Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award

Federal Register, Volume 84 Issue 175 (Tuesday, September 10, 2019)
[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 175 (Tuesday, September 10, 2019)]
[Pages 47500-47501]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2019-19523]
[Docket No.: ED-2019-ICCD-0112]
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request;
Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award
AGENCY: Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development (OPEPD),
Department of Education (ED).
ACTION: Notice.
SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is
requesting the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to conduct an
emergency review of a new information collection.
DATES: The Department is requesting OMB approval of the emergency
information collection by September 25, 2019. Interested persons are
invited to submit comments to the emergency information collection by
that date. A regular clearance process is also hereby being initiated.
Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before November
12, 2019.
ADDRESSES: To access and review all the documents related to the
information collection listed in this notice, please use by searching the Docket ID number ED-2019-ICCD-
0112. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted
electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at by selecting the Docket ID number or via postal
mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. If the
site is not available to the public for any reason, ED will temporarily
accept comments at [email protected]. Please include the docket ID
number and the title of the information collection request when
requesting documents or submitting comments. Please note that comments
submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period
will not be accepted. Written requests for information or comments
submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the
Director of the Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S.
Department of Education, 550 12th Street SW, PCP, Room 9089,
Washington, DC 20202-0023.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to
collection activities, please contact Jean Morrow, 202-453-7233, or via
email at [email protected].
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ED, in accordance with the Paperwork
Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the
general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on
proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This
helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection
requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. It also helps
the public understand the Department's information collection
requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED
is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request
(ICR) that is described below. ED is especially interested in public
comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection
necessary to the proper functions of ED; (2) will this information be
processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden
accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility,
and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might ED
minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including
through the use of information technology. Please note that written
comments received in response to this notice will be considered public
    Title of Collection: Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award.
    OMB Control Number: 1875-NEW.
    Type of Review: A new information collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 120.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 120.
    Abstract: Pursuant to Executive Order 13870 of May 2, 2019, as
published in the Federal Register at 84 FR 20,523-20,527 (May 9, 2019)
(Executive Order 13870), ED, in consultation with the Deputy Assistant
to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism and the
National Science Foundation, has developed and implemented, consistent
with applicable law, an annual Presidential Cybersecurity Education
Award to be presented to one elementary and one secondary school
educator per year who best instill skills, knowledge, and passion with
respect to cybersecurity and cybersecurity-related subjects. ED will
solicit nominations for the two individual educators who will be
awarded this Presidential Cybersecurity Education Award.
    Additional Information: An emergency clearance approval for the use
of the system is described below due to the following conditions: The
program office anticipates announcing this award on October 1, 2019. In
recognition of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the announcement
of the Award will be on or around October 1, 2019. However, the
Department must wait until the Systems of Records Notice (SORN) is
published in the Federal Register to accept nominations. The Department
anticipates that the SORN should be published by December 2019 (or
sooner), at which point nominations can be submitted to the Department.
The nomination period will likely close January 31, 2020. By announcing
in October, this allows nominators more time to put together the
information required to submit nominations. The Department will prompt
nominators to refer to the website for updated details on when
nominations can be submitted to the Department. Between February and
April 2020, the Department will conduct an internal review of the
nominations, recommend one elementary and one secondary awardee to the
Department of Education's Office of the Secretary, and awardees will be
recognized during Teacher Appreciation Week in May 2020. This quick
timeline will ensure meeting the President of the United States'
Executive Order 13870 directive to make awards within one year of
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    Dated: September 5, 2019.
Stephanie Valentine,
PRA Coordinator, Information Collection Clearance Program, Information
Management Branch, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-19523 Filed 9-9-19; 8:45 am]