Advisory Board of Exceptional Children, 33344-33345 [2021-13391]

Download as PDF 33344 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 119 / Thursday, June 24, 2021 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR September 22, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. MDT. ADDRESSES: All BIE Advisory Board activities and meetings will be conducted online. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice for information on how to join the meetings. Public comments can be emailed to the DFO at Jennifer.davis@bie.edu; or faxed to (602) 265–0293 Attention: Jennifer Davis, DFO; or mailed or hand delivered to the Bureau of Indian Education, Attention: Jennifer Davis, DFO, 2600 N. Central Ave., 12th floor, Suite 250, Phoenix, AZ 85004. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Davis, Designated Federal Officer, Bureau of Indian Education, 2600 N. Central Ave., 12th floor, Suite 250, Phoenix, AZ 85004, Jennifer.davis@ bie.edu, or (202) 860–7845 or (602) 240– 8597. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the BIE is announcing the Advisory Board will hold its next two meetings online. The Advisory Board was established under the Individuals with Disabilities Act of 2004 (20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq.) to advise the Secretary of the Interior, through the Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs, on the needs of Indian children with disabilities. These meetings are open to the public. Bureau of Indian Affairs I. July 2021 Meeting of the BIE Advisory Board exclusive license may be granted unless, within 15 days after the date of this published notice (see DATES), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service receives written evidence and argument which establish that the grant of the license would not be consistent with the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7 (see ADDRESSES for submitting comments). Authority: 35 U.S.C. 209, 37 CFR 404.7. Signing Authority The Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, approved this document and authorized the undersigned to sign and submit the document to the Office of the Federal Register for publication electronically as an official document of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Martha Williams, Principal Deputy Director Exercising the Delegated Authority of the Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, approved this document on June 21, 2021, for publication. Anissa Craghead, Acting Regulations and Policy Chief, Division of Policy, Economics, Risk Management, and Analytics, Joint Administrative Operations, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. [FR Doc. 2021–13294 Filed 6–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4333–15–P [212A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A501010.999900 253G] Advisory Board of Exceptional Children Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing that the Advisory Board for Exceptional Children (Advisory Board) will hold two separate online meetings. The purpose of the meetings are to meet the mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) for Indian children with disabilities. Due to the COVID–19 pandemic and for the safety of all individuals, it will be necessary to conduct online meetings. DATES: The first meeting will be a twoday online meeting on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) and Thursday, July 29, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. MDT. The second meeting will be oneday online meeting on Wednesday, khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:19 Jun 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 A. Agenda for July Meeting The following agenda items will be for the July 28, 2021 and July 29, 2021 meeting. The BIE Advisory Board will hear report regarding special education topics from the: • BIE Central Office—Some questions that will be answered are: What are some of the challenges the BIE is facing regarding COVID related issues? What additional steps has the BIE taken to ensure the well-being of all students in BIE funded schools across the country? Are the schools using specific trauma informed curricula? • BIE/Division of Performance and Accountability (DPA)/Special Education Program—Some questions that will be answered are: For graduation rates and dropout rates, what progress has been made in graduation rates for SWD as compared to students without disabilities in BIE schools? Describe the Certification of Completion for SWD? • Miccosukee Indian School and Cheyenne Eagle Butte School—Two schools have been asked to provide their presentation by responding to several questions the Advisory Board has asked. PO 00000 Frm 00139 