Archive for August, 2012

Cypress Creek SAEC Meeting

Cypress Creek SAEC Meeting At the detention facility right now 7 college students! Thursday I attended one of my newest School Advisory Enhancement Council (SAEC) school assignments which is held at the Cypress Creek Academy. Cypress Creek Academy (CCA) is a maximum-risk, residential male juvenile detention facility in Lecanto. The anticipated length of stay is […]

ALERT: Judge Tosses FL DOE Rule on Teacher Evaluations

Law Suit

ALERT: Judge Tosses FL DOE Rule on Teacher Evaluations The Florida Education Association announced and WCTV in Tallahassee reported this morning that the administrative law judge, Judge John Van Landingham has invalidated, the 2011 Senate Bill 736 also known as the “Student Success Act”, performance evaluation rule that the Florida Department of Education had required […]

EdCamp Citrus 2012


EdCamp Citrus 2012 “The of the best learning events for Educators in all of Florida!” Only two months away until EdCamp Citrus 2012.  ECC will take place this year on October 20, 2012 at Citrus High School in Inverness.  This will be ECC’s third annual event and is one fo the largest in the country. […]

Four Citrus Schools Get Free Solar Power Generating Systems

Solar Panel

Four Citrus Schools Get Free Solar Power Generating Systems Some Bay area schools that also serve as emergency shelters are getting free solar installations and battery backup systems. The new systems are from a $200,000 grant from Progress Energy Florida (PEF) and is part of a program called SunSense® that has a goal of increasing […]

Fire Academy Earns Accreditation

FROM LEFT: On location in Lecanto, are Curt Clendenney, Citrus Sheriff Fire Rescue’s training coordinator; Denise Willis, the Withlacoochee Technical Institute’s director; and Capt. Phil Royal, director of the Citrus County Public Safety Training Center proudly display the certificate of accreditation awarded by the Council on Occupational Education to the Fire Academy and Citrus County Fire Training Center.

Fire Academy Earns Accreditation The Citrus County Public Safety Training Center announced that the Fire Training Center and Fire Academy in Lecanto is now accredited by the Council on Occupational Education.  The accreditation was made possible through our ongoing partnership with Withlacoochee Technical Institute and the Citrus County School Board. The Citrus County Public Safety […]

Understanding Dyslexia Event

Understanding Dyslexia

Understanding Dyslexia Event Central Ridge Library , September 14th 11:00am to 12:00pm Discover the tools to succeed at the “Understanding Dyslexia” class. The class covers the definition of dyslexia, causes, neurology, early signs, and when/how to get help for your child. Talk will be followed by an open question-and-answer period. Dyslexia is the most frequently […]