It was an incredibly productive Trip to Tallahassee (not a penny of taxpayer money was spent). We were able to meet with Chairs of the appropriations committees of both pre-k - 12 committees.
Past President of the Senate and current Chair of the Senate Education Appropriations Subcommittee; Sen. Don Gaetz
Rep. Erik Fresen, Chair of the House Education Appropriations Subcommittee (Chair), Education Committee, K-12 Subcommittee
We met with several other leaders in Florida Education..
Representative Dr. Julio Gonzalez, an Orthopedic Surgeon, who also sits on Higher Education & Workforce Subcommittee
Senator Kelli Stargel
- Higher Education, Chair
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
- Sponsor of SB 1114 which I strongly support
We also met with, but didn't have time for pictures with:
Representative Janet Adkins
Representative Michael Bileca
Sponsor of HB 143 "American Founders Month"