Office of Job Corps; Advisory Committee on Job Corps; 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 Crops' new vision for student achievement aimed at 21st century high-growth employment. The Committee was established to advance Job Corps' new vision for student achievementaimed 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 March 19-20, 2008 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Addresses:

The Advisory Committee meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront, 225 East Coast Line Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32202. Telephone: (904) 588-1234.

For further information contact:

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

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 the continuation of discussion on committee recommendations and final approvals.

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.

Signed at Washington, DC, this 29th day of February 2008. Esther R. Johnson,

National Director, Office of Job Corps.

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