Notice of Meetings for Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships, 5439 [2014-02035]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 21 / Friday, January 31, 2014 / Notices [FR Doc. 2014–02069 Filed 1–30–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Notice of Meetings for Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships Administration for Children and Families, HHS. ACTION: Notice of public meetings via webinar and telephone call-in. AGENCY: This public meeting is to obtain input on the creation of Early Head Start (EHS)-Child Care Partnerships that were authorized by the 2014 Omnibus Act, which was released on January 17, 2014. The purpose of this meeting is to provide an open door forum for public input in order to help the Department of Health and Human Services as we develop future planning activities. To help us best develop Early Head Start with local child care centers and family child care providers serving lowincome infants and toddlers, this notice invites the public to learn about partnerships and provide information that may assist the Agency at two public meetings held via webinar and telephone call-in. DATES: Two public meetings will be held on February 6, 2014, and February 7, 2014. The dates and times for each meeting will be: February 6, 2014: 4:00–5:00 p.m. EST February 7, 2014: 4:00–5:00 p.m. EST Registration and Additional Information: We request that interested persons register online with the Child Care Communications Management Center (CMC) to participate in one or more meetings via either webinar or by telephone. Interested persons may register for the February 6 meeting at: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/ 905737662, or the February 7 meeting at: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/ register/539737118. The contact at CMC is Karen Limsi, who can be reached by telephone at 240–399–8729 and by email at klimsi@ blhtech.com. Interested persons should register at least the day before the meeting in which they wish to participate. Each public meeting is scheduled for one hour, but will end sooner if participants have finished providing input before the time period expires. The format for the meetings is intended to allow participants to tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:23 Jan 30, 2014 Jkt 232001 provide input and to respond to the input provided by others. We especially request input from entities interested in creating partnerships. To help interested individuals prepare for the meetings, we invite review of the 2014 Omnibus Appropriations bill. The full text is set forth at: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/ BILLS-113hr3547enr/pdf/BILLS113hr3547enr.pdf Written comments may be submitted at: EHS.CCPartnerships@acf.hhs.gov until Midnight February 7, 2014. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The expansion of EHS-Child Care Partnerships is a key component in President Obama’s Early Learning Plan. These partnerships will extend the provision of high-quality early learning opportunities to more children from birth to age 3. Bolstering EHS-Child Care Partnerships promises to build a more seamless system for providing high-quality, full-day, full-year services to support children’s development and parents’ workforce needs. These public meetings will be primarily listening sessions for the Agency and potentially an opportunity for dialogue among participants. We believe that the input received at the public meetings will be most helpful in providing the Agency with background information and broadening awareness of relevant issues of potential partnerships between Early Head Start grantees to develop partnerships with local child care centers and family child care providers serving low-income infants and toddlers. We will not respond to presentations during the meetings and will not regard them as formal comments that must be addressed by the Agency. Dated: January 27, 2014. Linda K. Smith, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Early Childhood Development. [FR Doc. 2014–02035 Filed 1–30–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–40–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2014–N–0001] Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory committee PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5439 of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). At least one portion of the meeting will be closed to the public. Name of Committee: Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee. General Function of the Committee: To provide advice and recommendations to the Agency on FDA’s regulatory issues. Date and Time: The meeting will be held on February 28, 2014, from approximately 8 a.m. to 4:20 p.m. Location: FDA White Oak Campus, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 31 Conference Center, the Great Room (rm. 1503 B and C), Silver Spring, MD 20993–0002. Information regarding special accommodations due to a disability, visitor parking, and transportation may be accessed at http:// www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/ default.htm; under the heading ‘‘Resources for You,’’ click on ‘‘Public Meetings at the FDA White Oak Campus.’’ Please note that visitors to the White Oak Campus must enter through Building 1. For those unable to attend in person, the meeting will also be webcast. The link for the webcast is available at https://collaboration.fda.gov/vrbpac/ Contact Person: Prabhakara Atreya or Denise Royster, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (HFM–71), Food and Drug Administration, 1401 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852, 301–827–0314, or FDA Advisory Committee Information Line, 1–800– 741–8138 (301–443–0572 in the Washington, DC area). A notice in the Federal Register about last minute modifications that impact a previously announced advisory committee meeting cannot always be published quickly enough to provide timely notice. Therefore, you should always check the Agency’s Web site at http:// www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/ default.htm and scroll down to the appropriate advisory committee meeting link, or call the advisory committee information line to learn about possible modifications before coming to the meeting. Agenda: On February 28, 2014, the committee will meet in open session to hear an overview of the research program in the Laboratory of Respiratory Viral Diseases, Division of Viral Products, Office of Vaccines Research and Review, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA. The committee will then discuss and make recommendations on the selection of strains to be included in the influenza virus vaccine for the 2014 to 2015 influenza season. E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 21 (Friday, January 31, 2014)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-02035]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Notice of Meetings for Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships

