January 24, 2012 Agenda


Kathleen Shanahan, Chair Roberto Martínez, Vice-Chair Sally Bradshaw
Gary Chartrand
Akshay Desai
Barbara S. Feingold
John R. Padget

January 24, 2012

Room LL03, Capitol Building
Tallahassee, Florida

9:00 a.m. Welcome Chair Kathleen Shanahan

Member Comments
Approval:
Commissioner's Report (PDF, 152KB)
  • Recognition:
    • Recipient of Dr. Carlo Rodriguez Champion of School Choice Award Cecilio Lamar Fowler, 2011 Milken Educator Award recipient

  • Status of Waiver Conditions Issued to Miami-Dade and Duval School Districts relating to Schools in the Intervene Category
Commissioner Gerard Robinson
Action Items Relating to Prek-12 Public Schools
  1. Approval of Gold Standard Career Pathways Industry Certification to AAS/AS Degree Statewide Articulation Agreements (PDF, 120KB)
  2. Approval of New Rule 6A-20.028, Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program (PDF, 57KB)
  3. Adoption of Resolutions Authorizing the Issuance and Sale of Not Exceeding $580,000,000 State of Florida, Full Faith and Credit, State Board of Education Public Education Capital Outlay (PECO) Refunding Bonds, 2012 Series (to be determined) (PDF, 47KB)
  4. Charter School Appeals -
    1. Odyssey Space Coast Academy vs. Brevard County School Board (PDF, 1MB)
    2. Odyssey Charter High School for Science, Technology, and Environmental Studies vs. Brevard County School Board (PDF, 953KB)
    3. Somerset Academy, Palm Bay, vs. Brevard County School Board (PDF, 1MB)
    4. Somerset Academy, Palm Bay, (High) vs. Brevard County School Board (PDF, 1MB)
Consent Items
  1. Approval of Amendment to Rule 6A-6.0970, John M. McKay Scholarship for Students with Disabilities Program (PDF, 13KB)
  2. Approval of Amendment to Rule 6A-20.023, José Martí Scholarship Challenge Grant Fund (PDF, 33KB)
  3. Approval of Rules Relating to Vocational Rehabilitation: (PDF, 28KB)
    • 6A-25.005, Assessment for Determining Eligibility
    • 6A-25.008, Authorization for Services
    • 6A-25.009, Scope of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
    • 6A-25.011, Division Determinations, Review Procedures
    • 6A-25.014, Vocational and Other Training Services
Presentations
  1. Overview of Voluntary Prekindergarten Program (PDF, 104KB)
  2. Florida College System Marketing Plan (PDF, 4MB)
  3. Overview of Florida's New Instructional Personnel Evaluation System (PDF, 312KB)
  4. Overview of Public Broadcasting Stations (PDF, 11KB)
Updates
  1. Class Size Calculation 2011-2012 (PDF, 92KB)
  2. Representative of Florida Association of District School Superintendents (PDF, 11KB)
  3. Joe Pickens on behalf of the Council of Presidents (PDF, 11KB)
  4. Process for Reviewing Future Charter School Appeals (PDF, 20KB)
Concluding Remarks Chair Kathleen Shanahan