Advocate Conference


February 4-5, 2019



Aloft Tallahassee Downtown
200 N Monroe St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301


The Advocate '19 conference will be held February 4th 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.


Hotel Reservations:

Aloft Tallahassee Downtown


Our FASA Group Rate of $159 will expire on January 4, 2019.

The block of rooms reserved for our legislative days is now full for Monday night.  There are still limited rooms available under the block for Sunday and Tuesday night.  If you call the hotel directly, ask for Kara Byrd, she can help make a reservation for you where you qualify for the discounted rate for Sunday and Tuesday.  You can reach her directly at 850.577.5904.

Overflow Hotels 

Hotel Duval
Double Tree 
Four Points Sheraton 
Governor’s Inn


Online registration is now closed. Please bring THIS FORM to the Registration Desk at City Hall to register onsite.




Monday, February 4th, 2019


11:00am - 3:30pm

FASA Board of Directors Meeting

               Location: Aloft Meeting Rooms

3:30pm - 5:30pm

Department Board Meetings

                FAEMSP Location Aloft Tactic 2

                FASSP Location Aloft Tactic 1

                FSAA Location Sniffen & Spellman Conference Room

                FAISA Location Rutledge Ecenia Conference Room

                FAPA Location Hancock Bank Conference Room

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019


7:00am - 8:00am

Breakfast at the Aloft (for overnight guests)

8:30am - 12:00pm

Legislative forecast and breifing: 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.

Featured Speakers: Diana Greene, Duval County Superintendent

Corinne Mixon & Jessica Janasiewicz, Rutledge & Ecenia


                Location: City Hall Chambers


12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch on your own

1:00pm - 5:00pm

Capitol Visits: 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.

                Location: Florida Capitol


4:30pm - 6:00pm

Closing Reception

                Location: The Private Rooms at Andrew's


Business Alliance Members:
Looking to Sponsor at the Advocate '19 Conference? Contact Heather Bernier or call the office at 850.224.3626.