February 7-9 2018
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This event serves to underscore FSBA’s role as the voice of education in Florida and enhance FSBA’s advocacy on education issues under consideration by the Florida Legislature. In addition, board members can earn up to 9 points in the Certified Board Member (CBM) Program for attending this exciting conference.
To register for the Day in the Legislature Conference, please click HERE.
The registration fee(s) include all training materials, meeting room expenses, breakfasts, and receptions. The online registration fees are:
- Member Rate — $155 for the entire conference and $95 for the daily rate
- Non-Member Rate — $295 for the entire conference (no daily rate)
THE DEADLINE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION IS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2018 and a late fee of $30 will be applied to all on-site registrations.
The Tentative Agenda is outlined below. To access the detailed Agenda, please click HERE. [NOTE: The tentative agenda will be periodically updated so please revisit for the most current version.]
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 — Florida Historic Capitol Museum
The conference begins on Wednesday afternoon with a legislative briefing session that provides up-to-the-minute information and status of the major education related bills and funding proposals that are under consideration by the Legislature. Participants will receive a comprehensive packet of information and resource materials to assist in their advocacy efforts. The legislative briefing session will be followed by a reception. We are pleased that both of these events will be held in the beautiful Florida Historic Capitol Museum.
Thursday, February 8, 2018 — DoubleTree Hotel Ballroom
Thursday morning begins with a networking breakfast at which representatives from Governor Scott’s office, legislative leaders, and members of the State Board of Education are invited to offer their perspective on key issues. This is followed by the opportunity for participants to visit the Capitol, to meet with their respective legislative delegations, and to attend legislative committee meetings. It is important to begin requesting appointments with your legislators as soon as possible.
Friday, February 9, 2018 — DoubleTree Hotel Ballroom
Friday morning begins with a breakfast followed by the Board of Directors’ Meeting.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
101 South Adams Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
The room rate is $204 single or double occupancy. THE DEADLINE FOR RESERVATIONS IS FRIDAY, JANUARY 5, 2018. To make your reservations, you may call the hotel at 1-877-800-2652 and reference Group Code FS1 or mention the Florida School Boards Association or you may make your reservations online by clicking HERE.
If you must cancel your room reservation, before you do so, PLEASE notify Patricia Peterson (at firstname.lastname@example.org or 850.414.2578) so that she can give other conferees the opportunity to book the room.
Suggested Overflow Hotel:
Hilton Garden Inn Tallahassee Central
1330 Blairstone Road, Tallahassee, FL 32301
To make reservations online, please click HERE.
If you have any questions, please contact Patricia Peterson at email@example.com or 850-414-2578.