Florida Schools and the Coronavirus Outbreak

FEA is collecting useful information, FAQs and links for educators, education staff professionals, and other school employees about the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. Please check back often for updated information.

Important Links

COVID Q&As for Florida Educators

Updated March 25; Posted March 19

Read some common questions educators have about Florida’s students, schools and employees during the coronavirus pandemic. We will be updating this list when new information becomes available.

FEA Statewide Town Hall on COVID-19 

Posted March 27; Transcript added March 30

FEA members, officers and the presidents of AFT and NEA (our national union affiliates) came together for a statewide virtual town hall meeting on COVID-19 and its impact on public education. Watch the town hall or read the transcript.

Digital Learning Resources for Educators and Parents

Posted March 24

FEA has collected a number of resource for educators and parents to engage in education and distance learning while Florida’s schools are closed due to the COVID pandemic.

Q&As and Resources for Parents

Posted March 23

With Florida’s schools closed until at least April 15, we’ve collected some common questions and resources for parents — including links for meals for students in need.

Legislative and Action Updates for COVID-19

Updated March 26; Posted March 19

This is a collection of information about Federal COVID-19 relief legislation and ways members can to take action to protect students, educators, healthcare professionals and working people.

Member Benefit Resources and Links

Updated March 23; Posted March 20

FEA members and their families enjoy a robust year-round program of member benefits. See what additional resources our benefit partners are providing to help members deal with the COVID pandemic.

AFL-CIO Survival Guide for Unemployment

Posted March 20

The AFL-CIO, the national federation of unions, representing 12.5 million working people has updated When the Paycheck Stops: An AFL-CIO Survival Guide to Unemployment (PDF, 3MB) to include information about COVID-19.