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Some of the questions are: Considering the impact of COVID–19 in the past year, how has your school addressed challenges related to academics, learning loss, student and educator wellness, resiliency and socialemotional learning, in general for all faculty, staff, and students and for students with disability, specifically? Instruction delivery—Can you describe the current status of instructional delivery? For example, is there adequate provision of broadband access, technology, adaptive equipment required to address the student’s needs and academic goals? • BIE Office of the Director/BIE Student Health Program—Some topics that will be addressed are: Provide an overview about the BIE’s Behavior Health Program (BHP), including the history, purpose of the program, staff working in the program, the location site(s), how and when the BHP program got started. Since the inception of the BIE’s BHP, provide an update about the projects that have taken place and the progress of these projects. • BIE Performance Office—Some topics that will be addressed are: Provide an update about the recent virtual monitoring for the six school sites that were monitored in spring of 2021. Describe the process of providing technical assistance to the schools, the timeline to complete the follow-up with each school; and the overall finalization of the 2020–2021 virtual monitoring. B. Public Commenting Sessions for the July Meeting Four Public Commenting Sessions will be provided during the July meeting days. Æ On Wednesday, July 28, 2021 two sessions (15 minutes each) will be provided, 11:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. MDT and 1 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. MDT. Public comments can be provided via webinar or telephone conference call. Please use the online access codes as listed below. Æ On Thursday, July 29, 2021 two sessions (15 minutes each) will be provided, 10:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. MDT and 12:30 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. MDT. Public comments can be provided via webinar or telephone conference call. Please use the online access codes as listed below. Æ Public comments can also be submitted to the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. C. To Access the Wednesday, July 28, 2021 and Thursday, July 29, 2021 Meeting You can join the July meeting through any of the following means: E:\FR\FM\24JNN1.SGM 24JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 119 / Thursday, June 24, 2021 / Notices • Join ZoomGov Meeting using: https:// www.zoomgov.com/j/1603375406? pwd=Q2ZOc0dNSkVlVi8rK0x CendFNHl2dz09 • One tap mobile: Meeting ID: 160 337 5406 Passcode: 343566 +16692545252,,1603375406#,,,, *343566# US (San Jose) +16468287666,,1603375406#,,,, *343566# US (New York) • Dial by your location: Meeting ID: 160 337 5406 Passcode: 343566 +1 669 254 5252 US (San Jose), +1 646 828 7666 US (New York) +1 669 216 1590 US (San Jose), +1 551 285 1373 US Find your local number: https:// www.zoomgov.com/u/abz0edJQ8o Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 5; 20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq. II. September 2021 Meeting of the BIE Advisory Board AGENCY: A. Agenda for September Meeting The following agenda items for the Wednesday, September 22, 2021 meeting are: • BIE Advisory Board—The Board will be developing and finalizing the 2021 Annual Report between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. MDT. B. Public Commenting Sessions for the September Meeting Public Commenting Sessions will be provided during the meeting. Æ On Wednesday, September 22, 2021 two sessions (15 minutes each) will be provided, 11:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. MDT and 1 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. MDT. Public comments can be provided via webinar or telephone conference call. Please use the online access codes as listed below. Æ Public comments can also be submitted to the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES C. To Access the Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Meeting You can join the meetings through any of the following means: • Join ZoomGov Meeting using: https:// www.zoomgov.com/j/1616957886? pwd=WUphMHBGeEZ kcWtlRmhxQU4yUUlVQT09 • One tap mobile: Meeting ID: 161 695 7886 Passcode: 010721 +16692545252,,1616957886#,,,, *010721# US (San Jose) +15512851373,,1616957886#,,,, *010721# US • Dial by your location: Meeting ID: 161 695 7886 Passcode: 010721 +1 669 254 5252 US (San Jose), +1 646 828 7666 US (New York) +1 669 216 1590 US (San Jose), +1 551 285 1373 US Find your local number: https:// www.zoomgov.com/u/ad8eION8TN VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:19 