Board of Directors

Dr. Stephanie Holmquist, Ph.D

Stephanie Holmquist Johnson, Ph.D

Dr. Stephanie Holmquist, Ph.D

President
Holmquist Educational Consultants
(HEC, inc.)
Board Secretary

Dr. Stephanie (Stephie) Kaye Holmquist is President and CEO of Holmquist Educational Consultants, Inc., a national career and technology education consulting firm in business since 1998. She has also served as the Associate Director of the David C. Anchin Center and an Adjunct Instructor at the University of South Florida- College of Education. Stephie was an adjunct instructor in Aviation Technology as well as Career and Technical Education at St. Petersburg College. 

She received a Ph.D. from the University of South Florida in Career and Workforce Education with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction, with a focus on Educational Robotics. Stephie has authored international STEM curriculum and consults globally in the area of Career and Technical Education and academic integration, specializing in STEM/STEAM education and professional development. She recently served as a panelist at Brown University on Societal Implications of Robotics. Her programs have won numerous state and national awards. She began her career as the director of the Professional Children’s Theatre in Tampa, FL, then became the Outreach Coordinator and Director of K.I.D.S. at the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa, and then Director of Education and Marketing at Great Explorations the Hands-On Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida. 

Stephie is an active volunteer in the Tampa Bay community including: Currently serving on the Editorial Review Board for the ITEEA Technology and Engineering Journal, current board member of the Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County, current Tampa Junior Achievement Board Member, Event Partner/Coordinator and Sponsor the State of Florida VEX Robotics Competition 2012-Present, Lead Event Partner VEX Robotics National Signature Event- University of South Florida 2019, past USF Foundation Board member, Past Chair-Government Relations Committee, USF Foundation, past member of USF Foundation Nominating and Development Committee, Past Chair and member for 19 years – Dean’ Circle- College of Education at the University of South Florida, past board member Children’s Board of Tampa Advisory Board Council, past Board Member 

Technology Student Association National and Florida State Coordinator for System Control Technology and Desktop Publishing, past Technology Student Association coordinator & judge for Georgia and Connecticut State Competitions, past National Judge for Skills USA Engineering Competition. Former Board Member-FL TSA, Skills USA National Technical Committee Member for Mobile Robotics , recipient of numerous professional educational awards from EPT, FTEA, TSA, and FACTE. Recipient of the “Order of the Golden Brahman”, University of South Florida, Recipient of the University of South Florida College of Education “Spirit of Partnership” Award 2016, Established the “Holmquist Educational Consultants, Inc. Scholarship” in Career and Technical Education at The University of South Florida College of Education. 

Recognition/Awards:

REGISTRATION

All registrations for IECP learning events and workshops are completed online. Registrations are received on a first-come, first-served basis and seating is limited. An account to our online platform is required for all learning event registrations regardless of cost or type of payment used.

PAYMENT

Payment, if required, can be made online at the time of registration.

REGISTRATION CANCELLATION POLICY

Registrants have up to 48 hours before a scheduled learning event to cancel. A refund will be made to the online account on file.

LEARNING EVENT CANCELLATION POLICY

The event sponsor reserves the right to cancel a learning event due to low registration. If a session is cancelled, those registered will be contacted by email and notified of the cancellation. A credit will be applied to the online account on file.

ATTENDANCE POLICY

You are encouraged to log on virtually or arrive in person 5-10 minutes prior to the start time of your learning event. Participants arriving more than 15 minutes late WILL NOT BE ADMITTED TO THE SESSION. Partial in-service credit may be offered, if applicable. Make-up sessions WILL NOT BE OFFERED for any learning event. 

ANTI – DISCRIMINATION POLICY

The IECP and ELCHC shall not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability/handicap, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or age in any aspect of a learning event, training workshop or professional development. The ELCHC also reasonably accommodates individuals with disabilities, handicaps and/or religious beliefs.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)

Any person with a disability/handicap requiring reasonable accommodations should call 813.515.2340 no later than seven business days prior to the scheduled learning event.

LEARNER SECURITY POLICY

The ELCHC strives to protect the privacy of learners that attend our learning events. Because each learner must register through our online learning platform, each record is restricted from public access. Learners can obtain a copy of their certifications as well as their own demographic/contact information provided. For online support, learners may call 813.515.2340 for assistance accessing their records. Learners are required to verify their Identification at all learning events by showing a state or government issued ID with photograph.

PROPRIETARY INTEREST POLICY

Individuals who participate in ELCHC’s learning events have the right to know about the proprietary interest a trainer/ instructor may have in a product or service prior to attending. All trainers/instructors are required to disclose proprietary interest in any produce, instrument, device, service and/or materials discussed at an event training, program, or workshop, as well as the source of any compensation related to the presentation.

CEU AWARD POLICY

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) may be awarded for all learning events three hours or longer in duration. Learning events less than three hours will be awarded in-service hours upon completion. CEUs will be awarded upon successful completion of the learning event. To successfully complete the learning event, learners must arrive on time, attend all required sessions, be an active participant and complete all related assignments and/or surveys as defined by the trainer/instructor. Online training must have an engagement score of 75% or more. For all online training – CAMERAS MUST BE ON – NO EXCEPTIONS. Participant’s names for online training must match the name provided at registration.  Any required assignments or surveys will be outlined in the Training Description on our online platform. Learners are encouraged to contact trainers/ instructors with any questions and/or clarification needed regarding the successful completion of assignments or surveys. In-service hours will be awarded in place of CEUs if the learner does not meet the requirements of successful completion as defined by the instructor/trainer.
* Trainings may be recorded for educational purposes.

ACHIEVEMENT BONUS

To earn an achievement bonus, you must be teaching in Hillsborough County and meet all the requirements of the course, including pre/post assessments, homework assignments, reflection, and LMS instructor evaluation (if applicable). Each individual is limited to four training achievement bonuses per training cycle, and bonuses will not be given for previously completed coursework. Additionally, a W9 form must be submitted, and the address on the form must match the address on your LMS account. If you have any questions, please contact Abbey Landa at alanda@elchc.org.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Upon the successful completion of a learning event/training participants will receive a Certificate of Completion that can be retrieved from their individual online LMS account.

CHILD CARE

All learning events/training sessions are designed for adult audiences. We ask that all registrants make the necessary childcare arrangements to meet the minimum requirements for participation in the learning event. Childcare is not available.