The Hearing Panel of the Education Practices Commission will consider final agency action in matters dealing with the disciplining of certified educators. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Commission with respect to any matter ...  

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    DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
    Education Practices Commission

    The Education Practices Commission announces a hearing to which all persons are invited.

    A Teacher Hearing Panel

    DATE AND TIME: September 20, 2007, 8:30 a.m. or as soon thereafter as can be heard

    An Administrator Hearing Panel

    DATE AND TIME: September 20, 2007, 10:30 a.m. or as soon thereafter as can be heard

    A Business Meeting

    DATE AND TIME: September 20, 2007, 1:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as can be heard

    PLACE: Embassy Suites Tampa Airport/Westshore, 555 North Westshore Boulevard, Tampa, Florida 33609, (813)875-1555

    GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: The Hearing Panel of the Education Practices Commission will consider final agency action in matters dealing with the disciplining of certified educators.

    The Education Practices Commission business meeting will consist of discussion of issues related to the processes and rules involved in considering final agency action for certified educators.

    A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting the Education Practices Commission.

    If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Commission with respect to any matter considered at the hearings, he or she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made. The record will include the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

    Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this workshop/meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 5 days before the workshop/meeting by contacting Kathleen M. Richards at (850)245-0455. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800)955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800)955-8770 (Voice).

    Additional information may be obtained by writing to: Education Practices Commission, 325 W. Gaines Street, 224 Turlington Building, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400.