Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application Package for Performance Measurement in AmeriCorps, 17590 [2021-06941]

Download as PDF 17590 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 63 / Monday, April 5, 2021 / Notices are sufficient expressions of interest, up to one-half hour will be reserved for public oral comments during the session. Speakers will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis. Each speaker will be limited to five minutes. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, and those who were unable to attend are invited to submit written statements by emailing Ms. Shaw at the email address provided in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. Gregory Capella, Director (A). [FR Doc. 2021–06954 Filed 4–2–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–04–P CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Application Package for Performance Measurement in AmeriCorps Corporation for National and Community Service. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (operating as AmeriCorps) has submitted a public information collection request (ICR) entitled Performance Measurement in AmeriCorps for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office listed in the ADDRESSES section by May 5, 2021. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling AmeriCorps, Dr. Andrea Robles, at 202–510–6292 or by email to arobles@cns.gov. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:23 Apr 02, 2021 Jkt 253001 The OMB is particularly interested in comments which: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of AmeriCorps, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions; • Propose ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Propose ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments A 60-day Notice requesting public comment was published in the Federal Register on November 24, 2020 at Vol. 85, No. 227, 74996–74997. This comment period ended January 25, 2021. Two public comments were received from this Notice. Both comments focused on the utility of the data and sharing the information with AmeriCorps programs and State Commissions. We completely agree with these comments and do our best to make the findings available; however, the ability to share the information widely is dependent on our resources. Title of Collection: Performance Measurement in AmeriCorps. OMB Control Number: 3045–0094. Type of Review: Renewal. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals—AmeriCorps members. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 80,000. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 20,000. Abstract: All members in the three AmeriCorps programs—AmeriCorps State & National, VISTA, and the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC)—are invited to complete a questionnaire upon completing their service term. The questionnaire asks members about their motivations for joining AmeriCorps, experiences while serving, and future plans and aspirations. Completion of the questionnaire is not required to successfully exit AmeriCorps, receive any stipends, educational awards, or other benefits of service. The purpose of the information collection is to learn more about the member experience and PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 member perceptions of their AmeriCorps experience in order to improve the program. Members complete the questionnaire electronically through the AmeriCorps Member Portal. Members are invited to respond as their exit date nears and are allowed to respond for an indefinite period following the original invitation. AmeriCorps seeks to renew the current information collection. The questionnaire submitted for clearance is unchanged from the previously cleared questionnaire. AmeriCorps also seeks to continue using the currently approved information collection until the revised information collection is approved by OMB. The current application expires on 3/31/2021. Dated: March 31, 2021. Andrea Robles, Research and Evaluation Manager. [FR Doc. 2021–06941 Filed 4–2–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–28–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Office of Indian Education (OIE); Formula Grants to Local Educational Agencies Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Department of Education. ACTION: Supplemental notice. AGENCY: On January 12, 2021, the Department of Education (Department) published in the Federal Register a notice inviting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2021 for the Office of Indian Education (OIE) Formula Grants to Local Educational Agencies program, Assistance Listing Number 84.060A. This notice provides supplemental information to clarify the student count data year that will be considered by the Secretary when making awards for FY 2021. DATES: Part II of the Electronic Application System for Indian Education (EASIE) Applications Available: April 5, 2021. Deadline for Transmittal of EASIE Part II: May 14, 2021, 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about the Formula Grants program, contact Dr. Crystal C. Moore, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, MS 6335, Washington, DC 20202–6335. Telephone: (202) 215–3964. Email: crystal.moore@ed.gov. For technical questions about the EASIE application and uploading documentation, contact the Partner Support Center (PSC). SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05APN1.SGM 05APN1

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CORPORATION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Application Package for Performance Measurement in AmeriCorps

AGENCY: Corporation for National and Community Service.

ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The Corporation for National and Community Service (operating 
as AmeriCorps) has submitted a public information collection request 
(ICR) entitled Performance Measurement in AmeriCorps for review and 
approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the individual and office 
listed in the ADDRESSES section by May 5, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of 
this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular 
information collection by selecting ``Currently under 30-day Review--
Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search function.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of this ICR, with applicable 
supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling AmeriCorps, Dr. 
Andrea Robles, at 202-510-6292 or by email to [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OMB is particularly interested in 
comments which:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of AmeriCorps, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions;
     Propose ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity 
of the information to be collected; and
     Propose ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on those who are to respond, including through the use of 
appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

Comments

    A 60-day Notice requesting public comment was published in the 
Federal Register on November 24, 2020 at Vol. 85, No. 227, 74996-74997. 
This comment period ended January 25, 2021. Two public comments were 
received from this Notice. Both comments focused on the utility of the 
data and sharing the information with AmeriCorps programs and State 
Commissions. We completely agree with these comments and do our best to 
make the findings available; however, the ability to share the 
information widely is dependent on our resources.
    Title of Collection: Performance Measurement in AmeriCorps.
    OMB Control Number: 3045-0094. Type of Review: Renewal.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals--AmeriCorps members.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 80,000.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 20,000.
    Abstract: All members in the three AmeriCorps programs--AmeriCorps 
State & National, VISTA, and the National Civilian Community Corps 
(NCCC)--are invited to complete a questionnaire upon completing their 
service term. The questionnaire asks members about their motivations 
for joining AmeriCorps, experiences while serving, and future plans and 
aspirations. Completion of the questionnaire is not required to 
successfully exit AmeriCorps, receive any stipends, educational awards, 
or other benefits of service. The purpose of the information collection 
is to learn more about the member experience and member perceptions of 
their AmeriCorps experience in order to improve the program. Members 
complete the questionnaire electronically through the AmeriCorps Member 
Portal. Members are invited to respond as their exit date nears and are 
allowed to respond for an indefinite period following the original 
invitation. AmeriCorps seeks to renew the current information 
collection. The questionnaire submitted for clearance is unchanged from 
the previously cleared questionnaire. AmeriCorps also seeks to continue 
using the currently approved information collection until the revised 
information collection is approved by OMB. The current application 
expires on 3/31/2021.

    Dated: March 31, 2021.
Andrea Robles,
Research and Evaluation Manager.
[FR Doc. 2021-06941 Filed 4-2-21; 8:45 am]
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