Council for Education Policy, Research and Improvement
Seminole Campus, St. Petersburg College, Seminole, Florida
University Partnership Center Rm 303

December 8, 2004





I.        Welcome                                                                                          8:30 a.m.

II.       Approval of Minutes

III.     Chairman's Report

IV.     Executive Director's Report

V.      State Board of Education Report    

VI.    Board of Governors' Report                           

VII.     Studies / Assignments

                   Workforce Needs Analysis
                  o Staff report
                  o Council discussion and action

                  Public Broadcasting
                  o Draft report
                  o Public testimony                                                                
                  o Council discussion                                                                 

                   In-service Education
                  o Status report                 
                  o Council discussion

                   Instructional Materials Pilot
                  o Status report                 
                  o Council discussion

VII.     Master Plan - Major Initiatives
                  o Staff report
                  o Presentations - Lynn Wade, Supervisor of Management     Training, Hillsborough School District           
                    Margaret Cooley, Director of Open Enrollment Programs,
                    Eckerd College Center for Creative Leadership
                  o Council discussion

Briefing by Dr. Tom Furlong, Senior Vice President, on the St. Petersburg College Baccalaureate Programs    


IX.     Other Items of Interest                

X.   Adjournment                                                                                            1:30 p.m.

Items may be taken out of order at the discretion of the Chairman and with the concurrence of the Council.

Persons with disabilities who require assistance to participate in the meeting are requested to notify the Council office at least five days in advance so their needs can be accommodated. Council for Education Policy Research and Improvement, 574 Pepper Building, 111 West Madison Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1400 FAX (850) 922-5388 Telephone (850) 488-7894 (Persons who use TTY's may call this number through the Florida Relay Service 711 or 1-800-955-8771.)

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