FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
TEACHER AND LEADER PREPARATION IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE TO HOLD FACE-TO-FACE MEETING
Tallahassee, Fla., February 11, 2013 – The Race to the Top Teacher and Leader Preparation Implementation Committee will meet Tuesday and Wednesday in Ft. Lauderdale. The committee will review school leadership preparation program data and begin determining meaningful measures of performance for Florida school leadership preparation programs.
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: Race to the Top Teacher and Leader Preparation Implementation Committee Meeting
WHEN: Tuesday, February 12, 2013
12:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
8:30 a.m. Eastern Time
WHERE: Florida Atlantic University – Ft. Lauderdale
Board of Trustees Room – HEC 1110
111 East Las Olas Blvd.
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 individuals who work in education 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.