedded. Finally the study will examine the degree to which the approach used by grantees and mentor coaches and the fit between the two— relate to factors likely to affect the success of the mentor coach’s efforts, such as the quality of relationships with teachers and caregivers or changes in teacher or caregiver approaches and attitudes about caring for young children over time. The data collection will include a survey of the grantees, telephone interviews with mentor coaches and teachers, and the collection of monthly tracking data indicating the frequency and content of mentors’ contact with each teacher. Respondents: Individuals or Households, Grantees. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Annual number of respondents Instrument srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Grantee Survey ................................................................................................ Mentor Coach Interview ................................................................................... Teacher Interview ............................................................................................ Mentor Coach Contact Tracking sheet ............................................................ Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 773. In compliance with the requirements of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the information collection described above. Copies of the proposed collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded 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. E-mail address: OPREinfoco11ection@acf.hhs.gov. All VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:02 Nov 18, 2010 Jkt 223001 131 131 262 131 requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. The Department specifically requests comments on (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Consideration will be given to PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response 1 2 2 12 Total annual burden hours .5 .5 .5 .2 comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Dated: November 12, 2010. Steven M. Hanmer, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–29071 Filed 11–18–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects: E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1 66 131 262 314

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

    Title: Evaluation of Head Start Early Learning Mentor Coach 
Initiative.
    OMB No.: New Collection.
    Billing Accounting Code (BAC): 418422 (CAN G994426).
    Description: The Administration for Children and Families is 
requesting comments on plans to collect information as part of an 
implementation evaluation of the Head Start Early Learning Mentor-Coach 
Initiative. The study will collect information necessary for 
understanding the methods and approaches being used by Head Start 
grantees who were awarded funds under the American Recovery and 
Reinvestment Act of 2009--Early Learning Mentor Coach funding 
announcement (Funding Opportunity Number HHS-201-ACF-OHS-ST-0120)
    The study will describe the range of approaches being used by the 
grantees, including descriptions of the role of the mentor coach within 
the grantee agency; the types of teachers and caregivers with whom the 
mentor coaches are working; the quality, frequency and content of 
interactions between the mentor coaches and teachers and caregivers; 
and the types of approaches and resources used by the mentor coaches. 
The study will also examine the characteristics of the settings and the 
systems in which the mentor coaching is embedded. Finally the study 
will examine the degree to which the approach used by grantees and 
mentor coaches and the fit between the two--relate to factors likely to 
affect the success of the mentor coach's efforts, such as the quality 
of relationships with teachers and caregivers or changes in teacher or 
caregiver approaches and attitudes about caring for young children over 
time.
    The data collection will include a survey of the grantees, 
telephone interviews with mentor coaches and teachers, and the 
collection of monthly tracking data indicating the frequency and 
content of mentors' contact with each teacher.
    Respondents: Individuals or Households, Grantees.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                  Annual  number     Number of        Average
                   Instrument                           of         responses per   burden hours    Total annual
                                                    respondents     respondent     per response    burden hours
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Grantee Survey..................................             131               1              .5              66
Mentor Coach Interview..........................             131               2              .5             131
Teacher Interview...............................             262               2              .5             262
Mentor Coach Contact Tracking sheet.............             131              12              .2             314
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 773.
    In compliance with the requirements of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and 
Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the 
information collection described above. Copies of the proposed 
collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded 
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. E-mail 
address: OPREinfoco11ection@acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be 
identified by the title of the information collection.
    The Department specifically requests comments on (a) whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the 
information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the 
agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (c) the quality, utility, and clarity of the information 
to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection 
of information on respondents, including through the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology. 
Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted 
within 60 days of this publication.

    Dated: November 12, 2010.
Steven M. Hanmer,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-29071 Filed 11-18-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-M