January 22, 2018through January 23, 2018
Florida State Capitol
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
* Attendees can also meet with legislators and aides Tuesday as well.
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.