The Conference supports the rights of parents to select the educational milieu they deem best suited for their children. The FCC also advocates policies for all children, especially the poor and disabled, that enable them to receive public services necessary to achieve academically and assimilate socially.In support of Catholic education, the FCC created (in 1969) and maintains one of the oldest Catholic school accreditation programs in the nation.
Turnip Digital, Inc. (TDI) builds web-based applications that support the development and delivery of client education and compliance programs. TDI focuses on products that make it easier and cheaper for small organizations and associations to manage, sell, track and report on content critical to their success. The company is based in Tallahassee, Florida and serves clients throughout the US as well as in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. TDI has enjoyed fruitful cooperation with the Florida Catholic Conference, as well as individual Dioceses inside and outside the State of Florida.
The Raskob Foundation has as its purpose to engage in such exclusively religious, charitable, literary and educational activities as will aid the Roman Catholic Church and institutions and organizations identified with it.
An Anonymous Benefactor
Louise Hays, Consultant
Louise Hays served as consultant to the Florida Catholic Conference (FCC,) having been tasked to first acquire the resources to fully automate the FCC’s Accreditation program, serve as liaison between Turnip Digital, Inc. and the FCC to digitize the accreditation assets, and provide day-to-day management of the EAS-ed’s development. Louise served as an analyst to Governor Lawton Chiles and then Florida TaxWatch, as well as a business development specialist to LearnSomething.com. Having lived in Tallahassee, Florida, since 1969, Louise worships at Good Shepherd Catholic Church. She is married to Mark Hays and they have four children: Tina; Mark, Jr.; Christopher; and Ricky.