March 14 – 15, 2023 at the 36th Annual FSBA Day in the Legislature in Tallahassee |  FOR NEW SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS ONLY

New School Board Member Academy Part 2 provides additional professional development and support for a newly elected school board member’s learning journey. The governance role will be reviewed, and board members will have the opportunity to discuss effective ways of dealing with the public’s expectations. Participants will hear from Dr. Kia Sweeney Scott, the Senior Director of School Choice Services in Orange County about their responsibilities concerning charter schools. Other topics to be covered are the future of education, their role in Tallahassee as well as the importance of civility in the board room.

Contact Tina Pinkoson for any questions you may have about this event.

Want to learn more? Visit our tentative agenda here.

Please Read Before Selecting Your Travel Dates:

New School Board Member Academy – Part 2 is being held in conjunction with the Day in the Legislature and the Board of Directors’ Meeting. Please carefully read the dates and times below before booking your room.

New School Board Member Academy – Part 2: March 14 -15

Program begins March 14 at 1 PM.

Day in the Legislature: March 15 – 16

Program begins March 15 at 1 PM. Registration opens at noon.

Board of Directors’ MeetingMarch 17

FSBA Event Registration

New School Board Member Academy

Member Registration Fee: $250
Non-Member Registration Fee: $500
Member Guest/Spouse Fee: $125

Day in the Legislature

Member Registration Fee: $225
Non-Member Registration Fee: $310
Member Daily Rate for Registration: $165
Member Guest/Spouse Fee: $125

Registration deadline: Tuesday, February 28, 2023 | Refund deadlineFriday, March 3, 2023   | Note: On-site registration will be available with a $30 late fee included.

Register Here


Hotel Information

AC Hotel by Marriott Tallahassee Universities at the Capitol

801 South Gadsden Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301

Reservations must be made via the link you will receive in your registration email confirmation.

Block Room Rate:  $219 | Reservation Deadline (block room rate): Tuesday, February 21, 2023

If you would like to explore other area hotels, we’ve created a list for you here. Local Area Hotels Please be advised: if you stay off property, you will still need to pay for parking at the AC Hotel by Marriott during the event.

Please Note:

FSBA has the sole right and discretion to accept or refuse registration to any Non-FSBA Member for any reason at any time. If your registration is refused after payment has been received, you will be issued a full refund.