Summer Teacher Institute, 62944-62945 [2014-24965]

Download as PDF 62944 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 203 / Tuesday, October 21, 2014 / Notices to gain useful feedback from program participants. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Patent and Trademark Office I. Abstract Summer Teacher Institute As part of the Maker Fair Initiative, a program entitled ‘‘National Teachers’ Summer Institute’’ is sponsored by USPTO. This program accepts applicants for a summer teaching workshop. The program receives applications from individuals, requesting to participate in the Institute, who certify that they are educators with at least 3 years’ experience. These applicants are also required to: 1) Have taught in STEM related fields last year, 2) plan to teach in a STEM related field this upcoming year, and 3) to acknowledge their commitment to incorporate the learnings from the Teacher Summer Institute into their curriculum, where applicable, and cooperate with sharing lessons and outcomes with teachers and PTO. This information would come in the form of both applications and surveys. The USPTO seeks to get committed educators in science fields to learn about innovative strategies to help increase student learning and achievement in these fields and elements of invention and IP. This institute will showcase a collaborative project of the USPTO and the National Science Foundation including an 11 part video series produced by NBC learn with specifically designed lesson plans. The agenda would include scientists, inventors, and fields trips (i.e., to NASA) as well as networking. The USPTO may host various webinars in conjunction with the Summer Institute. USPTO plans to conduct surveys of both the Institute and the webinars in order ACTION: Proposed collection; comment request. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104– 13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before December 22, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Email: InformationCollection@ uspto.gov. Include ‘‘0651–0077 comment’’ in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Marcie Lovett, Director, Records Management Division, Office of Information Management Services, United States Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313–1450. • Federal Rulemaking Portal: https:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to Joyce Ward, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property, United States Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313–1450; by telephone at 571–272–8424; or by email to Joyce.Ward@uspto.gov. SUMMARY: II. Method of Collection Applications and corresponding surveys will be submitted electronically through the www.uspto.gov/education Web site. III. Data OMB Number: 0651–0077. Form Number(s): NSTI 1–3. Type of Review: New collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households; businesses or other forprofits; and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 900 responses per year. Estimated Time per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take the public approximately 5 to 30 minutes to submit the information in this collection, including the time to gather the necessary information, prepare the appropriate form or document, and submit the completed request to the USPTO. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Burden Hours: 291.67 hours. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost Burden: $8,052.92. Respondent costs are estimated at one rate: $27.61 per hour: the median rate for secondary school teachers, (source: BLS Web site). The USPTO estimates that Application will require approximately 250 burden hours, the Participant Survey will require approximately 16.67 burden hours, and the Webinar Survey will require approximately 25 burden hours for a total yearly hourly burden of 291.67 hours. Accordingly, the total respondent cost burden for this collection will be $8,052.92. Time (minutes) Responses (yr) Burden (hrs/yr) Rate ($/hr) Total cost ($/hr) (a) Item (b) (c) (a) × (b) (d) (e) (c) × (d) Teacher’s Summer Institute Application (NSTI 1) ............... Teacher’s Summer Institute Participant Survey (NSTI 2) ... Teacher’s Summer Institute Webinar Survey (NSTI 3) ....... 30 10 5 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Estimated Total Annual Non-hour Respondent Cost Burden: $0. There are no capital start-up, maintenance, postage, or recordkeeping costs. All applications and surveys will be received electronically. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Oct 20, 2014 Jkt 235001 250 16.67 25 900 Total .............................................................................. 500 100 300 291.67 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 (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance 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, e.g., the use of PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 $27.61 27.61 27.61 $6902.50 460.17 690.25 8052.92 automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; E:\FR\FM\21OCN1.SGM 21OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 203 / Tuesday, October 21, 2014 / Notices they also will become a matter of public record. Marcie Lovett, Director, Records Management Division, Office of Information Management Services, United States Patent and Trademark Office. [FR Doc. 2014–24965 Filed 10–20–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID: DoD–2013–OS–0207] Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by November 20, 2014. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred You may also submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by the following method: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: https:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at https:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. DOD Clearance Officer: Mr. Frederick Licari. Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Mr. Licari at WHS/ESD Directives Division, 4800 Mark Center Drive, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350–3100. Dated: October 16, 2014. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. Licari, 571–372–0493. [FR Doc. 2014–24959 Filed 10–20–14; 8:45 am] Title, Associated Form and OMB Number: Defense Acquisition University, Student Information System (SIS); OMB Control Number 0704–TBD. Type of Request: New. Number of Respondents: 7,600. Responses Per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 7,600. Average Burden per Response: 5 minutes. Annual Burden Hours: 633. Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary to permit an individual to register for a DAU training course. The information is used to evaluate the individual’s eligibility for a course and to notify the individual of approval or disapproval of the request. It is also used to notify the training facility of assignments to classes, for training schedule analysis and forecasts, cost analysis, budget estimates, and financial planning. Affected Public: Individuals and Households. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jasmeet Seehra. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Jasmeet Seehra at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. BILLING CODE 5001–06–P mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 Oct 20, 2014 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID DoD–2014–OS–0144] Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by November 20, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred Licari, 571–372–0493. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title, Associated Form and OMB Number: Defense Materiel Disposition Procedures for the Sale of DoD Materiel Sale of Government Property; Sale of Government Property Item Bid Page (SF 114); Statement of Intent (DRMS 1645); Pre-Award Review (DRMS 2006); OMB Control Number 0704–XXXX. Type of Request: Emergency: New Collection. SUMMARY: Sale of Government Property Item Bid Page (SF 114) Number of Respondents: 45. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62945 Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 45. Average Burden per Response: 45 minutes. Annual Burden Hours: 33.75 hours. Statement of Intent (DRMS 1645) Number of Respondents: 72. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 72. Average Burden per Response: 1.5 hours. Annual Burden Hours: 108 hours. Pre-Award Review (DRMS 2006) Number of Respondents: 72. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 72. Average Burden per Response: 1.25 hours. Annual Burden Hours: 90 hours. TOTALS Number of Respondents: 189. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 189. Average Burden per Response: 1.25 hours. Annual Burden Hours: 232 hours. Needs and Uses: The use of these forms is necessary to provide property disposition procedures during one of the largest periods of drawdown in recent history. As the war in Afghanistan comes to a close and the Department prepares for reductions in force structure, these procedures will guide the effective and efficient disposition of property to maximize stewardship of taxpayer-funded equipment. The information will be used to facilitate transfers of hazardous and dangerous property to parties outside DoD control. All individuals or businesses that are the attempting to purchase DoD property must submit a DRMS Form 1645 and have a SF114A. The information on the forms serves as a type of bid for DoD property and to ensure recipient’s eligibility to conduct business with the government. Affected Public: Individuals or Households; Business or Other ForProfit. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jasmeet Seehra. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Jasmeet Seehra at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. You may also submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by the following method: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: https:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. E:\FR\FM\21OCN1.SGM 21OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 203 (Tuesday, October 21, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 62944-62945]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-24965]



