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State Board of Education Agenda

Akshay Desai
Mark Kaplan
Roberto Martínez
John R. Padget
Kathleen Shanahan

May 17, 2011

St. Petersburg College – EpiCenter
Largo, Florida

8:30 a.m. Welcome
Member Comments
Minutes of March 15, March 24, and April 7, 2011 Meetings (PDF, 96KB)
Commissioner’s Report (PDF, 84KB)
  • Recognition of Hosanna Mahaley, Superintendent of Education for the District of Columbia
  • Updates:
    • Race to the Top
    • 2011 Legislation
Commissioner Eric J. Smith
  • Status Update on Search for Commissioner of Education – Ray and Associates
Action Items Pre-K-12

  1. Consideration of Intervene Option Plans for Duval County: (PDF, 538KB)
    • Northshore K-8
    • Andrew Jackson High School
    • Jean Ribault High School
    • William M. Raines High School
  2. Approval of Amendment to Rule 6A-1.09981, Implementation of Florida’s System of School Improvement and Accountability (PDF, 214KB)
  3. Approval of Amendment to Rule 6A-6.0573, Industry Certification Process (PDF, 1MB)
  4. Approval of New Rule 6A-7.077, Access to State Funded Electronic Library Resources by Accelerated Secondary Students (PDF, 131KB)
  5. Approval of Designation of Academically High Performing School Districts (PDF, 123KB)
  6. Consideration of Recommendation to Grant and/or Deny Good Cause Exemptions to VPK Program Providers (PDF, 601KB)
Consent Items Pre-K-12

  1. Approval of Amendment to Rule 6A-4.0021, Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (PDF, 1MB) For a hard copy of the Proposed Health K-12 and Physical Education K–12 Competencies and Skills contact the State Board of Education Office at (850) 245-9661.
  2. Approval of Amendment to Rule 6A-4.0243, Specialization Requirements for Certification in World Languages (Grades K-12) – Academic Class (PDF, 31KB)
  3. Approval of Amendment to Rule 6A-6.0571, Career and Technical Education and Adult General Education Standards and Industry-Driven Benchmarks (PDF, 28KB)
  4. Approval of Repeal of Rules for the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind: (PDF, 61KB)
    • 6D-4.002, President
    • 6D-6.003, Use of School Facilities and Equipment
    • 6D-8.004, Food Service Policies
Florida College System Action Items

  1. Approval of New Rule 6A-14.0542, Tuition Waiver for Classroom Teachers (PDF, 100KB)
  2. Approval of a Baccalaureate Proposal for Polk State College: BS in Nursing (PDF, 2MB)
  3. Approval of Brevard Community College’s Request for New Site Designation of the Viera Center (PDF, 135KB)
  4. Approval of Broward College’s Request for New Site Designation of the Southwest Broward Center (PDF, 146KB)
  5. Approval of St. Johns River State College’s Request for Site Designation Changes of the Orange Park and St. Augustine Centers to Campuses (PDF, 135KB)
Consent Item:


Concluding Remarks Chair