FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
COMMISSIONER ROBINSON TO HOLD “CONVERSATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER” MEETING TONIGHT IN JACKSONVILLE
Tallahassee, Fla., July 10, 2012 – Florida Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson will host the next in a series of community forums tonight in Jacksonville. The focus of the “Conversations with the Commissioner” series is to meet with parents, teachers and local communities to talk about education in Florida. Dr. Donnie Horner, the first Education Commissioner for the City of Jacksonville, will introduce Commissioner Robinson.
WHAT: Conversation with the Commissioner
WHEN: Tuesday, July 10, 2012
WHERE: Jacksonville City Hall
117 West Duval Street
About the Florida Department of Education: The department’s mission is to increase the proficiency of all students within one seamless, efficient education system by providing them the chance to expand their knowledge and skills through world-class learning opportunities. Serving more than 3.5 million students, 4,200 public schools, 28 colleges, 188,000 teachers, 47,000 college professors and administrators, and 318,000 full-time staff throughout the state, the department enhances the economic self-sufficiency of Floridians through programs and services geared toward college, workforce education, job-specific skills, and career development. Florida ranks first in the nation for teacher quality, first in the nation in advanced placement participation, and first in the southern region for graduation rate and degrees awarded by the Florida College System. For more information, visit www.fldoe.org http://www.fldoe.org .Tweet