Jun 23, 2021 Jkt 253001 Bryan Newland, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–13391 Filed 6–23–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Indian Affairs [212A2100DD/AAKC001030/ A0A51010.999900] Land Acquisitions; Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior. ACTION: Notice. This notice announces that the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs has acquired all land comprising the National Bison Range, consisting of approximately 18,800.22 acres, more or less, into trust for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation. DATES: This trust transfer occurred on December 27, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Sharlene M. Round Face, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Division of Real Estate Services, 1001 Indian School Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104, sharlene.roundface@bia.gov, (505) 563– 3132. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice is published in the exercise of authority delegated by the Secretary of the Interior to the Assistant Secretary— Indian Affairs by part 209 of the Departmental Manual, and is published in the Assistant Secretary’s discretion to inform the public and provide clarity regarding title of the National Bison Range. On the date listed in the DATES section of this notice, the President signed Public Law 116–260, which provides that all land comprising the National Bison Range are held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation. The following land description is written in accordance with the Specifications for Descriptions of Land: Revised 2017: SUMMARY: Principal Meridian, Montana. T. 18 N, R. 20 W, sec. 5, lot 4, S1⁄2NW1⁄4, SW1⁄4, W1⁄2SE1⁄4, and SE1⁄4SE1⁄4; secs. 6, 7, 8, 17, 18, 19, and 20; sec. 29, N1⁄2NE1⁄4, NW1⁄4, W1⁄2SW1⁄4, and NE1⁄4SW1⁄4, EXCEPTING THEREFROM PO 00000 Frm 00140 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33345 Tracts A and B of Certificate of Survey No. 4432, Filed on November 13, 1990, in Lake County, MT., containing 41.54 acres, more or less; sec. 30. T. 19 N, R. 20 W, sec. 31; sec. 32, W1⁄2NW1⁄4 and W1⁄2SW1⁄4. T. 18 N, R. 21 W, secs. 1, 2, and 3; sec. 4, lots 1 and 2, Warranty Deed dated June 18, 1999, filed in Missoula County, Montana on Microfilm No. 27909, Tract No. 12, more particularly described as, that portion of government lots three (3) and six (6) lying East of Montana State Highway 212, EXCEPTING that portion of Lot Three (3) conveyed to the State of Montana for State Highway Project as shown in Book 102 of Deeds, Page 477, Sanders County Records, containing 37 acres, more or less, and Warranty Deed dated June 5, 2002, filed in Sanders County, Montana on Microfilm No. 37748, portion of Tract No. 13, more particularly described as, the East Half of the Southwest Quarter (E1⁄2SW1⁄4) EXCEPTING THEREFROM the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (NE1⁄4SW1⁄4) of Section 4, a strip Sixty (60.00) feet wide as described in the instrument executed by Mart Sullivan to the Northern Pacific Railway Company, dated June 25, 1917, recorded July 17, 1917, in Book 23 of Deeds, Page 281; ALSO EXCEPTING THEREFROM a strip one Hundred (100.00) feet wide as described in the instrument executed by Patrick Noon to the Northern Pacific Railway Company, dated September 29, 1916, recorded October 23, 1916, in Book 23 of Deeds, Page 123, also excepting therefrom that parcel conveyed to the state of Montana by that Bargain and Sale Deed recorded April 15, 1988, in Book 109 of Deeds, page 314, containing 79.00 acres, more or less; sec. 9, NE1⁄4, NE1⁄4NW1⁄4, S1⁄2NW1⁄4, NE1⁄4SW1⁄4, and SE1⁄4; secs. 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15; sec. 16, E1⁄2; sec. 21, lot 1 and NE1⁄4; sec. 22, lots 1 and 4, N1⁄2, NE1⁄4SW1⁄4, and SE1⁄4; secs. 23 and 24; sec. 25, lots 1 and 2, N1⁄2, N1⁄2SW1⁄4, and SE1⁄4; sec. 26, lot 1, N1⁄2, and N1⁄2SE1⁄4, together with a roadway-railway grade crossing, R.W. 7059, executed on March 13, 1967 across that portion of the railway company’s main line right of way in the southwest quarter of the southeast quarter (SW1⁄4SE1⁄4) Section Twenty Six (26), Township Eighteen (18) North, Range Twenty One (21) West, Montana Principal Meridian, shown colored RED on the map, marked Exhibit ‘‘A’’, dated September 27, 1966, attached and made a part of the conveyance document; sec. 27, N1⁄2NE1⁄4. T. 19 N, R. 21 W, sec. 26, Warranty Deed dated May 21, 1997, filed in Lake County, Montana on E:\FR\FM\24JNN1.SGM 24JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 119 (Thursday, June 24, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 33344-33345]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-13391]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

