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Healthcare Education Commission

Promotes legislative awareness, professional development, and recognition of best practices in all areas relating to healthcare education.




  1. What We Do
  2. Executive Board
  3. Bylaws
  4. Newsletter
  5. Announcements
  6. Awards and Recognition


What We Do





Executive Board


Chair: Lisa Smith, State College of Florida
Phone: 772-462-7554

Chair Elect: Monica Franklin, Florida State College at Jacksonville Phone: 904-766-6766

Secretary: Alice Serey, Indian River State College
Phone: 772-501-3185





Information about upcoming conferences, exemplary practice, and special contests will be posted here. Check back throughout the year for updates.

Healthcare Education Commission Spring Conference

Our spring conference will take place at Daytona State College in Daytona Beach, Florida. 

Conference dates are May 21-22, 2014. Check our webpage for updates or view the event calendar for registration information.




Recognizing the need to establish procedures and guidelines as they reflect the rights, responsibilities, and objectives of its membership, the Healthcare Education Commission hereby adopts these Bylaws:

HEC Bylaws


The Commission would like to publish a newsletter each spring and fall. If you have information that would be beneficial to all Healthcare Education Commission members please submit your information to Lisa Smith. Also, if you are interested in helping with the publication of our newsletter, please let us know.


Awards and Recognition

2014 Exemplary Practice Award

Call for Programs - Deadline to submit is March 31, 2014

The AFC Healthcare Education Commission is pleased to sponsor the Exemplary Practice Award. The commission recognizes outstanding programs and professionals in the field of healthcare education and invites each community college to showcase its best programs.

We ask you to take a few minutes to think about the programs currently in place at your college that affect Healthcare students. Any program that impacts these students is eligible. The program must have been in existence for at least 12 months prior to your submission.

If selected as a finalist, a spokesperson or persons will present the program to the judges at the AFC Joint Commission Conference,
May 21st and 22nd at Daytona State College.

Each presentation will be allowed 5 minutes to setup, 15 minutes to present and 5 minutes for a question/answer session. The winning presentation will also be presented at the AFC State Convention, November 13 – 15 in Orlando, Florida at the Caribe Royale.

2013 Exemplary Practice Awarded to Dr. David Sullivan and Julie S. Monsegur from Pasco-Hernando Community College for

"Collaborative Healthcare Simulation: Low cost-High Impact"



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