Online Faculty Readiness and Quality Workgroup

The Online Faculty Readiness Workgroup is developing a comprehensive system that can be applied consistently and equitably to determine faculty readiness to teach online courses offered by Florida's public universities and colleges. The deliverables include:

  • Identify benchmark best practices for quality online instruction and evaluation
  • List clear and measurable criteria for evaluating the readiness of online instructors
  • Propose a system that provides recognition for level of online faculty readiness


Representative Institution
Karinda Barrett Division of Florida Colleges, DOE
Vance Burgess University of West Florida
Tom Cavanagh University of Central Florida
Lisa Ciardulli Santa Fe College
Suzanne Ehrlich University of North Florida
Michelle Franz Seminole State College of Florida
Linda Futch University of Central Florida
Arifa Garman Gulf Coast State College
Robert Greene Florida State College at Jacksonville
David Jaeger Florida Gulf Coast University
Jennifer Page North Florida Community College
Deidre Price Northwest Florida State College
Kelvin Thompson University of Central Florida
Bill Waters Pensacola State College
Lisa Close FLVC Staff Representative
Tom Tu FLVC Staff Representative