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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Patent and Trademark Office


Summer Teacher Institute

ACTION: Proposed collection; comment request.

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SUMMARY: The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), as part 
of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, 
invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this 
opportunity to comment on the continuing information collection, as 
required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 
U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before December 22, 
2014.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Email: InformationCollection@uspto.gov. Include ``0651-
0077 comment'' in the subject line of the message.
     Mail: Marcie Lovett, Director, Records Management 
Division, Office of Information Management Services, United States 
Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450.
     Federal Rulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information 
should be directed to Joyce Ward, Under Secretary of Commerce for 
Intellectual Property, United States Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. 
Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313-1450; by telephone at 571-272-8424; or 
by email to Joyce.Ward@uspto.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    As part of the Maker Fair Initiative, a program entitled ``National 
Teachers' Summer Institute'' is sponsored by USPTO. This program 
accepts applicants for a summer teaching workshop. The program receives 
applications from individuals, requesting to participate in the 
Institute, who certify that they are educators with at least 3 years' 
experience. These applicants are also required to: 1) Have taught in 
STEM related fields last year, 2) plan to teach in a STEM related field 
this upcoming year, and 3) to acknowledge their commitment to 
incorporate the learnings from the Teacher Summer Institute into their 
curriculum, where applicable, and cooperate with sharing lessons and 
outcomes with teachers and PTO. This information would come in the form 
of both applications and surveys.
    The USPTO seeks to get committed educators in science fields to 
learn about innovative strategies to help increase student learning and 
achievement in these fields and elements of invention and IP. This 
institute will showcase a collaborative project of the USPTO and the 
National Science Foundation including an 11 part video series produced 
by NBC learn with specifically designed lesson plans. The agenda would 
include scientists, inventors, and fields trips (i.e., to NASA) as well 
as networking. The USPTO may host various webinars in conjunction with 
the Summer Institute. USPTO plans to conduct surveys of both the 
Institute and the webinars in order to gain useful feedback from 
program participants.

II. Method of Collection

    Applications and corresponding surveys will be submitted 
electronically through the www.uspto.gov/education Web site.

III. Data

    OMB Number: 0651-0077.
    Form Number(s): NSTI 1-3.
    Type of Review: New collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; businesses or other 
for-profits; and not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 900 responses per year.
    Estimated Time per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take 
the public approximately 5 to 30 minutes to submit the information in 
this collection, including the time to gather the necessary 
information, prepare the appropriate form or document, and submit the 
completed request to the USPTO.
    Estimated Total Annual Respondent Burden Hours: 291.67 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost Burden: $8,052.92. 
Respondent costs are estimated at one rate: $27.61 per hour: the median 
rate for secondary school teachers, (source: BLS Web site). The USPTO 
estimates that Application will require approximately 250 burden hours, 
the Participant Survey will require approximately 16.67 burden hours, 
and the Webinar Survey will require approximately 25 burden hours for a 
total yearly hourly burden of 291.67 hours. Accordingly, the total 
respondent cost burden for this collection will be $8,052.92.

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                                       Time          Responses     Burden (hrs/                   Total cost  ($/
              Item                   (minutes)         (yr)             yr)        Rate  ($/hr)         hr)
                                             (a)             (b)             (c)             (d)             (e)
                                                                       (a) x (b)                       (c) x (d)
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Teacher's Summer Institute                    30             500             250          $27.61        $6902.50
 Application (NSTI 1)...........
Teacher's Summer Institute                    10             100           16.67           27.61          460.17
 Participant Survey (NSTI 2)....
Teacher's Summer Institute                     5             300              25           27.61          690.25
 Webinar Survey (NSTI 3)........
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    Total.......................  ..............             900          291.67  ..............         8052.92
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    Estimated Total Annual Non-hour Respondent Cost Burden: $0. There 
are no capital start-up, maintenance, postage, or recordkeeping costs. 
All applications and surveys will be received electronically.

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited 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 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance 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, e.g., the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized or 
included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection;

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they also will become a matter of public record.

Marcie Lovett,
Director, Records Management Division, Office of Information Management 
Services, United States Patent and Trademark Office.
[FR Doc. 2014-24965 Filed 10-20-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-16-P