Task Force of Career & Technical Education

FL HOUSEFlorida State Representative Jimmie T. Smith

Task Force on Career & Technical Education

Task Force Mission’s: For all students to graduate high school and have post-secondary career options that include job ready skills or continued studies that develop job ready skills and lead to workforce opportunities.

Task Force Objective’s: To provided Representative Smith with potentially successful legislative and policy options for successfully achieving the mission of greater success for post-secondary careers for students in Florida.

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 Meetings

July 22, 2013, 10:00am at College of Central Florida, Lecanto Complex, Building 4, Room 202

VIDEO – JTS Educational Task Force 7/22/2013 Part 1
VIDEO – JTS Educational Task Force 7/22/2013 Part 2
Letter from Legislative Leaders Regarding PARCC – Letter from Senate President Don Gaetz and House Speaker Will Weatherford to Education Commissioner Tony Bennett urging Florida’s withdrawal from the assessment portion of the Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC).
Blog Post by Thomas Kennedy on School Grades
Blog by Thomas Kennedy on Common Core
Agenda for 07/22/2013

April 10, 2013, 10:00am at Citrus Schools Distinct Service Center

Agenda for 04/10/2013

February 13, 2013, 10:00am at Citrus Schools Distinct Service Center

Agenda for 02/13/2013

January 16, 2013, 10:00am at Crystal River High School

VIDEO – JTS Educational Task Force Part 1
VIDEO – JTS Educational Task Force Part 2
Click here for copy of 1/16/2012 meeting’s agenda
CRHS Academy of Health Careers
Former CRHS Health Academy Student- Dr. James Turner – Anesthesiology – Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
CRHS Biomedical Program |PLTW | STEM Education Curriculum for Middle and High Schools
…..PLTW provides middle and high schools with engaging, hands-on STEM courses that prepare students to be innovative and productive leaders in science
Rep. Jimmie T. Smith new CTE bill – HB 133 – High School Course Options (replaces HB37)

December 18, 2012, 10:00am at Citrus Schools Distinct Service Center

To read a brief blog post on this meeting, please visit my Blog post of Dec. 29, 2012.

Click here for copy of 12/18/2012 meeting’s agenda
Task Force During Meeting Presentation 12-18-2012
Task Force High School Diploma Requirement Presentation
Dr. James Stone Presentation on Florida Education
Pathways to Prosperity Network Launches

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