Fund Our Future Bus Tour
See you at a bus stop!
Starting Oct. 21, Florida Education Association officers and staff will roll out on a statewide, five-week bus tour for public education. We will be on a campaign for our students, public schools and YOU. Please plan to come out and meet us at a stop.
American Education Week
Celebrated annually since 1921, American Education Week honors the hard work and dedication of all those who work in public education. Additionally. the week is an opportunity to gain support from parents and community allies to ensure every child’s right to a free, high-quality public education.
Florida science teacher Seth Knolhoff says if things don’t change in his state, he’s going to have to leave the profession he loves. He and his wife (also an educator) rarely see each other, let alone spend quality time together. They work multiple side jobs in the evenings and on weekends just to pay their rent, and they still can’t afford to start the family they dream of. Read more here.
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Florida Education Association members believe in the bold promise of public education for all. Together we stand up and speak out for student success, opportunity and professional excellence.
United, our 140,000 members make up the the state’s largest labor union of professional employees and are each committed to helping every student unlock their full potential. Here’s how: