Request for Nominees to Serve on the Bureau of Indian Education Advisory Board for Exceptional Children, 62650-62656 [2013-24726]

Download as PDF 62650 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 204 / Tuesday, October 22, 2013 / Notices defined by Rule 144A of the Securities Act of 1933. Pursuant to 25 CFR 293.4, all compacts and amendments are subject to review and approval by the Secretary. Pursuant to 25 CFR 293.15, an approved compact or amendment takes effect on the date that notice of its approval is published in the Federal Register. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Dated: September 30, 2013. Kevin K. Washburn, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. AGENCY: [FR Doc. 2013–24348 Filed 10–21–13; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: Bureau of Indian Affairs [DR.5B711.IA000813] Indian Gaming Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. This publishes notice of the extension of the Class III gaming compact between the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota. SUMMARY: Effective Date: October 22, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula L. Hart, Director, Office of Indian Gaming, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary—Policy and Economic Development, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 219–4066. Pursuant to 25 CFR 293.5, an extension to an existing tribal-state Class III gaming compact does not require approval by the Secretary if the extension does not include any amendment to the terms of the compact. The Rosebud Sioux Tribe and the State of South Dakota have reached an agreement to extend the expiration of their existing Tribal-State Class III gaming compact to February 15, 2014. This publishes notice of the new expiration date of the compact. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with FRONT MATTER Dated: September 30, 2013. Kevin K. Washburn, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–24349 Filed 10–21–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–4N–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:08 Oct 21, 2013 Jkt 232001 Submit nomination applications to Sue Bement, Designated Federal Officer, Bureau of Indian Education, 1011 Indian School Road NW., Suite 332, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104–1088, telephone (505) 563–5274 or fax (505) 563–5281. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sue Bement, Designated Federal Officer, at the above-listed address and telephone number. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Board was established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App 2. The following provides information about the Committee, the membership and the nomination process. ADDRESSES: Notice of extension of TribalState Class III Gaming Compact. ACTION: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Request for Nominees to Serve on the Bureau of Indian Education Advisory Board for Exceptional Children The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is seeking nominations for individuals to be considered as a member of the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children (Advisory Board). There are six positions available. BIE will consider nominations received in response to this request for nominations, as well nominations received from as other sources. DATES: Nomination applications must be received on or before November 15, 2013. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR DATES: [124A2100RM. AADD003200. A087C222. 999900. AR. DED. 97C22214. 001] Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. BILLING CODE 4310–4N–P AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs 1. Objective and Duties (a) Members of the Advisory Board will provide guidance, advice, and recommendations with respect to special education and related services for children with disabilities in Bureaufunded schools in accordance with the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA). (b) The Advisory Board will: (1) Provide advice and recommendations for the coordination of services within BIE and with other local, State, and Federal agencies; (2) Provide advice and recommendations on a broad range of policy issues dealing with provision of educational services to American Indian children with disabilities; (3) Serve as an advocate for American Indian students with special education PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 needs by providing advice and recommendations regarding best practices, effective program coordination strategies, and recommendations for improved educational programming; (4) Provide advice and recommendations for preparation of information required to be submitted to the Secretary of Education under 20 U.S.C. 1411(h)(2); (5) Provide advice and recommend policies concerning effective inter- and intra-agency collaboration, including modifications to regulations, and elimination of barriers to inter- and intra-agency programs and activities; and (6) Report and direct all correspondence to the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs through the Director, BIE with a courtesy copy to the Designated Federal Officer (DFO). 2. Membership (a) Pursuant to 20 U.S.C. 1411(h)(6), the Advisory Board will be composed of up to 15 individuals involved in or concerned with the education and provision of services to Indian infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities. The Advisory Board composition will reflect a broad range of viewpoints and will include at least one member representing each of the following interests: Indians with disabilities; teachers of children with disabilities; Indian parents or guardians of children with disabilities; service providers; state education officials; local education officials; state interagency coordinating councils (for states having Indian reservations); tribal representatives or tribal organization representatives; and other members representing the various divisions and entities of BIE. (b) The Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs may provide the Secretary of the Interior recommendations for the chairperson; however, the chairperson and other Advisory Board members will be appointed by the Secretary. Advisory Board members shall serve staggered terms of two years or three years from the date of their appointment. 3. Miscellaneous (a) Members of the Advisory Board will not receive compensation, but may be reimbursed for travel, including subsistence, and other necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties in the same manner as persons employed intermittently in government service under 5 U.S.C. 5703. (b) A member may not participate in matters that will directly affect, or E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 204 / Tuesday, October 22, 2013 / Notices sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with FRONT MATTER appear to affect, the financial interests of the member or the member’s spouse or minor children, unless authorized by the appropriate ethics official. Compensation from employment does not constitute a financial interest of the member so long as the matter before the committee will not have a special or distinct effect on the member or the member’s employer, other than as part of a class. The provisions of this paragraph do not affect any other statutory or regulatory ethical obligations to which a member may be subject. (c) The Advisory Board meets at least twice a year, budget permitting, but additional meetings may be held as deemed necessary by the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs or DFO. (d) All Advisory Board meetings are open to the public in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:08 Oct 21, 2013 Jkt 232001 4. Nomination Information (a) Nominations are requested from individuals, organizations, and federally recognized tribes, as well as from State directors of Special Education (within the 23 States in which Bureau-funded schools are located) concerned with the education of Indian children with disabilities as described above. (b) Nominees should have expertise in and knowledge of the issues and needs of American Indian children with disabilities. Such knowledge and expertise are needed to provide advice and recommendations to BIE regarding the needs of American Indian children with disabilities. (c) A summary of the candidate’s ´ ´ qualifications (resume or curriculum vitae) must be provided. Nominees must have the ability to attend Advisory Board meetings, carry out Advisory PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62651 Board assignments, participate in conference calls, and work in groups. Basis for Nominations If you wish to nominate someone for appointment to the Advisory Board, please do not make the nomination until the person has agreed to have his or her name submitted to BIE for this purpose. Nomination Application (Please fill out this form completely and include a copy of the nominee’s ´ ´ resume or curriculum vitae.) Information Collection This collection of information is authorized by OMB Control Number 1076–0179, ‘‘Solicitation of Nominations for the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children.’’ BILLING CODE 4310–6W–P E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1 62652 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 204 / Tuesday, October 22, 2013 / Notices OMB Control Number: 1076-0179 Expiration: 09/30/2014 BUREAU OF INDIAN EDUCATION ADVISORY BOARD FOR EXCEPTIONAL EDUCATION MEMBERSHIP NOMINATION FORM Nomination Information A. Nominations are requested from individuals, organizations, and federally recognized tribes, as well as from State Directors of Special Education (within the 23 states in which Bureau-funded schools are located) concerned with the education ofIndian children with disabilities. B. Nominees should have expertise and knowledge of the issues and needs of American Indian children with disabilities. Such knowledge and expertise are needed to provide advice and recommendations to BIB regarding the needs of American Indian children with disabilities. C. A summary of the candidate's qualifications (resume or curriculum vitae) must be included with the nomination application. Nominees must have the ability to: (1) attend in Advisory Committee meetings, (2) carry out committee assignments, (3) participate in teleconference calls and work in groups. D. The Department ofInterior is committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and seeks diverse Committee membership; however, the Department is bound by the Indian Preference Act of 1990 (Title 25, U.S.C. Section 472). Objective and Duties A. The Board provides guidance, advice, and recommendations with respect to special education and related services for children with disabilities in BIB-funded schools in accordance with the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004. B. The Board provides advice and recommendations for the coordination of services within the BIB and with other local, State and Federal agencies. D. The Board serves as an advocate for American Indian students with special education needs by providing advice and recommendations regarding best practices, effective program coordination strategies, and recommendations for improved educational programmmg. VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:08 Oct 21, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4725 E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1 EN22OC13.032</GPH> sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with FRONT MATTER C. The Board provides advice and recommendations on a broad range of policy issues dealing with provision of educational services to American Indian children with disabilities. Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 204 / Tuesday, October 22, 2013 / Notices 62653 OMB Control Number: 1076-0179 Expiration: 09/30/2014 E. The Board provides advice and recommendations for preparation of information required to be submitted to the Secretary of Education. F. The Board provides advice and recommends policies concerning effective inter- and intra-agency collaboration, including modifications to regulations, and elimination of barriers to inter- and intra - agency programs and activities. G. The Board reports and directs all correspondence to the Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs through the Director of the Bureau of Indian Education with a courtesy copy to the Designated Federal Official (DFO). Membership A. The Board shall be composed of 15 members. The Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs may recommend a Chairperson to the Secretary of the Interior; however, all board members will be appointed by the Secretary of the Interior as required. Board members shall serve a staggered term of two years or three years from the date of their appointment. The Secretary may remove members from the Board at any time at his/her discretion. B. As