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.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Florida Dept. of Education Coronavirus page (includes recursos en español)
- U.S. Dept. of Labor flier on employee rights to expanded Paid Sick and Family Medical Leave as part of COVID-19 relief bill (PDF, 172 K)
- Food resources for at-home students
COVID Q&As for Florida Educators
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
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
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
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.
Member Benefit Resources and Links
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
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.