FL Legislators Advance Bills Expanding Access to Education for Children

Lawmakers Advance Two Bills That Will Give Parents More Options to Quality Education for Their Children

On February 25, the Florida Legislature voted to advance legislation to give students greater access to high-quality education by passing SB 1220 and HB 7067 out of their committees. These bills, sponsored by Senator Manny Diaz and Representative Jennifer Sullivan respectively, expand and reinforce the K-12 educational opportunities for parents to choose the best school for their child regardless of zip-code or household income limitations.

HB 7067 Will:

• Increase the maximum income level threshold by 25% when more than 5% of total available Family Empowerment Scholarships have not been awarded,

• Authorize a student with a disability who meets the Gardiner Scholarship Program (GSP) eligibility requirements, but who turns 3 years of age after September 1, to be determined eligible for a GSP on or after his or her third birthday and awarded a scholarship if funds are available,

• Provide that a student who receives a Florida Tax Credit scholarship remains eligible to participate until the student enrolls in a public school, graduates from high school or reaches 21 years of age, and

• Require reviewing a school bullying prevention education program, climate, and code of student conduct of each public school from which ten or more students transferred to another public or private school using the Hope Scholarship Program in a single academic year.

SB 1220 Will:

• Expand the Florida Empowerment Scholarship eligibility to a student who received a FTC scholarship in the prior year and was in a public school the year prior to initial receipt of the FTC scholarship.

The Senate education bill, SB 1220, has one final committee stop before being ready to hit the Senate floor for a full vote. Yesterday’s House Appropriations Committee was the final stop for HB 7067 and it is ready to head to the House floor.

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Register today for the Florida Chamber Foundation’s 2020 Learners to Earners Workforce Summit taking place in Orlando on June 16 and take advantage of this unique opportunity to hear from and network with business and industry leaders looking for talent and education leaders tasked with ensuring Florida’s students are ready for the future of work.

Are the Kids in Your County Ready for Kindergarten?

Are Florida’s Kindergartners Ready for the Future?

On February 17, the Florida Department of Education released the Kindergarten Readiness Screener (FLKRS) results for 2019-20 that show 53 percent of children were prepared for Kindergarten. The FLKRS is a tool that helps determine if children entering public school kindergarten have the foundational skills that are important as they begin school.

The current statewide score is unchanged from the previous year’s results of 53 percent. To see the FLKRS scores for your county, visit TheFloridaScorecard.org.

Developing these important life skills begins early. If children are behind in kindergarten, there is a ripple effect that can impact their education and future success.

Establishing a strong foundation is crucial as our economy and workforce needs change. The Florida Chamber Foundation’s recently released Florida Workforce 2030 report states that robots, automation, artificial intelligence, new innovations and technology are all changing the landscape of what will be required of Florida’s workforce, and the skills that Florida students will need as they plan their future.

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Florida Workforce 2030, an Industry Roundtable and Survey Summary, along with Industry Career Path details for Florida’s five targeted growth sectors, are available at www.FLChamber.com/FloridaWorkforce2030.

2+2=Pathway to a Career in the Classroom

College Partnership Builds Pathway for Teachers

A partnership between Tallahassee Community College (TCC) and Flagler College provides a seamless path for students pursuing a career in teaching. The new “2+2 for Education” agreement is the only public-private partnership in Florida providing a path for a bachelor’s degree in elementary education.

With more than 2,400 teaching vacancies statewide, this partnership is designed to help address Florida’s teaching shortage. An additional benefit to students is the ability to graduate in four years with minimal debt, and be prepared to go straight into the workforce.

The Florida Chamber Foundation’s Florida 2030 Blueprint goals state that by 2030, more than 60 percent of Floridians will have a high value post-secondary certificate, degree or training experience. The public-private partnership between TCC and Flagler College is a great example of the leadership that will help us reach this goal.

Preparing Florida’s Future Workforce

To become a part of important conversations on preparing Florida’s cradle to career continuum for the workforce of the future, join us on June 16, 2020 in Orlando during the 2020 Florida Chamber Foundation’s Learners to Earners Workforce Summit.

Early registration is now open – click here for information.

Preparing Florida’s Earliest Learners

The Florida Legislature this week advanced Florida Chamber-backed legislation that will create a more efficient and effective early learning system.

A quality early education is essential for a child’s development, and the Florida Chamber has long-supported ensuring that Florida’s future talent has the skills they need for future success.

Thanks to Representatives Vance Aloupis and Erin Grall in the House and Senator Gayle Harrell in the Senate, legislation that continues to improve on the quality, quantity and effectiveness of VPK services for Florida’s early learners is making progress.

HB 1013 and SB 1688 will:

• Expand accountability and assessment requirements for VPK providers, and
• Provide families with more information about the quality of VPK providers.

We’re helping convert LEARNERS TO EARNERS and encourage you to help be a part of positive change. Register for the 2020 Learners to Earners Workforce Summit slated for June 16 in Orlando. You don’t want to miss out.

Florida’s Graduation Rate Hits New High

Florida’s high school graduation rate continues its 15 year climb with an increase of 0.8 percentage points over the 2017-18 school year. Numbers recently released from the Florida Department of Education show Florida’s statewide high school graduation rate is 86.9 percent for 2018-19 –a considerable improvement over its low graduation rate of 59.2 percent in 2003-04.

Continued improvement is crucial to ensuring Florida students have the best opportunity for future success, and to reaching the Florida 2030 Blueprint goal that by 2030, 95 percent of all Florida high school students will graduate within four years.

While Florida’s statewide high school graduation rate is improving, some counties continue to struggle. To find the graduation rate for your county, visit TheFloridaScorecard.org and select the View County Data drop down menu.

