Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness).
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In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) announces the following proposed reinstatement of a public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. 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 burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Consideration will be given to all comments received by October 25, 2004.
Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) Department of Defense Education Activity, 4040 N. Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203, ATTN: Sara Riggs.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the above address or call at (703) 588-3934.
Title, Associated Form, and OMB Control Number: Department of Defense Dependents Schools (DoDDS) Employment Opportunities for Educators; DoDEA Forms 5010, 5011, 5012, and 5013; OMB Number 0704-0370.
Needs of Uses: This information collection requirement is necessary to obtain information on prospective applicants for educator positions within the Department of Defense Dependents Schools. The information is used to verify employment history of educator applicants and to determine creditable previous experience for pay-setting purposes on candidates selected for positions. In addition, the information is used to ensure that those individuals selected for employment with the Department of Defense Dependents Schools possess the abilities and personal traits which give promise of outstanding success under the unusual circumstances they will find working abroad. Information gathered is also used to ensure that the Department of Defense Dependents Schools personnel practices meet the requirements of Federal law. Completion of the forms is entirely voluntary with the exception of the form requesting a professional evaluation of the applicant. This information is gathered from those in supervisory and managerial positions to ascertain information is relative to educator's personality and professional abilities.
Affected Public: Individuals and households.
Annual Burden Hours: 11,200.
Number of Respondents: 24,000.
Responses Per Respondent: 1.
Average Burden Per Response: 28.
Frequency: Annually.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Summary of Information Collection
The primary objective of the information collection is to ensure quality education from prekindergarten through grade 12 for the eligible minor dependents of the Department of Defense military and civilian personnel on official overseas assignments. This is accomplished by securing data from applicants for educational positions and officials with sufficient information to address the applicant's traits and characteristics.
The forms associated with this data collection include:
Department of Defense Dependents Schools Supplemental Application for Overseas Employment (DoDEA Form 5010). The primary objective of this voluntary form is to ascertain applicant's eligibility for educator positions.
Department of Defense Dependents Schools Professional Evaluation (DoDEA Form 5011). This form is provided to officials in managerial and supervisory positions as a means of verifying abilities and personal traits of applicants for educator positions to ensure the selection of the best qualified individual to occupy educator positions.
Department of Defense Dependents Schools Voluntary Questionnaire (DoDEA Form 5012). This voluntary form helps to ensure that the Department of Defense Dependents Schools' personnel practices meet the requirements of Federal law.
Department of Defense Dependents Schools Verification of Professional Educator Employment for Salary Rating Purposes (DoDEA Form 5013). The purpose of this voluntary form is to verify employment history of educator applicants and to determine creditable previous experience for pay-setting purposes on selected candidates.Start Signature
Dated: August 18, 2004.
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
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