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The Advocate Archives

The Advocate is the official publication of the Florida Education Association. A service to FEA members, The Advocate is published biannually by FEA. Click on the covers below to jump to that issue.

Fall 2021

Spring 2021

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Fall 2021

Cover Story: They love their students — will they stay?

We talk to four early career educators about what they love about their work, what needs to change and what they think about their futures in Florida’s public schools. Rebecca Schempp started teaching the school year that Covid struck. “My biggest thing,” she says, “is to not give up on yourself.”

This story appeared in the Spring 2021 issue of The Advocate

Spring 2021

Cover Story: A ‘rock star’ of advocacy

Now 92, the “Legendary Ulysses Floyd” has been standing up for students, educators and public schools for more than six decades, from the time he entered the classroom in 1958 to the Zooming reality of today. “I can’t see myself not being a part of what’s going on.”

In the spirit of Dr. King

The St. Johns Education Association honors the civil rights leader each year by lifting up students and strengthening relationships in its community. More than 50 artworks were submitted for the…

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Celebrating American Education Week 2022

Strong public schools are the birthright of every American. No matter where we live or what we look like, our children deserve a high quality education in their neighborhood public…

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Cover story: Driving to success

Becoming a school bus driver set Cor’Darius Jones, now the “Mr. Bus Driver” of social media fame, on a remarkably rewarding path.

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While the governor seeks to divide, we seek to unite

Gov. DeSantis continues to show that anyone who is not in lockstep with him will face his ire. Whether the target is Disney, an elected state attorney, school board members,…

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FEA announces ESP of the Year

The Florida Education Association is pleased to recognize Nelly Henjes, president of the Pinellas Education Support Professional Association, as the 2023 FEA ESP of the Year.Henjes brings years of experience…

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Ad campaign celebrates education staff professionals

TALLAHASSEE — In conjunction with the day set aside during American Education Week to honor education staff professionals, the Florida Education Association (FEA) today announces the launch of a new…

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