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Overseas Schools Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting

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The Overseas Schools Advisory Council, Department of State, will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 27, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. in Conference Room 1107, Department of State Building, 2201 C Street NW., Washington, DC. The meeting is open to the public and will last until approximately 12:00 p.m.

The Overseas Schools Advisory Council works closely with the U.S. business community in improving those American-sponsored schools overseas that are assisted by the Department of State and attended by dependents of U.S. Government employees, and the children of employees of U.S. corporations and foundations abroad.

This meeting will deal with issues related to the work and the support provided by the Overseas Schools Advisory Council to the American-sponsored overseas schools. There will be a report and discussion about the status of the Council-sponsored project to expand the World Virtual School. The Regional Education Officers in the Office of Overseas Schools will make a presentation on the activities and initiatives in the American-sponsored overseas schools. Dr. Gerald Tirozzi, former member of the Council, will speak on his newly published book, based on his 50 years as an educator in the United States.

Members of the public may attend the meeting and join in the discussion, subject to the instructions of the Chair. Admittance of public members will be limited to the seating available. Access to the State Department is controlled, and individual building passes are required for all attendees. Persons who plan to attend should advise the office of Dr. Keith D. Miller, Department of State, Office of Overseas Schools, telephone 202-261-8200, prior to June 17, 2013. Each visitor will be asked to provide his/her date of birth and either driver's license or passport number at the time of registration and attendance, and must carry a valid photo ID to the meeting.

Personal data is requested pursuant to Public Law 99-399 (Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986), as amended; Public Law 107-56 (USA PATRIOT Act); and Executive Order 13356. The purpose of the collection is to validate the identity of individuals who enter Department facilities. The data will be entered into the Visitor Access Control System (VACS-D) database. Please see the Security Records System of Records Notice (State-36) at http://www.state.gov/​documents/​organization/​103419.pdf for additional information.

Any requests for reasonable accommodation should be made at the time of registration. All such requests will be considered, however, requests made after June 20th might not be possible to fill. All attendees must use the C Street entrance to the building.

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Dated: May 29, 2013.

Keith D. Miller,

Executive Secretary, Overseas Schools Advisory Council.

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[FR Doc. 2013-13211 Filed 6-3-13; 8:45 am]

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