HECC Conference Call
April 16, 2015; 3:30 – 4:30pm (or upon conclusion of business)
HECC members Susan Pareigis and Al Latimer will discuss activities relating to HECC report recommendation #3: Expand incentives to promote collaboration between the business community and the education system, utilizing our higher education assets as a component of our economic development activities.
Dial in: 888-670-3525
The next meeting of the Higher Education Coordinating Council will be by conference call on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
An agenda for the meeting and a call-in telephone number will be posted closer to the meeting date.
Contact: Matthew Bouck, FLDOE (850-245-9544) firstname.lastname@example.org
The HECC will meet in person on June 12, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. until 12 noon, in Tallahassee, FL.
The exact location is the Florida Capitol, Cabinet Meeting Room, Lower Level/Capitol, Tallahassee, FL.
The meeting will be webcast by the Florida Channel. (www.floridachannel.org)
Contact: Diane McCain, FLBOG (850-245-9632) email@example.com
Proposed meetings for 2015
For discussion and review – Members are currently considering the following meeting dates for 2015.
- Friday - May 29, conference call @ 10 am
- Friday - June 12, in person meeting from9-12 noon
- Friday - September 11, conference call @ 10 am
- Friday - November 13, in person meeting from 9-12 noon
December – no meeting, unless warranted due to annual report
The Council was established to identify unmet needs and to facilitate solutions to disputes regarding the creation of new degree programs and the establishment of new institutes, campuses, or centers. Its purpose is to make recommendations to the Legislature, the State Board of Education, and the Board of Governors, State University System of Florida.
The Council’s recommendations will be consistent with the following guiding principles:
- To achieve within existing resources a seamless academic educational system that fosters an integrated continuum of kindergarten through graduate school education for Florida’s students;
- To promote consistent education policy across all educational delivery systems, focusing on students;
- To promote substantially improved articulation across all educational delivery systems;
- To promote a system that maximizes educational access and allows the opportunity for a high quality education for all Floridians;
- To promote a system of coordinated and consistent transfer of credit and data collection for improved accountability purposes between the education delivery systems.
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