Educators need to share their stories. We encourage you to attend this event on August 22nd to speak with your state lawmakers.
2023 Legislative Session Summary
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CLICK HERE for LCEA Summary
LCEA members are activists. They share their stories and they speak up.
During the 2022 Florida Legislative Session over 200 contacts were made by LCEA members to state lawmakers in the form of emails, calls, speeches during committees, and in person meetings.
March 7th - May 5th - 2023 Florida Legislative Session
We are looking for members interested in going to Tallahassee or meet here locally with elected officials. If you are willing to share your story as an educator CLICK HERE.
What to expect for the 2023 Legislative Session
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The 2022 Florida Legislative session has ended.
Click to see the FEA Legislative page for what bills were filed.
Lake County Educators speaking at the School Board meeting on November 8th, 2021. For more information see our advocacy page.
To speak at a meeting fill out a public input card located at the entrance to the Board meeting room and submit to the Board Clerk before the start of the meeting. Speakers will be given 3 minutes to address the Board during the beginning of the Meeting or Workshop.
The following seats are up for re-election November 2022:
Lake County School Board
Meetings are on Mondays. Workshops generally start around 9 A.M. & Board Meetings are at 6 P.M.
Meetings and Workshops can be viewed through YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/lakeschools or you can attend in person at the Lake County School District Office, 201 West Burleigh Boulevard, Tavares, Florida.
Contact Information for your school board & district leadership:
District 1: Bill Mathias, email@example.com
District 2: Tyler Brandenburg, firstname.lastname@example.org
District 3: Marc Dodd, email@example.com
District 4: Mollie Cunningham, firstname.lastname@example.org
District 5: Stephanie Luke, email@example.com
Superintendent: Diane Kornegay, KornegayD@lake.k12.fl.us
Florida State Senate
Regular Session 2022
March 7th - May 5th - 2023 Florida
Dennis Baxley (R), Florida State Senate District 13 (850) 487-5012 Senate VOIP: 5012, firstname.lastname@example.org
District Office (352) 750-3133, Senate VOIP 41200
Legislative Aide: Matthew McClain, email@example.com
Florida House of Representatives
Regular Session 2023
March 7th - May 5th - 2023 Florida
Taylor Yarkosky (R), Florida House of Representatives District 25
(850) 717-5025, Taylor.Yarkosky@myfloridahouse.gov
District office: (352) 989-9734
Keith Truenow (R), Florida House of Representatives District 26
(850) 717-5026, firstname.lastname@example.org
District Office Phone: (352) 742-6275
Legislative Aide: Aline Guy, Aline.Guy@myfloridahouse.gov
Stan McClain (R), Florida House of Representatives District 27
(850) 717-5027, email@example.com
District Office (352) 732-1313
Legislative Aides: Jennifer Treiber, Jennifer.Treiber@myfloridahouse.gov
Florida Department of Education
The FL DOE: https://www.fldoe.org/
Commissioner Manny Diaz, Jr
Commissioner's Office Staff:
State Board of Education Members
CLICK HERE to learn about them
Chair, Tom Grady – Tom.Grady@fldoe.org
Vice Chair, Ben Gibson – Ben.Gibson@fldoe.org
Monesia Brown – Monesia.Brown@fldoe.org
Ryan Petty – Ryan.Petty@fldoe.org
Joe York – Joe.York@fldoe.org
Esther Byrd - Esther.Byrd@fldoe.org
Grazie P. Christie - Grazie.Christie@fldoe.org