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11-20-2007 Organization of the Board - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #28


Title
F-16. Proposal of Major Areas of Interests to the DOE

Discussion

In order to ensure Major Areas of Interest that are relevant and appropriate for our schools, four new Major Areas of Interest and additional courses to twenty-three existing Major Areas of Interest were proposed to the Florida Department of Education, pending board approval.  The four new Major Areas of Interest proposed to the DOE are:  Academy of Technology-Business, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Aerospace and Manufacturing) Academy, SET (Science, Engineering and Technology) Academy, and Academy of Fine Arts.  A complete listing of the courses and programs in these Major Areas of Interest as well as the additional courses proposed to the existing Major Areas of Interest is attached. 



Recommendation
Approve the proposed course additions to existing Major Areas of Interest and the proposed creation of new Major Areas of Interest submitted to the Florida Department of Education.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 10/23/2007
Consent after Information11/20/2007

Authority for Action
FS 1001.42 - General Powers of the Board

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

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Contact

Dr. Walter Christy x310

Margaret Lewis x380

Heather Price x334

Janice Scholz x384




Attachment:  07-08 Proposals MAI additions.pdf