John Scott Dailey Florida Institute of Government at Florida Atlantic University
was established in 1982 as an affiliate of the Florida Institute of Government.
The Institute’s primary mission is to forge closer government-university ties to
address the needs of state, regional, and local governments and non-profit
agencies. The Institute’s service area includes Broward, Indian
River, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, and St. Lucie
counties. The Institute is housed within the College for Design and Social
From July 1, 2009 to June
30, 2010 over 7,487 participants (representing more than 146
municipalities, 22 counties, and numerous other
public and private sector entities) attended more than 337 programs
offered or coordinated by the John Scott Dailey Florida Institute of Government
at FAU. The Institute's Steering Committee, which meets three times a year,
continued to provide invaluable assistance to IOG staff with regard to the needs
of local governments.
In addition to
open-enrollment and on-site training classes, the IOG helped organize on-site
technical assistance projects for the South Florida Regional Transportation
Authority, Coral Gables, Broward County, Doral, and the Village of Wellington.
The IOG offered the “From Supervisor to Leader: Road Map to Success” three day
program for the first time which was very well received. In conjunction with
the Florida Association of Code Enforcement and the John Scott Dailey Florida
Institute of Government at the University of Central Florida, our Institute
coordinated all code enforcement certification and recertification programs in
The Institute coordinated
the 22nd annual statewide conference for the Florida Association of Business Tax
Officials. The Institute continued our highly popular Hot Topics for Local
Governments series by offering two workshops addressing public private
partnerships and redevelopment plans. The Institute coordinated a
“Transportation Today” seminar aimed at public sector transportation and
engineering professionals as well as coordinating a conference on Ethics and
Public Accountability for the FAU Public Research Procurement Center. The IOG
also helped coordinate the City Clerks Mini Institute that over 80 city clerk
The Institute was very
pleased to receive the $1000 Adriana Castellano Memorial Scholarship from the
Florida Association of Building Tax Officials for the fifth consecutive year.
The scholarship will be awarded to a Public Administration student with the
College for Design and Social Inquiry.
Our Institute updates our constituents
about our training classes and seminars with brochures; blast emails and through
our Web page. Our newsletter Linkage remains
an invaluable tool for getting out the word about the IOG’s programs and
services. (Click here for to
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