required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004, the Board will be composed of individuals involved in or concerned with the education and provision of services to Indian children with disabilities. The Board composition will reflect a broad range of viewpoints and will include at least one member representing each of the following interests: Indian persons with disabilities, teachers of children with disabilities, Indian parents or guardians of children with disabilities, service providers, State education officials, local education officials, State interagency coordinating councils (for states having Indian reservations), tribal representatives or tribal organization representatives, and BIE employees concerned with the education of children with disabilities. D. A member may not participate in matters that will directly affect, or appear to affect, the financial interests of the member or the member's spouse or minor children, unless authorized by the DFO. Compensation from employment does not constitute a financial interest of the member so long as the matter before the committee will not have a special or distinct effect on the member or the member's employer, other than as part of a class. The provisions of this paragraph do not affect any other statutory or regulatory ethical obligations to which a member may be subject. E. The Board meets at least twice a year, budget permitting, but additional meetings may be held as deemed necessary by the Assistant Secretary or DFO. VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:08 Oct 21, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4725 E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1 EN22OC13.033</GPH> sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with FRONT MATTER C. Members of the Board will not receive compensation, but will be reimbursed for travel, subsistence and other necessary expenses incurred in performance of their duties consistent with the provisions of section 5703, title 5, of the United States Code. 62654 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 204 / Tuesday, October 22, 2013 / Notices OMB Control Number: 1076-0179 Expiration: 09/30/2014 COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP NOMINATION FORM Note: Please fill out from completely. Additional pages may be added for further explanation ofany item. Reference the corresponding item number for which the additional explanation is made. 1. Full Name: 2. Mailing Address: 3. City: 6. Primary Contact Phone Number: 7. Secondary Contact Phone Number: ( ) ( 4. State: 5. Zip Code: ) 8. Place of Employment 9. Work Address: 10. City: 11. State: 12. Zip Code: 13. Employment Title: 14. Work Telefax Number: ( ) 15. E-mail address: . . .. Note to ReView Committee: PrIOr to submItting thIs nominatIOn applzcatlOn, the above-named indIvIdual must be contacted regarding appointment to the Advisory Board. Do not make nomination until this person has been contacted and agreed to have his/her name submitted to the Bureau ofIndian Education. 16. If appointed this person will represent one of the following categories (check all applicable): Indian persons with disabilities Teachers of children with disabilities Indian parents or guardians of children with disabilities Service providers State Education Officials Local Education Officials ___ tribal representatives or tribal organization representatives _ _ Bureau employees concerned with the education of children with disabilities VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:08 Oct 21, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4725 E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1 EN22OC13.034</GPH> sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with FRONT MATTER State Interagency Coordinating Councils (for states having Indian reservations) Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 204 / Tuesday, October 22, 2013 / Notices 62655 OMB Control Number: 1076-0179 Expiration: 09/30/2014 17. What role would you recommend this nominee serve? _ _ Advisory Board Chairperson _ _ Advisory Board Member 18. Nominee's experience with BIA funded schools: (check all applicable) _ _ BIE Day School _ _ BIE Boarding School __ Off-Reservation Boarding School Tribal Contract School Tribal Grant School _ _ Cooperative School 19. List nominee's experiences related to the education ofIndian infants, toddler, children and youth with disabilities, in the past 10 years. Include dates of experience or employment, position titles, location of employment or organization, and a brief description of duties. (Attach additional pages if necessary.) 20. Provide a list of current memberships or current affiliations with professional education organizations, particularly special education organizations. Identify organization offices held if applicable. (Attach additional pages if necessary.) VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:08 Oct 21, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4725 E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1 EN22OC13.035</GPH> sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with FRONT MATTER 21. Identify special interests, activities, and awards (professional, educational and community) related to the education of disabled Indian children (infants, toddlers, children and youth). (Attach additional pages if necessary.) 62656 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 204 / Tuesday, October 22, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [FR Doc. 2013–24726 Filed 10–21–13; 8:45 am] [AA–6648–A, AA–6648–C, AA–6648–O; LLAK944000–L14100000–HY0000–P] BILLING CODE 4310–6W–C Bureau of Land Management Alaska Native Claims Selection Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Decision Approving Lands for Conveyance. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:08 Oct 21, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision will be issued by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to Aleknagik Natives Limited. The decision approves the surface estate in the lands described below for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601, et seq.). The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Bristol Bay Native Corporation when the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1 EN22OC13.036</GPH> sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with FRONT MATTER Dated: September 25, 2013. Kevin K. Washburn, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs.

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

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Request for Nominees to Serve on the Bureau of Indian Education 
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is seeking nominations 
for individuals to be considered as a member of the Advisory Board for 
Exceptional Children (Advisory Board). There are six positions 
available. BIE will consider nominations received in response to this 
request for nominations, as well nominations received from as other 
sources.

DATES: Nomination applications must be received on or before November 
15, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit nomination applications to Sue Bement, Designated 
Federal Officer, Bureau of Indian Education, 1011 Indian School Road 
NW., Suite 332, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87104-1088, telephone (505) 
563-5274 or fax (505) 563-5281.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sue Bement, Designated Federal 
Officer, at the above-listed address and telephone number.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Board was established in 
accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App 2. The 
following provides information about the Committee, the membership and 
the nomination process.

1. Objective and Duties

    (a) Members of the Advisory Board will provide guidance, advice, 
and recommendations with respect to special education and related 
services for children with disabilities in Bureau-funded schools in 
accordance with the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities 
Education Act of 2004 (IDEA).
    (b) The Advisory Board will:
    (1) Provide advice and recommendations for the coordination of 
services within BIE and with other local, State, and Federal agencies;
    (2) Provide advice and recommendations on a broad range of policy 
issues dealing with provision of educational services to American 
Indian children with disabilities;
    (3) Serve as an advocate for American Indian students with special 
education needs by providing advice and recommendations regarding best 
practices, effective program coordination strategies, and 
recommendations for improved educational programming;
    (4) Provide advice and recommendations for preparation of 
information required to be submitted to the Secretary of Education 
under 20 U.S.C. 1411(h)(2);
    (5) Provide advice and recommend policies concerning effective 
inter- and intra-agency collaboration, including modifications to 
regulations, and elimination of barriers to inter- and intra-agency 
programs and activities; and
    (6) Report and direct all correspondence to the Assistant 
Secretary-Indian Affairs through the Director, BIE with a courtesy copy 
to the Designated Federal Officer (DFO).

2. Membership

    (a) Pursuant to 20 U.S.C. 1411(h)(6), the Advisory Board will be 
composed of up to 15 individuals involved in or concerned with the 
education and provision of services to Indian infants, toddlers, 
children, and youth with disabilities. The Advisory Board composition 
will reflect a broad range of viewpoints and will include at least one 
member representing each of the following interests: Indians with 
disabilities; teachers of children with disabilities; Indian parents or 
guardians of children with disabilities; service providers; state 
education officials; local education officials; state interagency 
coordinating councils (for states having Indian reservations); tribal 
representatives or tribal organization representatives; and other 
members representing the various divisions and entities of BIE.
    (b) The Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs may provide the 
Secretary of the Interior recommendations for the chairperson; however, 
the chairperson and other Advisory Board members will be appointed by 
the Secretary. Advisory Board members shall serve staggered terms of 
two years or three years from the date of their appointment.

3. Miscellaneous

    (a) Members of the Advisory Board will not receive compensation, 
but may be reimbursed for travel, including subsistence, and other 
necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties in the 
same manner as persons employed intermittently in government service 
under 5 U.S.C. 5703.
    (b) A member may not participate in matters that will directly 
affect, or

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appear to affect, the financial interests of the member or the member's 
spouse or minor children, unless authorized by the appropriate ethics 
official. Compensation from employment does not constitute a financial 
interest of the member so long as the matter before the committee will 
not have a special or distinct effect on the member or the member's 
employer, other than as part of a class. The provisions of this 
paragraph do not affect any other statutory or regulatory ethical 
obligations to which a member may be subject.
    (c) The Advisory Board meets at least twice a year, budget 
permitting, but additional meetings may be held as deemed necessary by 
the Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs or DFO.
    (d) All Advisory Board meetings are open to the public in 
accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act.

4. Nomination Information

    (a) Nominations are requested from individuals, organizations, and 
federally recognized tribes, as well as from State directors of Special 
Education (within the 23 States in which Bureau-funded schools are 
located) concerned with the education of Indian children with 
disabilities as described above.
    (b) Nominees should have expertise in and knowledge of the issues 
and needs of American Indian children with disabilities. Such knowledge 
and expertise are needed to provide advice and recommendations to BIE 
regarding the needs of American Indian children with disabilities.
    (c) A summary of the candidate's qualifications 
(r[eacute]sum[eacute] or curriculum vitae) must be provided. Nominees 
must have the ability to attend Advisory Board meetings, carry out 
Advisory Board assignments, participate in conference calls, and work 
in groups.

Basis for Nominations

    If you wish to nominate someone for appointment to the Advisory 
Board, please do not make the nomination until the person has agreed to 
have his or her name submitted to BIE for this purpose.

Nomination Application

    (Please fill out this form completely and include a copy of the 
nominee's r[eacute]sum[eacute] or curriculum vitae.)

Information Collection

    This collection of information is authorized by OMB Control Number 
1076-0179, ``Solicitation of Nominations for the Advisory Board for 
Exceptional Children.''
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    Dated: September 25, 2013.
Kevin K. Washburn,
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
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