Via Indian Country Today: Obama Names National Advisory Council on Indian Education Members

An excerpt:

President Barack Obama recently namedPhyliss J. Anderson, Joely Proudfit, Mandy Smoker Broaddus, and Dahkota Franklin Kicking Bear Brown to theNational Advisory Council on Indian Education.

They will serve on the council, which was established under the Indian Education Act of 1972 and advises the Secretary of Education and Congress on the administration and funding of Alaska Native and American Indian education programs.

“I am honored that these talented individuals have decided to serve our country,” President Obama said in the release. “They bring their years of experience and expertise to the Administration, and I look forward to working with them.”

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National Advisory Council on Indian Education- Notice of an Open Teleconference Meeting

National Advisory Council on Indian Education
A Notice by the Education Department on 07/23/2014
Publication Date:     Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Action:     Notice of An Open Teleconference Meeting.

This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of an upcoming teleconference meeting of the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (the Council) and is intended to notify the general public of the meeting. This notice also describes the functions of the Council. Notice of the Council’s meetings is required under Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act.

Date and Time: August 4, 2014—1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time


Jenelle Leonard, Designated Federal Official, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: 202-205-2161. Fax: 202-205-5870.

The meeting will be conducted via conference call with NACIE members. Up to 50 dial-in, listen-only phone lines will be made available to the public on a first come, first serve basis. Dial in 5-10 minutes prior to start time using the Participant Phone Number and Participant Passcode. The Participant Phone Number is 888-523-1208 and the Participant code is: 727274. The public may also attend the conference call meeting at the U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Room 1W103, Washington, DC 20202-6400. Members of the public should report to the security desk 10-15 minutes before the scheduled start of the conference call. A form of Federal I.D. will be required for security clearance and escorted access to the meeting room.

Details About the Meeting Location Will Be Posted on the Council Web site on July 29, 2014. Web site: (To RSVP, and for NACIE Meeting Updates, 2014 Report to Congress, and Final Agenda)

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