[212A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900 253G]


Advisory Board of Exceptional Children

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is announcing that the 
Advisory Board for Exceptional Children (Advisory Board) will hold two 
separate online meetings. The purpose of the meetings are to meet the 
mandates of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 
(IDEA) for Indian children with disabilities. Due to the COVID-19 
pandemic and for the safety of all individuals, it will be necessary to 
conduct online meetings.

DATES: The first meeting will be a two-day online meeting on Wednesday, 
July 28, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) and 
Thursday, July 29, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. MDT. The second meeting 
will be one-day online meeting on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 from 8 
a.m. to 4 p.m. MDT.

ADDRESSES: All BIE Advisory Board activities and meetings will be 
conducted online. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this 
notice for information on how to join the meetings. Public comments can 
be emailed to the DFO at [email protected]; or faxed to (602) 265-
0293 Attention: Jennifer Davis, DFO; or mailed or hand delivered to the 
Bureau of Indian Education, Attention: Jennifer Davis, DFO, 2600 N. 
Central Ave., 12th floor, Suite 250, Phoenix, AZ 85004.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Davis, Designated Federal 
Officer, Bureau of Indian Education, 2600 N. Central Ave., 12th floor, 
Suite 250, Phoenix, AZ 85004, [email protected], or (202) 860-7845 
or (602) 240-8597.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, the BIE is announcing the Advisory Board will hold its 
next two meetings online. The Advisory Board was established under the 
Individuals with Disabilities Act of 2004 (20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq.) to 
advise the Secretary of the Interior, through the Assistant Secretary-
Indian Affairs, on the needs of Indian children with disabilities. 
These meetings are open to the public.

I. July 2021 Meeting of the BIE Advisory Board

A. Agenda for July Meeting

    The following agenda items will be for the July 28, 2021 and July 
29, 2021 meeting. The BIE Advisory Board will hear report regarding 
special education topics from the:
     BIE Central Office--Some questions that will be answered 
are: What are some of the challenges the BIE is facing regarding COVID 
related issues? What additional steps has the BIE taken to ensure the 
well-being of all students in BIE funded schools across the country? 
Are the schools using specific trauma informed curricula?
     BIE/Division of Performance and Accountability (DPA)/
Special Education Program--Some questions that will be answered are: 
For graduation rates and dropout rates, what progress has been made in 
graduation rates for SWD as compared to students without disabilities 
in BIE schools? Describe the Certification of Completion for SWD?
     Miccosukee Indian School and Cheyenne Eagle Butte School--
Two schools have been asked to provide their presentation by responding 
to several questions the Advisory Board has asked. Some of the 
questions are: Considering the impact of COVID-19 in the past year, how 
has your school addressed challenges related to academics, learning 
loss, student and educator wellness, resiliency and social-emotional 
learning, in general for all faculty, staff, and students and for 
students with disability, specifically? Instruction delivery--Can you 
describe the current status of instructional delivery? For example, is 
there adequate provision of broadband access, technology, adaptive 
equipment required to address the student's needs and academic goals?
     BIE Office of the Director/BIE Student Health Program--
Some topics that will be addressed are: Provide an overview about the 
BIE's Behavior Health Program (BHP), including the history, purpose of 
the program, staff working in the program, the location site(s), how 
and when the BHP program got started. Since the inception of the BIE's 
BHP, provide an update about the projects that have taken place and the 
progress of these projects.
     BIE Performance Office--Some topics that will be addressed 
are: Provide an update about the recent virtual monitoring for the six 
school sites that were monitored in spring of 2021. Describe the 
process of providing technical assistance to the schools, the timeline 
to complete the follow-up with each school; and the overall 
finalization of the 2020-2021 virtual monitoring.

B. Public Commenting Sessions for the July Meeting

    Four Public Commenting Sessions will be provided during the July 
meeting days.
    [cir] On Wednesday, July 28, 2021 two sessions (15 minutes each) 
will be provided, 11:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. MDT and 1 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. 
MDT. Public comments can be provided via webinar or telephone 
conference call. Please use the online access codes as listed below.
    [cir] On Thursday, July 29, 2021 two sessions (15 minutes each) 
will be provided, 10:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. MDT and 12:30 p.m. to 12:45 
p.m. MDT. Public comments can be provided via webinar or telephone 
conference call. Please use the online access codes as listed below.
    [cir] Public comments can also be submitted to the address listed 
in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.

C. To Access the Wednesday, July 28, 2021 and Thursday, July 29, 2021 
Meeting

    You can join the July meeting through any of the following means:


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II. September 2021 Meeting of the BIE Advisory Board

A. Agenda for September Meeting

    The following agenda items for the Wednesday, September 22, 2021 
meeting are:
     BIE Advisory Board--The Board will be developing and 
finalizing the 2021 Annual Report between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
MDT.

B. Public Commenting Sessions for the September Meeting

    Public Commenting Sessions will be provided during the meeting.
    [cir] On Wednesday, September 22, 2021 two sessions (15 minutes 
each) will be provided, 11:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. MDT and 1 p.m. to 1:15 
p.m. MDT. Public comments can be provided via webinar or telephone 
conference call. Please use the online access codes as listed below.
    [cir] Public comments can also be submitted to the address listed 
in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.

C. To Access the Wednesday, September 22, 2021 Meeting

    You can join the meetings through any of the following means:

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    Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 5; 20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq.

Bryan Newland,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2021-13391 Filed 6-23-21; 8:45 am]
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