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Office of Job Corps; Advisory Committee on Job Corps; Meeting

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AGENCY:

Office of Job Corps, Department of Labor.

ACTION:

Notice of Advisory Committee meeting.

SUMMARY:

On August 22, 2006, the Advisory Committee on Job Corps (ACJC) was established in accordance with the provisions of the Workforce Investment Act and the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Committee was established to advance Job Corps' new vision for student achievement aimed at 21st century high-growth employment. The Committee was established to advance Job Corps' new vision for student achievement aimed at 21st century high-growth employment. This Committee will also evaluate Job Corps program characteristics, including its purpose, goals, and effectiveness, efficiency, and performance measures in order to address the critical issues facing the provision of job training and education to the youth population that it serves. The Committee may provide other advice and recommendations with regard to identifying and overcoming problems, planning program or center development or strengthening relations between Job Corps and agencies, institutions, or groups engaged in related activities.

DATES:

The meeting will be held on April 21-22, 2008 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on April 21 and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 22.

ADDRESSES:

The Advisory Committee meeting will be held at the Sheraton St. Louis City Center Hotel & Suites, 400 South 14th Street, St. Louis, MO 63103; Telephone: (314) 231-5007.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Crystal Woodard, Office of Job Corps, 202-693-3000 (this is not a toll-free number).

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

On August 22, 2006 the Advisory Committee on Job Corps (71 FR 48949) was established in accordance with the provisions of the Workforce Investment Act, and the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Committee was established to advance Job Corps' new vision for student achievement aimed at 21st century high-growth employment. This Committee will also evaluate Job Corps program characteristics, including its purpose, goals, and effectiveness, efficiency, and performance measures in order to address the critical issues facing the provision of job training and education to the youth population that it serves. The Committee may provide other advice and recommendations with regard to identifying and overcoming problems, planning program or center development or strengthening relations between Job Corps and agencies, institutions, or groups engaged in related activities.

Agenda: The agenda for the meeting will be a status of the Committee's first report to the Secretary which is due April 2008, and a presentation of new issues.

Public Participation: The meeting will be open to the public. Seating will be available to the public on a first-come first-served basis. Seats will be reserved for the media. Individuals with disabilities should contact the Job Corps official listed above, if special accommodations are needed.

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Signed at Washington, DC, this 1st day of April 2008.

Esther R. Johnson,

National Director, Office of Job Corps.

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[FR Doc. E8-7118 Filed 4-4-08; 8:45 am]

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