A group of public schools, school districts, and community colleges who are working together to deliver curriculum in a web-based environment for adult education and career technical programs in Florida's postsecondary public institutions.
Baker County Public Schools, serving Baker County
Brevard County Public Schools, serving Brevard County
Calhoun County Adult School, serving Calhoun County
Clay County Public Schools, serving Clay County
Desoto County Public Schools, serving Desoto County
First Coast Technical College (FCTC), serving St. Johns County
Flagler County Public Schools, serving Flagler County
Florida Association for Career and Technical Educators (FACTE) – Partner Member
Florida Panhandle Technical College, serving Washington and Holmes Counties
Florida Virtual School (FLVS) – Partner Member
George Stone Technical Center, serving Escambia County
Hernando County Public Schools, serving Hernando County
Indian River State College (IRSC), serving Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, and Okeechobee Counties
Lee County Public Schools, serving Lee County
Manatee Technical Center, serving Manatee County
Monroe County Public Schools, serving Monroe County
Nassau County Public Schools, serving Nassau County
Orange County Public Schools, serving Orange County
Palm Beach Public Schools, serving Palm Beach County
Pasco County Public Schools, serving Pasco County
Pinellas County Public Schools, serving Pinellas County
Polk County Technical Center, serving Polk County
Santa Fe State College, serving Alachua County
Santa Rosa County Public Schools, serving Santa Rosa County
Sarasota County Technical Institute, serving Sarasota County
Seminole State College (SSC), serving Seminole County
St. Johns River State College (SJRSC), serving Putnam County
Tallahassee Community College, serving Leon County
Six member schools/districts formed the Florida Adult Education Consortium in March 2001.
Members chose the GED as the first course to place online.
Benefits of the Consortium:
- Collaborative buying power
- Shared resources/curriculum
- Institutional autonomy
- Faculty development
- Course Design and Development
- Creating Policies and Procedures for distance education systems
- Best Practices for online instruction
Our Mission: Our By-Laws
To place adult and technical education courses in an online environment in order to provide an alternative instructional delivery model for adult students to gain workforce preparedness competencies and skills.
Our Elected Officers: Terms will start on July 1, 2015 and run through June 30, 2016.
- President –Jeff Arnott
- President Elect –Melanie Stefanowicz
- Past President –Jamie Robitaille
- Secretary –Suzanne Ensmann
- Treasurer – Bernadette Wise
FATDEC has a three-step process to obtain membership:
- An educational institution must complete the Resolution Agreement.
- The institution must be voted into FATDEC by a majority of the membership.
- The institution must pay the required base user fees to FATDEC.