Our elected officials and other decision-makers can’t represent us if they don’t know what’s important to us. We encourage PTA members to reach out to them to share your experiences, particularly surrounding Florida PTA position statements and issues important to us locally.
Alachua County School Board & District
Office number for all board members: (352) 955-7546
Carlee Simon, Superintendent
For questions specific to COVID, you can include Prescott Cowles on communications.
Florida House of Representatives
There are three elected officials that represent Alachua County in the House:
Click here to enter your address to find out which of them represents you.
If you reside outside of Alachua County, click here to enter your address to find your Senator.
Florida Department of Education/Board of Education
Richard Corcoran, Commissioner of Education
United States Legislators
U.S. House of Representatives
Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott represent all of Florida.
Senator Marco Rubio
Jacksonville office: (904) 354-4300
Washington DC office: (202)-224-3041
Note about contacting elected officials
Please be aware that emails and letters received by legislators, School Board members, the Superintendent, Commissioner of Education, or School District employees may constitute “public records” within the meaning of F.S. 119.011, Florida Statutes, which would require that them to be made available for inspection and copying on the request of any person, except for personally identifiable student information, which is confidential and exempt from disclosure without your knowledge and consent.
In addition, under Florida law [F.S. 668-6076], email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity.