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Friday, November 20, 2015

FSCA's Day on the Hill



November 18, 2015 

On November 18, 2015, eight FSCA Representatives attended Day on the Hill. They spoke with Florida legislators about the drafted school counseling bill and the important role school counselors play in the academic success, social/emotional development and the college and career readiness of students across the state.  FSCA's lobbyist Carol Greene led the group and was instrumental in arranging a meeting with the Commissioner of Education for the state of Florida, Pam Stewart. 


DayOnTheHill2015FSCA representatives included (from left to right): Becky Schumacher (Duval), Summer Kuba (St. Lucie), (Brian Richardson (Volusia),  Catherine Bekkedal (Duval), Beth Jenkins (Duval), Jeannie Maddox (Volusia), Alice Mathis (Escambia) & Charlena Durrance (Volusia).  We had a great turnout and were able to have a lot of productive conversations with our Florida representatives and senators.

Florida school counselors continue to educate legislators on the role of the school counselor.  If you are interested in joining FSCA's advocacy efforts, please contact Summer Kuba at summerkuba4@gmail.com.

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