The State of Student Mental Health: Insights from your Digital Tools

This morning we spoke with Jamie Gansmann and Kim Bolz-Andolshek of Gaggle. We learned ways districts can support students’ mental health, which has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Gaggle, the pioneer in student safety, will explain how districts can leverage their district-provided communication tools, like Google and Microsoft Office 365, to more easily identify students suffering in silence. Watch…

2022 Legislative Session Wrap-Up

Click Here to Watch the Replay In this webinar, we will provide you with a deeper understanding of the bills that passed and their implications, as well as a breakdown of the 2022-2023 budget as passed. Presented by: Dr. Danielle Thomas (FSBA) Dr. Kim McDougal (GrayRobinson, P.A.) Wendy Dodge (FELL) Colin Kirkland (FELL)    

FSBA Partners with Hennes Communications to Provide Issues Management, Crisis Management and Strategic Communications Services to Membership

FSBA is excited to introduce a new partnership with Hennes Communications to provide issues management and strategic communications consulting services to Florida’s public school districts facing sudden challenges to their reputations and operations. Whether you are a small district, rural district, or a large district with a full communications department, Hennes Communications has an extensive track record…

Florida School Boards Association Recognizes Outstanding Legislators

Two Florida legislators have been selected as The Florida School Boards Association’s Legislators of the Year for 2022. The association is set to honor Senator Doug Broxson (R-1) and Representative Christine Hunschofsky (D-96) “We are proud to recognize Senator Broxson and Representative Hunchofsky for their steadfast efforts to ensure that every student in Florida receives…

Florida’s Education and Workforce Leaders Unite to Address Florida’s Talent War

The Florida Chamber and Florida Chamber Foundation Launch Future of Work Florida Initiative to Connect Florida Businesses With Talent Solutions The Florida Chamber Foundation recently surveyed Florida’s job creators for the Florida Workforce Needs Study 2.0 and discovered that nearly 72% have experienced difficulty in finding qualified talent for open positions over the past year.…

Federal Education Appropriations

On March 15, President Biden signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022, providing funding for the activities of the federal government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and securing historic support for the Ukrainian people (White House fact sheet and Secretary Cardona’s statement).  In the $1.5 trillion omnibus funding agreement is $76.4 billion in discretionary…