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Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Executive Services

The Bureau of Executive Development

Katherine Pennington
Bureau Chief
(850) 922-8596
SUNCOM 292-8596

Bureau of Executive Development is responsible for coordinating, developing and implementing the department's strategic and operational plans. The bureau directs the Correctional Quality Managerial Leadership (CQML) initiatives of the department. Among these initiatives are the identification, demonstration and introduction of feasible "best practices" where appropriate throughout the state correctional system. Finally, the bureau is responsible for the Grants Development and Assistance program, which develops partnerships with academic institutions, other governmental agencies at the federal, state and local levels, and in the private sector.

Accomplishments in FY 1996-97:

  • Hosted the first Florida DC Quality Coordinator's Conference and helped organize the DC's Statewide Quality Team;

  • Published the department's 1997-2002 Strategic Plan, the Strategic and Operational Planning workbook, and the PIDS (Plan, Identify, Develop, Solve) workbook, a process analysis and improvement tool;

  • Assisted the in the design, testing and implementation of the CQML assessment survey.

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