Disability Resource Expo 2-4-23

The Autistic Disability Advocate & Alachua County Council of PTAs (ACCPTA) are proud to present the 4th Annual Disability Resource Expo, taking place at Trinity United Methodist Church, 4000 NW 53rd Ave in Gainesville. This FREE event is an opportunity for parents and professionals to connect with and discover the wonderful resources that Alachua CountyContinue reading “Disability Resource Expo 2-4-23”


At the onset of the pandemic, Congress gave USDA flexibility in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to issue a number of waivers so that schools and meal program operators could have the flexibility they need to continue to feed children. This allowed Alachua County Public Schools to offer free meals during the school yearContinue reading “CALL TO ACTION: S. 3979 – SUPPORT KIDS NOT RED TAPE ACT”

ACCPTA Advocacy Update: Student Behavior

There has been a significant increase in behavior concerns in our schools across all levels within the past year – particularly in middle and high school. The impact of the pandemic and other factors on mental health and student behavior is causing concerns for our students, teachers, administrators, district staff, families, and the entire community.Continue reading “ACCPTA Advocacy Update: Student Behavior”

Advocacy, School Board’s search for next Superintendent

ACCPTA recently sent this information to the School Board to advocate regarding the search for our next Superintendent: Greetings! I hope you are all doing well as we all navigate the ending of yet another challenging school year. I’m reaching out on behalf of ACCPTA to request that the School Board conduct a national searchContinue reading “Advocacy, School Board’s search for next Superintendent”