Council for Education Policy, Research and Improvement
G-01 Pepper Building, 111 West Madison Street
8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
April 14, 2004

Powerpoint Overview of Meeting
I. Welcome
8:30 a.m.
II. Approval of Minutes
III. Chairman's Report
IV. Executive Director's Report
  • Council of 100 report - We Can Do Better
  • Governor's letter on roles and responsibilities
V. Legislative Update
  • Mike O'Farrell, Staff Director, Senate Education Committee
VI. State Board of Education Report
VII. Board of Governors’ Report
VIII. Master Plan
Master Initiatives
Funding Issues
  • Remarks by Jeanine Blomberg, Deputy Chief of Staff, Department of Education
  • Staff report
Leadership Issues
  • Staff report
Career Education
  • Career Academy Briefing
    • Ms. Paula Chaon, Senior Director, Education and Workforce Development, Greater Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce
    • Ms. Chris Force, Teacher-Director, Wolfson High School, National Academy Foundation
  • Committee and staff report
Early Childhood Education
  • Staff report
Stay the Course
  • Staff report
Working Lunch
Master Plan (continued)
  • Council discussion
IX. Other Items of Interest
X. Adjournment
2:00 p.m.
Items may be taken out of order at the discretion of the Chairman and with the concurrence of the Council.
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