FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PRESS OFFICE
TEACHER AND LEADER PREPARATION IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE TO MEET VIA CONFERENCE CALL
Tallahassee, Fla., January 23, 2013 – The Race to the Top Teacher and Leader Preparation Implementation Committee will meet via conference call tomorrow. The committee will analyze teacher preparation program accountability data and recommend performance targets to be piloted and proposed for adoption during the 2013-2014 school year.
The committee represents Florida’s diversity in culture, community, and region, and consists of postsecondary representatives, teachers, principals, district administrators, superintendents, and school board members. Additional information about the committee and its continuing work can be found at Teacher and Leader Preparation Implementation Committee.
WHAT: Teacher and Leader Preparation Implementation Committee Conference Call
WHEN: Thursday, January 24, 2013
CALL-IN NUMBER: (888) 481-7939
CONFERENCE ID: 32277568
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.