FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO MEET IN TAMPA
Tallahassee, Fla., December 10, 2012 – The State Board of Education will meet this week in Tampa. The agenda and materials may be found at http://www.fldoe.org/board/meetings/.
To view the meetings via live webcast, visit www.fldoe.org.
WHAT: State Board of Education Meeting – Candidate Interviews
WHEN: Tuesday, December 11, 2012
WHAT: State Board of Education Meeting
WHEN: Wednesday, December 12, 2012
WHERE: Tampa Airport Marriott
Duval Conference Room
4200 George J. Bean Parkway
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.