Advocate '18

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January 22, 2018through January 23, 2018
Florida State Capitol
Tallahassee, FLU.S.



The Advocate '18 conference will be held January 22 in Tallahassee. Every member of FASA plays an integral role in the legislative process. We encourage you to join us for this event, and help ensure the voices of Florida's administrators are heard.



Book your room at the Aloft Hotel HERE

Our FASA Group Rate of $209 will expire on Jan 4, 2018

*The night of Jan. 22 is currently sold out


Be sure to join us on January 4th at 4:00pm for a Lobbying Bootcamp webinar with former Florida Lieutenant Governor, Jeff Kottkamp. More details to register for the webinar will be emailed to all attendees.



Monday, January 22, 2018

7:30am - 8:30am                 Breakfast at the Aloft (for overnight guests)


9:00am - 12:00pm              Legislative forecast & Briefing

                                  Location: TCC Center for Innovation

                                  In this session, hear from legislators and education lobbyists about the

                                  issues on the table this year and how you can help ensure success for

                                  Florida's Public Schools in the 2017 Legislative Session.  

                                  Speakers: Rocky Hanna, Leon Superintendent

                                  Kurt Browning, Pasco Superintendent

                                  Commissioner Pam Stewart

                                  Bob Bedford, Associate Executive Director of FADSS

                                  Corinne Mixon & Jessica Janasiewicz, Rutledge & Ecenia


12:00pm - 1:00pm              Lunch on your own


1:00pm - 5:00pm                Capitol Visits

                                  Location: Florida Capitol

                                  Please take this opportunity to not only meet with your Senator and

                                  Representative but others that may overlap your entire district. We

                                  encourage district teams to work together and share the message on

                                  issues discussed at the Legislative Forecast & Briefing.


4:30pm - 6:00pm                Closing Reception

                                    Location: Governor's Club


Tuesday, January 23, 2018

8:30am - 11:30am      Department Board Meetings

                                  Location: Aloft Meeting Rooms


12:00pm - 3:30pm     FASA Board of Directors Meeting

                                  Location: Aloft Meeting Rooms


* Attendees can also meet with legislators and aides Tuesday as well.


Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations must be in writing before 5:00pm on Friday, January 5, 2018, to receive a refund of your registration fee, minus a $30 processing fee. Fees cannot be refunded for registrations cancelled after Friday, January 5, 2018 or for no-shows. Substitutions must be submitted in writing.

Conference Registration

Pass Name Description
Conference Registration Advocate '18 Conference Registration is $35 per person.


Event Name Date Time Description
Breakfast at the Aloft (for overnight guests) Jan 22, 2017 7:30 AM -
8:30 AM est
Breakfast at the Aloft hotel before we start the day. Reserved for guest staying at the Aloft on the night of Jan. 21
Legislative Forecast & Briefing Jan 22, 2017 9:00 AM -
12:00 PM est
Location: TCC Center for Innovation. In this session, hear from legislators and education lobbyists about the issues on the table this year and how you can help ensure success for Florida's Public Schools in the 2017 Legislative Session. Speakers: Kurt Browning, Superintendent of Pasco County Schools
Closing Reception Jan 22, 2017 4:30 PM -
6:00 PM est
Location: Governor's Club. 202 S Adams St, Tallahassee, FL 32301