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F. Philip Handy, Chair
T. Willard Fair, Vice Chair
Donna G. Callaway
Roberto Martinez
Phoebe Raulerson
Kathleen Shanahan
Linda K. Taylor

August 15, 2006
9:00 a.m.
Miami, Florida

Call to Order Vice Chairman
T. Willard Fair
Member Questions and Observations  
Chairman's Report: Vice Chairman Fair
Minutes of June 20, 2006, and July 17, 2006, Meetings
Commissioner's Report: Commissioner John Winn
Action Items: Commissioner John Winn
  1. Approval of Implementation Plan for A++: K12 Components
Chancellor Cheri Yecke
Deputy Chancellor
Mary Jane Tappen
  1. Approval of Amended Action Plans for Repeating F Schools
Deputy Chancellor
Mary Jane Tappen
  1. Approval of Appointments to the Florida Schools of Excellence Commission
Executive Director
Virginia Gentles
Consent Items:
  1. Approval of Appointments to the Education Practices Commission
Deputy Chancellor
Pam Stewart
  1. Approval of ACC Credit by Exam Equivalency List
Director Heather Sherry
  1. Adoption of Resolutions Authorizing the Issuance and Sale Of Not Exceeding $1,436,600,00 State of Florida, Full Faith and Credit, State Board of Education Public Education Capital Outlay Bonds, 2006 Series
Deputy Commissioner
Linda Champion
Policy Issues for Concurrence
  1. VPK Accountability: Readiness Rate and Improvement Process
Executive Director
Shan Goff
  1. Discussion of Budget Priorities for Community Colleges and Workforce Education
David Armstrong
  1. Discussion of K-12 Budget Development Process
Deputy Commissioner
Linda Champion
Requested Reports, Updates, and Discussions
  1. Florida Mentoring and School Improvement
    Volunteer Florida Foundation
Items 2-5 were deferred to the next meeting of the State Board of Education as appropriate.
Liza McFadden
  1. Teacher Retention and Recruitment Status Report
Deputy Chancellor
Pam Stewart
  1. Special Teachers Are Rewarded Update
Chancellor Cheri Yecke
  1. VPK Update: Summer Debriefing
Executive Director
Shan Goff
  1. Update on the 5th Annual Just Read, Florida! Leadership Conference
Executive Director
Evan Lefsky
Concluding Remarks and Adjournment Chairman Handy
Windows Media Archive of the Meeting