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Presentations to FOIL Meeting Agenda

Florida Organization of Instructional Leaders (FOIL)
Member Topics
May 13-14, 2009
Hilton Garden Inn North, Tampa (813) 342-5000
13305 Tampa Oaks Blvd.
Temple Terrace, FL

May 13, 2009

1:30 PM - Department of Education (DOE) & Member Discussions

Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) – Dr. Cornelia Orr
  • Next Generation Assessment (PDF, 139KB)
    • 2009 FCAT Administration - Writing Results
    • Future FCAT program changes – Chancellors’ Memo
    • Next Generation FCAT – Transition Plans
      1. Status Report on Plans for Revising the Assessment – Myths and Misinformation
      2. Adding End-of-Course Exams
      3. On-line Components and Advisory Committee
FCAT Concordant Scores with SAT, ACT, and Next Generation FCAT
2009 Legislation
Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE)
  • Proposed changes to the scoring of Elementary K-6 and Middle Grades Integrated Curriculum
  • Proposed Changes to Fees
College Readiness Assessments – for Colleges and High Schools

May 13, 2009

8:00 AM – DOE & Member Discussions

Commissioner’s Report/Message – Dr. Eric J. Smith
Differentiated Accountability (DA) Plan –Nikolai Vitti
Use of Stimulus Funds /Title I – Lisa Bacen
Textbook Adoption and Discretionary Spending – Mary Jane Tappen
Virtual Schools – Sally Roberts
2008 Legislation on College Readiness – Mary Jane Tappen & Todd Clark
English Language Learners – Mary Jane Tappen
Response to Intervention – District Team (Polk County) & Bambi Lockman
Mathematics Standards & PROMiSE - Mary Jane Tappen and Todd Clark
K-3 Formative Assessment Project – Dr. Kris Ellington, Florida Center for Research in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (FCR-STEM), Todd Clark, and Mary Jane Tappen
Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) Program/Florida Kindergarten Readiness Screener (FLKRS) – Shan Goff
Florida Assessments for Instruction in Reading – Dr. Evan Lefsky
High School Grading/Accountability Program – Juan Copa