AGENCY: Administration for Children and Families, HHS.

ACTION: Notice of public meetings via webinar and telephone call-in.

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SUMMARY: This public meeting is to obtain input on the creation of 
Early Head Start (EHS)-Child Care Partnerships that were authorized by 
the 2014 Omnibus Act, which was released on January 17, 2014. The 
purpose of this meeting is to provide an open door forum for public 
input in order to help the Department of Health and Human Services as 
we develop future planning activities.
    To help us best develop Early Head Start with local child care 
centers and family child care providers serving low-income infants and 
toddlers, this notice invites the public to learn about partnerships 
and provide information that may assist the Agency at two public 
meetings held via webinar and telephone call-in.

DATES: Two public meetings will be held on February 6, 2014, and 
February 7, 2014. The dates and times for each meeting will be:
    February 6, 2014: 4:00-5:00 p.m. EST
    February 7, 2014: 4:00-5:00 p.m. EST
    Registration and Additional Information: We request that interested 
persons register online with the Child Care Communications Management 
Center (CMC) to participate in one or more meetings via either webinar 
or by telephone. Interested persons may register for the February 6 
meeting at: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/905737662, or the 
February 7 meeting at: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/539737118.
    The contact at CMC is Karen Limsi, who can be reached by telephone 
at 240-399-8729 and by email at klimsi@blhtech.com. Interested persons 
should register at least the day before the meeting in which they wish 
to participate.
    Each public meeting is scheduled for one hour, but will end sooner 
if participants have finished providing input before the time period 
expires.
    The format for the meetings is intended to allow participants to 
provide input and to respond to the input provided by others. We 
especially request input from entities interested in creating 
partnerships.
    To help interested individuals prepare for the meetings, we invite 
review of the 2014 Omnibus Appropriations bill. The full text is set 
forth at: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-113hr3547enr/pdf/BILLS-113hr3547enr.pdf
    Written comments may be submitted at: 
EHS.CCPartnerships@acf.hhs.gov until Midnight February 7, 2014.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The expansion of EHS-Child Care Partnerships 
is a key component in President Obama's Early Learning Plan. These 
partnerships will extend the provision of high-quality early learning 
opportunities to more children from birth to age 3. Bolstering EHS-
Child Care Partnerships promises to build a more seamless system for 
providing high-quality, full-day, full-year services to support 
children's development and parents' workforce needs.
    These public meetings will be primarily listening sessions for the 
Agency and potentially an opportunity for dialogue among participants. 
We believe that the input received at the public meetings will be most 
helpful in providing the Agency with background information and 
broadening awareness of relevant issues of potential partnerships 
between Early Head Start grantees to develop partnerships with local 
child care centers and family child care providers serving low-income 
infants and toddlers. We will not respond to presentations during the 
meetings and will not regard them as formal comments that must be 
addressed by the Agency.

    Dated: January 27, 2014.
Linda K. Smith,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Early Childhood Development.
[FR Doc. 2014-02035 Filed 1-30-14; 8:45 am]
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