A Survey of Education Program Needs for the Florida Association of Counties County Commissioner Training Program, 1998-2000

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A Survey of Education Program Needs for the Florida Association of Counties County Commissioner Training Program, 1998-2000
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Clouser, Rodney L.
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University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, EDIS
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"Published June 2006. Reviewed February 2011."
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"FE640"

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FE640 A Survey of Education Program Needs for the Florida Association of Counties County Commissioner Trai ning Program, 1998-2000 Rodney L. Clouser INTRODUCTION

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A Survey of Educational Program Needs fo r the Florida Association of Counties County Commissioner Trai ning Program, 1998-2000 Rodney L. Clouser1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1998-2000 County Commissioner and County Ad ministrator Educational Survey

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Summary

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FLORIDA COUNTIES FOUNDATION SURVEY

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please rank with 1 being least important and 5 being most important circle all that are important

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please identify by al phabetical character circle all that are important please identify by al phabetical character OPTIONAL

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1998-2000 County Commissioner Educational SurveyRodney L. Clouser

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Attend FAC Annual Conference(Percent)Q1 Reguarly 57.0% Sometimes 25.2% Rarely 8.9% Never 8.9%

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Attend FAC Legislative Conference(Percent)Q2 Regularly 50.8% Sometimes 30.4% Rarely 13.0% Never 5.8%

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Attend FAC Educational Programs(Percent)Q3 Yes 65.9% No 34.1%

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Number of Educational Programs Attended(Percent)Q4 None 40.0% One 22.3% Two or Three 19.2% More than Three 18.5%

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Find FAC Programs Beneficial(Percent)Q5 Always 57.5% Sometimes 37.2% Rarely 5.3%

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Workshop Preference -Day(Percent)Q6 Weekday 81.1% Weekend 18.1% Sun./Mon. 0.8%

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(Percent)Q7 Whole Day 63.0% Evening 0.8% Half Day 29.9% Multiple Day 6.3%

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Workshop Subjects(Percent)Q8 Single Subjects 42.7% Multiple Subjects 57.3%

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Workshop Fees(Percent)Q9 $100 81.7% $100-$150 16.5% More than $150 1.8%

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Factors Influencing Attendance(Percent)Q10 Topic Fee Date/Time Location Length 020406080100 Least Impt. Rank 2 Rank 3 Rank 4 Most Impt.

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Continue Voluntary Certification(Percent)Q11 Strongly Agree 45.5% Agree 28.8% Disagree 2.3% Neutral 22.0% Strongly Disagree 1.5%

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Most Important Issues -Commissioners(Number of Responses )Q12A Devolution Home Rule Plan/Zone Econ. Development Financial Mgt. Sunshine Law Environ/Water Conflict Resolution Leadership Eff. Communications Sustainable Comm. Telecommunications0 20406080 Series 1

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Most Important Issues -Commissioners(Number of Responses)Q12B Negotiating Skills Cty Govt Form/Function Media/Presentation Constituent Relations Leg. Process Transportation Public Safety Cty. Govt. Services Sex. Harassment Health/Human Services Personnel Policy GIS010203040506070 Series 1

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Most Important Issues -Commissioners(Number of Responses)Q13B Devolution Home Rule Plan/Zone Econ. Development Financial Mgt. Sunshine Law Environ/Water Conflict Resolution Leadership Eff. Communications Sustainable Comm. Telecommunications01020304050 Most Impt. 2nd Most Impt. 3rd Most Impt.

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Most Important Issues -Commissioners(Number of Responses)Q13B Negotiating Skills Cty Govt Form/Function Media/Presentation Constituent Relations Leg. Process Transportation Public Safety Cty. Govt. Services Sex. Harassment Health/Human Services Personnel Policy GIS0510 152025 Most Impt. 2nd Most Impt. 3rd Most Impt.

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Most Important Issues -Staff(Number of Responses)Q14A Devolution Home Rule Plan/Zone Econ. Development Financial Mgt. Sunshine Law Environ/Water Conflict Resolution Leadership Eff. Communications Sustainable Comm. Telecommunications0102030405060 Series 1

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Most Important Issues -Staff(Number of Responses)Q14B Negotiating Skills Cty Govt Form/Function Media/Presentation Constituent Relations Leg. Process Transportation Public Safety Cty. Govt. Services Sex. Harassment Health/Human Services Personnel Policy GIS01020304050 Series 1

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Most Important Issues -Staff(Number of Responses)Q15A Devolution Home Rule Plan/Zone Econ. Development Financial Mgt. Sunshine Law Environ/Water Conflict Resolution Leadership Eff. Communications Sustainable Comm. Telecommunications01020304050 Most Impt. 2nd Most Impt. 3rd Most Impt.

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Most Important Issues -Staff(Number of Responses)Q15B Negotiating Skills Cty Govt Form/Function Media/Presentation Constituent Relations Leg. Process Transportation Public Safety Cty. Govt. Services Sex. Harassment Health/Human Services Personnel Policy GIS0510152025 Most Impt. 2nd Most Impt. 3rd Most Impt.

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Years in Current Position(Percent)Q16 Less than 2 28.8% 3-8 Years 49.6% 8-12 Years 12.9% More than 12 8.6%