Commission For Independent Education


Samuel Ferguson
Executive Director
325 W. Gaines St, Suite 1414
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400

Phone: 850-245-3200
Fax: 850-245-3233

The Commission for Independent Education has statutory responsibilities in matters relating to nonpublic, postsecondary, educational institutions. In keeping with the Florida Department of Education's goal of producing a seamless educational system, some of these functions include consumer protection, program improvement, institutional policies and administration, data management, and the licensure of independent schools, colleges and universities.