Florida Association for District School Superintendents

  • 2015 Legislative Platform

    Superintendents want Florida to lead the nation in K-12 education. We need legislation that will give us the financial resources and also remove the restrictive obstacles that hinder progress towards that end.

  • Email Pitfalls Course Added to FADSS' Online Risk Management Training Program

    Florida’s public sector has learned that the convenience of new technology communication can come with a cost. While a misspoken word might be denied or forgotten, an imprudent email is permanently recorded, often costing individuals their livelihood, their employers $millions, and both their reputations. FADSS now offers an online course to train staff to steer clear of this dangerous trend.

  • FADSS Online Risk Management Training Course Tackles Public Records Lawsuits

    Complying with Florida’s stringent public records law is a requirement that all district and school staff must take seriously to avoid fines, criminal charges and significant legal costs. FADSS now offers an online course that will prepare all staff to respond quickly and appropriately to any public records request.

  • Florida Education Investment Trust Fund

    The Florida Association of District School Superintendents and the Florida School Boards Association have created the Florida Education Investment Trust Fund (FEITF). Read more

Empowering Effective Teachers
Read more about our Empowering Effective Teaching program.
Common Core for District Staff
Learn more about
The Florida Standards
 for District Leaders

Events

 
  • FSBA/FADSS Joint Conference
    Date: June 11-12, 2015
    Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, Tampa

Florida Superintendents Support Accountability  

 

Food for Thought....  

Five Questions About Florida's Testing Problems
StateImpact
3/9/15

Florida repeatedly warned about an untested test for students
Miami Herald
3/8/15

Romano: Legislators still ignoring the real problem with school testing
Tampa Bay Times
3/7/15

Senate Takes Steps Toward Fewer and Better Tests
The Florida Senate

Volusia, Lake, Marion county schools suspend FSA online testing
WESH.com
3/4/2015

Column: Getting school accountability back on track
Tampa Bay Times
3/3/2015

An ‘F’ in readiness
Miami Herald Editorial
3/2/2015

Controversial standardized tests debut in Florida schools
Miami Herald
3/1/2015

Rick Scott hears superintendents' testing concerns
Miami Herald
1/29/15

Montford to draft bill addressing testing concerns
Tampa Bay Times
1/28/15

Testing in schools: Florida lawmakers have many questions
Orlando Sentinel
1/15/15

Alberto Carvalho: Reinventing Opportunities
AASA 2014 National Superintendent of the Year

Our View: State testing unfair to schools
Panama City News Herald
10/27/14

Romano: Clean up student testing mess before imposing consequences
Tampa Bay Times
10/25/14

"We should be ashamed of ourselves for creating such a mess,'' Sen. Alan Hays, R-Umatilla, told the Lake board. 

Superintendent: Florida needs to slow down on testing this year
My View column by Bay County Superintendent Bill Husfelt
Panama City News Herald
10/24/14

Why Florida Is Fighting The U.S. Education Department Over English Learners
StateImpact
10/20/14

Florida School Superintendents Ask for Relief in Testing
Tampa Tribune
9/29/14

Make Education a Priority

Editorial, Tampa Tribune

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