FEA and Our Members Speaking Up
The response to the recent order from Gov. DeSantis and Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran has been swift. FEA and President Fedrick Ingram have been steadfast in advocating for decisions to be based on science and safety and not anything else. Visit our Covid page for all the latest updates and to see FEA members fighting for the safety of themselves and the students they serve.
FEA update (July 29 update): To comply with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control, FEA staff will be working remotely through August 24. Please frequently check back for further updates. FEA staff will continue to be available through email, phone and voicemail. During this difficult time, FEA is committed to advocating for the wellbeing of our members and students. We will continue to provide you information on COVID-19’s impact on the state of education, notices from the Florida Department of Education, and the end of the legislative session. Thank you and stay well.
Reopening Schools Survey
Almost 50,000 educators and parents responded to our survey regarding their concerns around reopening school campuses this Fall. There is broad consensus that not enough is currently being done to protect the safety and well-being of students and staff. See the results of the survey here.
Teacher Salary Plan
Wednesday, June 24th, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed HB 641 into law. Among other things, this bill contains $500 million for educator raises. We know there are lots of questions about how this will impact you; click here for an FAQ on this law.
Get involved with the movement to protect public education!
We asked. You answered.Thursday July 16 through Monday July 21, FEA surveyed educators and parents to get their sense of comfort level with regards to returning to school campuses this fall.… Read more about this story
Also on this page Full video of the press conference announcing the lawsuit (July 20) Frequently Asked Questions About FEA's lawsuit Summary and text of FEA's lawsuit Media coverage of… Read more about this story
TALLAHASSEE — Along with educators and parents, the Florida Education Association (FEA) filed suit Monday against Gov. Ron DeSantis, Commissioner Richard Corcoran, the Florida Department of Education, the Florida State… Read more about this story
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 nearly 150,000 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: