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


The mission of the Healthcare Education Commission is to support the goals and objectives of the Association of Florida Colleges and to promote legislative awareness, professional development and recognition of best practices in Healthcare Education.


  1. Executive Board
  2. Bylaws
  3. Minutes and Reports
  4. Awards and Recognition
  5. Announcements
  6. Newsletter
  7. Previous Award Winners

Welcome from the Chair!

Welcome to The Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) Healthcare Education Commission:

It is my distinct pleasure to extend a warm and heartfelt welcome to you on behalf of The Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) Healthcare Education Commission. As the Chair of this dynamic and dedicated group, I am honored to have the opportunity to greet you and share in the excitement of our shared mission. The AFC Healthcare Education Commission is a passionate community of educators, professionals, and leaders who are committed to advancing healthcare education in the state of Florida. We are driven by a common goal: to enhance the quality of healthcare education, promote innovation, and facilitate collaboration among institutions and individuals in this field. As Chair of the AFC Healthcare Education Commission, I am here to support, guide, and collaborate with each one of you. Please feel free to reach out with your ideas, concerns, or any other way in which we can work together to achieve our goals.


If you would like to join the Healthcare Education Commission, please contact me at [email protected] or 305-237-4412.



Chair: Dr. Alwyn Leiba, Miami Dade College, Email: [email protected]; Phone: 305-237-4412
Immediate Past Chair Dr. Harry H Holdorf, Eastern Florida State College, Email: [email protected]; Phone: 321-433-7130
Secretary: Krystal Daniels, Miami Dade College, Email: [email protected]; Phone: 305-237-7239
Exemplary Practice Award: Dr. Colin Chelsey, Daytona State College, Email: [email protected]; Phone: 386-506-4429
Historian: Dr. Monica Franklin, Florida State College at Jacksonville, Email: [email protected]; Phone: 904-766-6766


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:  

Healthcare Education Commission Bylaws - (Revised 2014)




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The AFC Healthcare Education Commission is accepting 2022 Exemplary Practice Call For Programs.  To download the application and the 2022 Rubic, please click the links below: 



Exemplary Practice


Dr. David L. Sullivan (Pasco-Hernando State College)
Faculty Collaboration in Health Programs: Mentoring and Molding our Student's Future


Dr. David L. Sullivan, Pasco-Hernando State College
Student-Centered Engagement: Building Patients and Student's Higher Order Thinking


Dr. David L. Sullivan, Pasco-Hernando Community College and Julie S. Monsegur, Pasco-Hernando Community College
Collaborative Healthcare Simulation: Low Cost - High Impact


Mary Pelletier, Indian River State College