#REDForED: Florida’s Teacher Shortage

It’s time to get serious about Florida’s teacher shortage. Across the state, and nationwide, teachers are choosing to leave the profession in droves. According to the Florida Education Association, as of January 2019 there were 2,200 vacancies in Florida public schools. This equates to 700 more vacancies than the same time last year. According toContinue reading “#REDForED: Florida’s Teacher Shortage”

Political Candidate Information – Primary Election

Alachua County Advocates PTA distributed a questionnaire to all of our local, state and national political candidates to find out their stance on issues important to our school community. Select the links below to learn more about the candidates in each race. Additional information about how each race works is included within the sections below.Continue reading “Political Candidate Information – Primary Election”

Advocates PTA Candidate Questionnaires

Alachua County Advocates PTA (the advocacy arm of ACCPTA) is conducting a survey of all of our local, state and national candidates for political office. Our goal is to determine their position on issues that matter to our local school communities. Their responses will be shared with PTA members and the community at large throughContinue reading “Advocates PTA Candidate Questionnaires”

Alachua County PTA Member Advocacy Feedback

The mission of PTAs everywhere is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children. For over 120 years, we have been the largest volunteer child advocacy association in the United States. Alachua County Advocates PTA is a district-wide group that supports local and stateContinue reading “Alachua County PTA Member Advocacy Feedback”