Notice of a Public Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA), 48338 [2015-19788]

Download as PDF 48338 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 155 / Wednesday, August 12, 2015 / Notices Employment and Training Administration public that will attend the meeting inperson are encouraged to arrive early to allow for security clearance into the Frances Perkins Building. Notice of a Public Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA) Security and Transportation Instructions for the Frances Perkins Building Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Labor. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting. Meeting participants should use the visitor’s entrance to access the Frances Perkins Building, one block north of Constitution Avenue on 3rd and C Streets NW. For security purposes meeting participants must: 1. Present valid photo identification (ID) to receive a visitor badge. 2. Know the name of the event you are attending: the meeting event is the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship meeting. 3. Visitor badges are issued by the security officer at the Visitor Entrance located at 3rd and C Streets NW., as described above. 4. Laptops and other electronic devices may be inspected and logged for identification purposes. 5. Due to limited parking options, Metro rail is the easiest way to travel to the Frances Perkins Building. For individuals wishing to take metro rail, the closest metro stop to the building is Judiciary Square on the Red Line. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AGENCY: Pursuant to Section 10 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2 § 10), notice is hereby given to announce an open meeting of the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA) on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 and Wednesday, September 23, 2015. The meeting will convene over a day and a half. The ACA is a discretionary committee established by the Secretary of Labor, in accordance with FACA, as amended in 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and its implementing regulations (41CFR 101–6 and 102–3). All meetings of the ACA are open to the public. DATES: The meeting will begin at approximately 1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, at the U.S. Department of Labor, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210, and will continue until approximately 5:00 p.m. The meeting will reconvene on Wednesday, September 23, 2015, at approximately 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time at the U.S. Department of Labor, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210 and adjourn at approximately 5:00 p.m. Any updates to the agenda and meeting logistics will be posted on the Office of Apprenticeship’s homepage: http:// www.dol.gov/apprenticeship. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Designated Federal Official, Mr. John V. Ladd, Administrator, Office of Apprenticeship, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Room N–5311, Washington, DC 20210, Telephone: (202) 693–2796 (this is not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In order to promote openness, and increase public participation, webinar and audio conference technology will be used throughout the meeting. Webinar and audio instructions will be posted prominently on the Office of Apprenticeship homepage: http:// www.dol.gov/apprenticeship. Members of the public can attend the meeting inperson or virtually. Members of the mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:16 Aug 11, 2015 Jkt 235001 Notice of Intent To Attend the Meeting All meeting participants are being asked to submit a notice of intent to attend by Wednesday, September 9, 2015, via email to Mr. John V. Ladd at oa.administrator@dol.gov, with the subject line ‘‘September 2015 ACA Meeting.’’ 1. Please indicate if you will be attending virtually, or in person, to ensure adequate space is arranged to accommodate all meeting participants. 2. If individuals have special needs and/or disabilities that will require special accommodations, please contact Kenya Huckaby on (202) 693–3795 or via email at huckaby.kenya@dol.gov no later than Wednesday, September 9, 2015. 3. Any member of the public who wishes to file written data or comments pertaining to the agenda may do so by sending the data or comments to Mr. John V. Ladd via email at oa.administrator@dol.gov, subject line ‘‘September 2015 ACA Meeting,’’ or to the Office of Apprenticeship, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N–5311, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Such submissions will be included in the record for the meeting if received by Wednesday, September 9, 2015. PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 4. See below regarding members of the public wishing to speak at the ACA meeting. Purpose of the Meeting and Topics To Be Discussed The purpose of the meeting is to focus on apprenticeship expansion and employer engagement efforts in order to seek advice from the ACA on industry issues and how best to increase Registered Apprenticeships across the country. The agenda will cover the following topics: • Employer Engagement and Apprenticeship Expansion • American Apprenticeship Initiative (AAI) Grants • The ApprenticeshipUSA Initiative • Sectors of Excellence in Apprenticeship • Apprentice to Journeyworker Ratios • Competency Based Apprenticeship Models • Increasing Opportunities in Registered Apprenticeship and Policy Updates • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act • Office of Apprenticeship and State Apprenticeship Agency Partnerships • Other Matters of Interest to the Apprenticeship Community • Public Comment • Adjourn The agenda and meeting logistics may be updated should priority items come before the ACA between the time of this publication and the scheduled date of the ACA meeting. All meeting updates will be posted to the Office of Apprenticeship’s homepage: http:// www.dol.gov/apprenticeship. Any member of the public who wishes to speak at the meeting should indicate the nature of the intended presentation and the amount of time needed by furnishing a written statement to the Designated Federal Official, Mr. John V. Ladd, by Wednesday, September 9, 2015. The Chairperson will announce at the beginning of the meeting the extent to which time will permit the granting of such requests. Signed at Washington, DC. Portia Wu, Assistant Secretary for the Employment and Training Administration, [FR Doc. 2015–19788 Filed 8–11–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FR–P E:\FR\FM\12AUN1.SGM 12AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 155 (Wednesday, August 12, 2015)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Notice of a Public Meeting of the Advisory Committee on 
Apprenticeship (ACA)

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Labor.

ACTION: Notice of a public meeting.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 10 of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2 Sec.  10), notice is hereby given to announce 
an open meeting of the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA) on 
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 and Wednesday, September 23, 2015. The 
meeting will convene over a day and a half. The ACA is a discretionary 
committee established by the Secretary of Labor, in accordance with 
FACA, as amended in 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and its implementing regulations 
(41CFR 101-6 and 102-3). All meetings of the ACA are open to the 
public.

DATES: The meeting will begin at approximately 1:00 p.m. Eastern 
Standard Time on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, at the U.S. Department of 
Labor, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20210, and will continue until approximately 5:00 p.m. 
The meeting will reconvene on Wednesday, September 23, 2015, at 
approximately 9:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time at the U.S. Department of 
Labor, Frances Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20210 and adjourn at approximately 5:00 p.m. Any updates 
to the agenda and meeting logistics will be posted on the Office of 
Apprenticeship's homepage: http://www.dol.gov/apprenticeship.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Designated Federal Official, Mr. 
John V. Ladd, Administrator, Office of Apprenticeship, Employment and 
Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution 
Avenue NW., Room N-5311, Washington, DC 20210, Telephone: (202) 693-
2796 (this is not a toll-free number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In order to promote openness, and increase 
public participation, webinar and audio conference technology will be 
used throughout the meeting. Webinar and audio instructions will be 
posted prominently on the Office of Apprenticeship homepage: http://www.dol.gov/apprenticeship. Members of the public can attend the 
meeting in-person or virtually. Members of the public that will attend 
the meeting in-person are encouraged to arrive early to allow for 
security clearance into the Frances Perkins Building.

Security and Transportation Instructions for the Frances Perkins 
Building

    Meeting participants should use the visitor's entrance to access 
the Frances Perkins Building, one block north of Constitution Avenue on 
3rd and C Streets NW. For security purposes meeting participants must:
    1. Present valid photo identification (ID) to receive a visitor 
badge.
    2. Know the name of the event you are attending: the meeting event 
is the Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship meeting.
    3. Visitor badges are issued by the security officer at the Visitor 
Entrance located at 3rd and C Streets NW., as described above.
    4. Laptops and other electronic devices may be inspected and logged 
for identification purposes.
    5. Due to limited parking options, Metro rail is the easiest way to 
travel to the Frances Perkins Building. For individuals wishing to take 
metro rail, the closest metro stop to the building is Judiciary Square 
on the Red Line.

Notice of Intent To Attend the Meeting

    All meeting participants are being asked to submit a notice of 
intent to attend by Wednesday, September 9, 2015, via email to Mr. John 
V. Ladd at oa.administrator@dol.gov, with the subject line ``September 
2015 ACA Meeting.''
    1. Please indicate if you will be attending virtually, or in 
person, to ensure adequate space is arranged to accommodate all meeting 
participants.
    2. If individuals have special needs and/or disabilities that will 
require special accommodations, please contact Kenya Huckaby on (202) 
693-3795 or via email at huckaby.kenya@dol.gov no later than Wednesday, 
September 9, 2015.
    3. Any member of the public who wishes to file written data or 
comments pertaining to the agenda may do so by sending the data or 
comments to Mr. John V. Ladd via email at oa.administrator@dol.gov, 
subject line ``September 2015 ACA Meeting,'' or to the Office of 
Apprenticeship, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department 
of Labor, Room N-5311, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20210. Such submissions will be included in the record for the meeting 
if received by Wednesday, September 9, 2015.
    4. See below regarding members of the public wishing to speak at 
the ACA meeting.

Purpose of the Meeting and Topics To Be Discussed

    The purpose of the meeting is to focus on apprenticeship expansion 
and employer engagement efforts in order to seek advice from the ACA on 
industry issues and how best to increase Registered Apprenticeships 
across the country. The agenda will cover the following topics:

 Employer Engagement and Apprenticeship Expansion
 American Apprenticeship Initiative (AAI) Grants
 The ApprenticeshipUSA Initiative
 Sectors of Excellence in Apprenticeship
 Apprentice to Journeyworker Ratios
 Competency Based Apprenticeship Models
 Increasing Opportunities in Registered Apprenticeship and 
Policy Updates
 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
 Office of Apprenticeship and State Apprenticeship Agency 
Partnerships
 Other Matters of Interest to the Apprenticeship Community
 Public Comment
 Adjourn

    The agenda and meeting logistics may be updated should priority 
items come before the ACA between the time of this publication and the 
scheduled date of the ACA meeting. All meeting updates will be posted 
to the Office of Apprenticeship's homepage: http://www.dol.gov/apprenticeship. Any member of the public who wishes to speak at the 
meeting should indicate the nature of the intended presentation and the 
amount of time needed by furnishing a written statement to the 
Designated Federal Official, Mr. John V. Ladd, by Wednesday, September 
9, 2015. The Chairperson will announce at the beginning of the meeting 
the extent to which time will permit the granting of such requests.

    Signed at Washington, DC.
Portia Wu,
Assistant Secretary for the Employment and Training Administration,
[FR Doc. 2015-19788 Filed 8-11-15; 8:45 am]
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