Council for Education Policy, Research and Improvement
Tampa Airport Marriott
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
February 11, 2004

I. Welcome
9:00 a.m.
II. Approval of Minutes
III. Chairman's Report
IV. Executive Director's Report
V. State Board of Education Report
  • Briefing on plans to address the technology proficiency requirements of No Child Left Behind, Melinda Crowley, Chief, Bureau of Educational Technology
  • Council discussion
VI. Board of Governors’ Report
VII. Master Plan
Master Initiatives
Funding Issues
  • Staff report
Leadership Issues
  • Staff report
Career Education
  • Staff report
Early Childhood Education
  • Staff report
Timeline for Initiatives
  • Staff report
  • Council discussion
Working Lunch
Remarks by Gerry Hogan, board member and past chairman of the Pinellas Education Foundation
VIII. Annual Yearly Progress, Florida A+ and NAEP
IX. The Teaching Profession
  • Remarks by Mary Thoreen, mathematics teacher, Wilson Middle School and 2004 Milken Foundation Award recipient
  • Council discussion and action
X. Publications
XI. Other Items of Interest
XI. Adjournment
3:30 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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