SAVE THE DATE!

We're pleased to announce the 2019 FL ACME Workshop will be held in the Panhandle (venue to be determined) April 29th and 30th, 2019

Additionally, we have scheduled three (3) consecutive Education Fairs at the following locations:  May 1st  at Eglin AFB; May 2nd @ Hurlburt Field; and May 3rd @ Tyndall AFB.

Big thanks go out to the ESO's for their coordination and support.

**Stay tuned for additional details to follow**

2018 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to our 2018 Scholarship recipients. We had over 100 applications this year and handed out $7,000 in scholarship to Service members, Spouses, and Veterans.  

Thank you for attending the 2018 Workshop!!

For those of you who could attend the 40th anniversary celebration and Workshop for the FL ACME - Thank You!

For those of you who could not attend... you missed a good one.

Despite the rain, beautiful Key West was awesome.  Hotel accommodations and staff were tremendously supportive as were our local military installations.

Now, the big announcement:

  • The new FL ACME President is Mr. Keith Davis, American Military University, ddavis@apus.edu
  • And the new FL ACME Vice President is Mr. Aaron Hall, Full Sail University, alhall@fullsail.com

Please take the time to congratulate this new leadership team and provide them the same great support you provided me during the past two years.  I am excited about taking our Association to the next level with them.

With Aaron Hall moving into the Vice President position, this provides an opportunity for someone to take over the Secretary duties until the next election.  If you are interested in getting more involved – here is your chance.  Email any of the board members or go to the "Contact" page and let us know you're interested.

2017 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to our 2017 scholarship recipients!!!

We awarded six $1,000 scholarships this year.  Thank you to our membership and sponsors for your support, and for supporting our students 

 

Florida ACME Workshop 2017 - That's a Wrap!

Thanks to everyone who came out for the 2017 FLA ACME Workshop at Patrick AFB.  And an extra special thanks to our sponsors!

We had a great time coming together to talk about all things Military Education - from the golf course to the convention hall.  Check out a few fun photos from the events - and visit the Workshop page to see more photos of speakers, vendors, and more. 

Important Florida Legislative Update

FL-ACME supports The National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) to better serve our military students pursuing online education. Once Florida passes legislation to participate in NC-SARA, Florida will establish a streamlined state level reciprocity process for all Florida higher educational institutions. This will ensure Florida students can continue their educational pursuits with their current school out of state, while ensuring institutions are in compliance with all state regulatory requirements.

FL-ACME asks that all institutions interested in the adoption of NC-SARA share the attached talking points and links to the current House and Senate bills. Senate Bill 668 has been filed and the House companion is HB 859.


For additional information on NC-SARA, please visit:

https://www.flvc.org/flvc-symposium
http://nc-sara.org/

Just Announced: Florida ACME Workshop

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Florida Advisory Council for Military Education Workshop to be held April 5-6, 2017 at the Patrick AFB Tides Club in Cocoa Beach, FL. The theme is “Launching Education.”   

  • April 3 – Optional Golf Outing
  • April 4 – Education Fair
  • April 5 – Workshop
  • April 6 – Workshop
  • April 7 – Optional Deep Sea Fishing Trip

For more information, check out the Workshop page.  We look forward to seeing you there! 

New Florida ACME Site

Welcome to the new Florida ACME website!  We still provide all the information you need about how to get involved with Florida ACME, news and events, scholarship information, how to become a member, and how to sign up for our annual workshop.  The site is now mobile and tablet-friendly, so you can check our Florida ACME from anywhere.  

We want to hear from you - please email us with your thoughts and suggestions, or head over to the Contact page to leave us a note.  We look forward to your feedback!

Florida ACME Scholarship Recipients

In May, Florida ACME scholarships were awarded to Randy Schummer, Courtney Hill, Alicia Hunt, and Lidia Flores.  To learn more or apply for a scholarship, visit the Scholarships page.

 Aaron Hall, Florida ACME Secretary, presenting a scholarship to MSG Randy Schummer, USA, Ret., 2016 Veteran Recipient

Aaron Hall, Florida ACME Secretary, presenting a scholarship to MSG Randy Schummer, USA, Ret., 2016 Veteran Recipient

 Keith Davis, Florida ACME Vice President, presenting a scholarship to Courtney Hill, 2016 Active Duty Spouse recipient.  

Keith Davis, Florida ACME Vice President, presenting a scholarship to Courtney Hill, 2016 Active Duty Spouse recipient. 

 Keith Davis, Florida ACME Vice President, presenting a scholarship to SSgt Alicia Hunt, 2016 Active Duty recipient.

Keith Davis, Florida ACME Vice President, presenting a scholarship to SSgt Alicia Hunt, 2016 Active Duty recipient.

 Lidia Flores, the 2016 Florida ACME Wounded Warrior Scholarship recipient, posing with her scholarship and award letter.   

Lidia Flores, the 2016 Florida ACME Wounded Warrior Scholarship recipient, posing with her scholarship and award letter.   

2016 Florida ACME Workshop

Thank you to PEARSON, Keiser University and Waldorf University for sponsoring the 2016 Florida ACME Workshop this year!  Also, thank you to our members and workshop attendees for making this year such a great event.

Congratulations to our new President, Willie Woolford, and Vice President, Keith Davis!

ACME, while a Florida-based organization, has members from Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and surrounding states. We welcome educators and officials regardless of location as long as they share our dedication to providing educational opportunities for members our nation's armed forces and their families -- active duty, reserve/guard, or retired.

The emphasis at all ACME workshops is on the exchange of ideas and information to better serve the educational pursuits of members of the military community. ALL are welcome at ACME!

 President Willie Woolford and Vice President Keith Davis

President Willie Woolford and Vice President Keith Davis

  President Willie Woolford and Past President, Dr. Jan Del Signore

 President Willie Woolford and Past President, Dr. Jan Del Signore