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Welcome to FCAN!

Register Now for the 2008 FCAN Conference, October 1 – October 3, 2008

“Connecting for Florida’s Next Generation.”

Register now!

This year’s conference will be at the Sheraton Suites Cypress Creek in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Reservations can be made at the group rate of $109.00 per night, single or double. Contact the hotel at 888-627-8250 by September 8th to secure your reservation.

The FCAN exists to promote partnerships among the college access and readiness programs in Florida that are committed to increasing the numbers of college-bound students in Florida. The network includes programs that address the needs of racial and ethnic minority students, students with limited English proficiency, students with disabilities, and economically disadvantaged students. FCAN is developing a statewide system to coordinate these efforts, resulting in efforts to address student needs for targeted information about available resources and support. FCAN bridges the gaps, helps maximize resources, and creates a seamless network of communication for the benefit of students.

The partnerships developed through FCAN culminate in an annual conference for collaborative research, review of best practices, state-level policy input and recommendations for accountability methods to ensure continuous program improvement. The Annual Florida College Access Network Conference provides the opportunity for all members and other professionals to meet, receive professional development, and collaborate.

Become a partner in FCAN – join now. It’s free!

The FCAN includes organizations currently participating in programs that work to raise student achievement and college readiness, especially among low-income, educationally disadvantaged, and racial and ethnic minority students. Partners include: ENLACE, Florida; the College Board; ACT, Inc.; postsecondary institutions that conduct College Reach-Out Programs; federal TRIO and GEAR-UP projects; district and school-based initiatives; the Florida Virtual School; the Florida Education Fund and community and faith-based organizations that provide college access programs. Membership is free and simply requires the completion of a questionnaire and permission to post information related to the organization's services for student access to college. Click here for the application and instructions (Word, 266KB). Look for the launching of this on-line network resource later this year.

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For more information about FCAN, e-mail: or call 850-245-0511