USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Education hosting spring meeting to discuss Senate Bill 736

On Saturday, June 11, 2011 USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Education, in partnership with the Florida Association of Teacher Educator’s (F.A.T.E.), will host a panel discussion regarding Senate Bill 736: Student Success Act.  The meeting is open to the public and will begin promptly at 8:30am in the USFSM Selby Auditorium at 8350 N. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota.

The panel will discuss Teacher Evaluations, Performance Pay, Student Growth Measurements, Salary Schedules, and Teacher Contracts.  Members of the panel include:

Ms. Ann Broomes, Principal, Rogers Garden Elementary School

Mr. Scott Boyes, Principal, Samoset Elementary School

Dr. Denise Cantalupo, Supervisor of Assessment & Accountability

Dr. Lynette Edwards, Assistant Superintendent

Dr. Pam Houfek, Director Professional Development/Teacher Evaluation

Mr. Eddie Hundley, Principal, Palmetto Elementary School

Dr. Richard King, Professor – USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Education

Dr. Laura Kingsley, Principal, Fruitville Elementary School

Dr. Terry Osborn, Dean – USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Education

Mr. Mike Wilder, Coordinator School Leadership Development

While this meeting is free and open to the public, an RSVP is required.  Please follow the blue RSVP link at  If you have questions regarding the meeting, please email Dr. Marie Byrd-Blake at

USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Education is NCATE Accredited and home to undergraduate and graduate programs preparing teachers and administrators as well as professionals who can assume roles related to education in a variety of fields.  Programs leading to state certification include Elementary Education (Undergraduate and graduate level); Educational Leadership, and Reading.