|Calendar of Events
Liberty County Creates New Environment for High School Cafeteria|
Picture made-to-order fresh subs and salads eaten with good friends, while sitting on bar stools at high top tables and watching ESPN sports. Sound like fun? Would you guess it’s at the local high school cafeteria? Students at Liberty County High School are enjoying a new environment in their cafeteria this fall…and the school district is benefiting financially! Full Story.
PROMiSE Project Draws to a Successful Conclusion |
Since 2008, the Florida PROMiSE project has worked to improve student achievement for Florida students in mathematics and science through outstanding staff development and follow-up support for teachers, with a focus on quality implementation of the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards. The project will end on December 31, after three successful years. Full Story.
Migrant Education Staff Attend State Conference|
The Florida Adult Migrant Program and Services Annual Meeting and Staff Development Conference was held in September in Melbourne, Florida. Three members of the PAEC Migrant Education Program attended. They received important updates and information about individual migrant projects, and the progress Florida is making as a state regarding migrant services. Full Story.
Teacher Quality Project Provides Professional Development for Panhandle Districts|
Sixty-five teachers participated in the 2010 Teacher Quality Project Summer Institutes. The Teacher Quality Project is sponsored jointly by the Florida Center for Reading Research, PAEC, FSU’s Colleges of Education, Arts and Sciences, and Social Sciences, and several school districts in the Panhandle region. It provides professional development and follow-up activities for middle and high school Social Studies and Reading/Language Arts teachers in how to integrate literacy strategies into content area instruction. Full Story.
PAEC Supports DOE Reading Programs|
Recent reading initiatives in Florida have focused on improving the reading proficiency of Florida students through targeted and in-depth professional development, with a challenging goal of every child in Florida reading at or above grade level by 2012. Through the PAEC Reading Initiative, PAEC has played an important role in this effort. Full Story.
Employees in the Spotlight |
Each month a member of the PAEC Leadership Team nominates someone in their department who is making a unique contribution to PAEC and its mission to be “in the spotlight.” This month Faye Yongue, Program Coordinator for Special Areas, has nominated Kala Dean, Project Manager for the Severely Emotionally Disturbed Network for District 2A (SEDNET 2A). Full Story.