HECC to meet on September 26, in Tallahassee
Chair Tom Kuntz has announced that the Higher Education Coordinating Council will meet on Friday, September 26, in Tallahassee, Florida. The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. and is scheduled to end at 4:00 p.m., or upon conclusion of business. The meeting location is the Turlington Buildling, 17th Floor, 325 West Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399. Additional information and an agenda will be posted here closer to the meeting date.
Additional scheduled meetings for the remainder of 2014 are: October 10, 2014 – Conference Call Meeting and November 19, 2014 – Meeting in Tallahassee.
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Matthew Bouck, Office of Articulation, Florida Department of Education (firstname.lastname@example.org or 850.245.9644)
Diane McCain, Board of Governors, State University System of Florida (email@example.com or 850.245.9632)
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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