Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee

Start Date and Time: Wednesday, March 03, 2021 4:00 PM
End Date and Time: Wednesday, March 03, 2021 6:00 PM
Location: Reed Hall (102 HOB)
Duration: 2.00
Consideration of a Consent Agenda that includes the following Appropriation Project Bills:
  • HB 2169 – ARC Broward Skills Training - Adults with Disabilities
  • HB 2197 – Florida Tech - Restore Lagoon Inflow Research Project
  • HB 2219 – Inclusive Transition & Employment Management Program-ITEM
  • HB 2481 – St Petersburg College Southeastern Public Safety Simulation City
  • HB 2555 – Florida Association of Agencies Serving the Blind
  • HB 2575 – Florida State University - Boys and Girls State
  • HB 2785 – Lotus House Education and Employment Program for High Special Needs Homeless Women and Youth
  • HB 2945 – Florida Atlantic University - Max Planck Florida Scientific Fellows Program (MPFSFP)
  • HB 3319 – The Bridges Competitive Small Business Initiative
  • HB 3403 – Flagler College - Hotel Ponce de Leon Preservation and Restoration
  • HB 3609 – Bridging the Gap in Employment of Young Adults with Unique Abilities
  • HB 3787 – Smart Horizons Online Career Education
  • HB 3883 – Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Center for Aerospace Resilience
  • HB 3935 – University of South Florida - St. Petersburg - Citizen Scholar Partnership
  • HB 4053 – Brevard Adults with Disabilities
Meeting Overview/Summary:
Presentation on the Impact of COVID Accelerating Changes in the Workforce
Dr. Stephen Pruitt, President, Southern Regional Education Board

Presentation on Workforce Education and Florida College System Initiatives to Upskill Florida’s Workforce
Kathy Hebda, Chancellor of the Florida College System
Henry Mack, Chancellor of the Division of Career and Adult Education

This meeting will be live-streamed on https://thefloridachannel.org/. Persons who wish to attend must register at www.myfloridahouse.gov, and pick up a pass at the Legislative Welcome Center on the 4th Floor of the Capitol beginning one hour before the start of the meeting. Audience seating will be socially distanced and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration closes three hours before the meeting starts.