Florida Dept of Education Meeting – April 17, 2015


Call-in option is limited to one call per district for both sessions one and two.

Call in # – 1-888-670-3525    Passcode – 2287245011


9:45        Welcome – Introductions

10:00 – 11:30       Session One – Open discussion of changes or recommendations for best practices for programs by specific department program officers. Program officers will introduce themselves, share what’s new in their program area and provide insight into ways districts can assist in strengthening the program.

  • FDGNK-12 Update – Board Members 10:00 – 10:15
  • Mary Jane Tappen, Executive Vice Chancellor, K-12 Public Schools 10:15 – 10:30
  • David Lajeunesse, Chief, Bureau of Educator Certification 10:30 – 10:45
  • Holly Edenfield, Coordinator, RTTT 10:45 – 11:00
  • Adam Miller, Executive Director, Independent Education and Parental Choice 11:00 – 11:15
  • Rod Duckworth, Chancellor, Career and Adult Education 11:15 – 11:30

11:30 – 12:30 Lunch Break

12:30 – 2:00 Session Two – Grant forecasting, the new uniform guidance, by Martha Asbury,and Sue Wilkinson (schedule permitting). Legislative update from educational lobbyists.

  • Martha Asbury, and Sue Wilkinson (schedule permitting) 12:30 – 1:15
  • Legislative Update 1:15 – 1:45
  • Hershel Lyons, Chancellor, Division of K-12 Public Schools 1:45 – 2:00

2:00-2:15 Adjournment

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Bridges….Spanning Collaboration and Competitive Readiness!

Registration is now open for the FGDN K-12 winter Conference 2014.

Join K-12 grant professionals from all across Florida to network and consult with federal grant and grant writing experts.  Conference events are scheduled for Thursday, December 4th and will conclude on Friday, December 5th.  Click here for tentative conference schedule:  FGDN Conference Agenda December 4th and 5th 2014

This conference will assist new and experienced grant developers to better serve their schools and school districts in implementing grant programs, understanding the state and federal legislative and funding outlook, and using powerful new tools and resources to make grant proposals and grant management more effective.

Registration for the conference is as easy as 1,2,3…

1. Complete the registration form by clicking on the following registration form link below:  RegistrationFormWinterFGDN


2. Register for your hotel room.
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
225 Coast Line Drive East
Jacksonville, FL 32202

 To make your reservations, please register through FGDNK-12  If you need additional assistance, please call 888-421-1442.  The deadline to make reservations at the discounted group rate is November 20th, 2014.


3.  Select Payment Method ~
For Payment by Check or Purchase Order: Follow Directions Provided On the Registration Form in Step One.

For Credit Card and Online Payment please utilize our Paypal link:


If you have questions about the conference registration, please contact: Amy Bradbury by e-mail at BradburyA@LeonSchools.net or 850.487.7811. 

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2014 Winter Conference Presentations

Thanks to all our presenters for your time and sharing your resources!!


Rebekah McCloud Leadership–It’s in the Application (Florida Grant Developers)

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Floyd Navigating the High Seas of CollaborationII

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Claire Knox Editing Techniques and Advice_Grant Writers


Clarie Knox Editing and Polishing Presentation

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Robin Ward FGDNK12 Perfect Score Presentation 2_6_14

Tom Corwin Florida KA-12 Powerpoint 2014

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