How Do We Stay the Course?

Meeting the Florida 2030 Blueprint goal, ensuring Florida’s students are prepared for the workforce and the impact on the cradle to career continuum will be important conversations that will take place June 16, 2020 in Orlando during the 2020 Florida Chamber Foundation’s Learners to Earners Workforce Summit. Registration is now open – click here for information.

Florida Voters Strong on Governor DeSantis, Down on Impeachment Removal from Office, Concerned Most About Healthcare Costs and Finding Skilled Workers

Latest Florida Chamber Political Poll and Small Business Survey Show

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (January 21, 2020) – Governor Ron DeSantis continues to enjoy strong approval ratings among voters (68-18 percent), which is helping bolster voters’ feelings that Florida is moving in the right direction (63 to 24 percent), according to the latest statewide poll from the Florida Chamber of Commerce.

And as the impeachment trial gets underway in the U.S. Senate today, Florida voters do not approve of the Senate removing President Donald Trump from office, with 52 percent of voters disapproving and 43 percent approving.

While healthcare tops the list of issues voters would like the Florida Legislature to tackle this session (18 percent), the Florida Chamber’s Small Business Index Survey shows that job creators are still most concerned about finding qualified workers to fill the 284,800 open jobs.

“Floridians are confident in Governor DeSantis and, while they’re concerned about healthcare costs and workforce quality, support his efforts to help keep Florida moving in the right direction and champion solutions,” said Mark Wilson, President and CEO, Florida Chamber of Commerce.

With the road to the White House running through Florida, presidential head-to-head races show Donald Trump leading Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Mike Bloomberg and Pete Buttigieg.

Here’s how the numbers break down:

Governor DeSantis Approve/Disapprove:

68% approve
18% disapprove
14% unsure

Florida Right/Wrong Direction:


63% right direction
24% wrong track
13% not sure

After impeachment, should President Trump be removed from office?


TOTAL VOTERS:
52% disapprove, 43% approve
DEMOCRATS: 73% approve, 20% disapprove
NPA’s: 50% approve, 46% disapprove
REPUBLICANS: 87% disapprove, 9% approve

What issues should the legislature address?


Healthcare Costs 18%
Jobs/Economy 12%
Environment 9%
Education 9%
Immigration 6%

What’s keeping job creators up at night?

Florida Chamber’s Small Business Index Survey
Workforce quality 28%
Healthcare Costs 13%
Government Regulations 12%
Economic Uncertainty 10%

Presidential Head-to-Heads


                            Head-to-Head                  DEM               REP                NPA

Trump/Biden             49/45                          16/78              88/7                41/51

Trump/Warren          50/43                          17/75              90/7                41/50

Trump/Bloomberg    49/44                          16/75              87/8                40/53

Trump/Buttigieg        50/43                          19/72              87/9                40/51

In addition to measuring where voters stand on candidates and issues, the latest polling results show that NPAs continue to lead in voter registrations. In December, the latest month for which the state has data, 29 percent of new voters registered as Democrats, 34 percent registered as Republicans, and 37 percent registered as NPA – for a total of 50,733 total voter registrations in Florida. Total state voter registrations show 37 percent are Democrats, 35 percent are Republicans and 28 percent are NPAs.

ABOUT THIS POLL:

The Florida Chamber of Commerce political poll was conducted on January 3-12,2020 by Cherry Communications during live telephone interviews of likely voters, and has a margin of error of +/- 4 percent. The sample size included 247 Democrats, 241 Republicans and 120 Others for a total of 608 respondents statewide. The samples for the polls conducted by the Florida Chamber are consistently drawn from likely voters and newly registered voters, meaning those voters who have the propensity and past performance of voting in elections, rather than simply including registered voters.  Voters are again screened for likelihood of voting.

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Established in 1916 as Florida’s first statewide business advocacy organization, the Florida Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business and the state’s largest federation of employers, chambers of commerce and associations aggressively representing small and large businesses from every industry and every region. The Florida Chamber works within all branches of government to affect those changes set forth in the annual Florida Business Agenda, and which are seen as critical to secure Florida’s future. The Florida Chamber works closely with its Florida Political Operations and the Florida Chamber Foundation. Visit www.FloridaChamber.com for more information.

Florida Chamber Releases 2020 Jobs Agenda

FLORIDA CHAMBER’S 2020 JOBS AGENDA

Keeping Florida’s Momentum Going and Predicting 200,000 New Jobs in 2020

“Making Florida more competitive is essential for job and economic growth.”

MARK WILSON, President and CEO, Florida Chamber of Commerce

TALLAHASSEE, FL (January 13, 2020) – Job creators are gathering in Tallahassee this week with optimism that Florida can keep the momentum going, create 200,000 new jobs this year, and strengthen Florida’s economy even more through actions by the Florida Legislature and Governor Ron DeSantis. Additionally, job creators have released the Florida Chamber’s 2020 Jobs Agenda, commonly referred to as the Florida Business Agenda, which highlights where the Florida Chamber stands on key legislative decisions. 

Business leaders from throughout Florida are gathering this week at the Capitol as part of the Florida Chamber’s Annual Legislative Fly-In, and are sharing the Florida Chamber’s 2020 Jobs Agenda which will help create jobs, lower the cost of living and lift incomes – with the belief that Florida’s best days are yet to come.

The Florida Chamber is uniting the business community for good to:

– Lower the Cost of Living,
-Reduce the Cost of Doing Business, and
-Better Prepare for Florida’s Future Growth.

These are ideas outlined in Florida’s 2030 Blueprint, commonly known as Florida’s next Strategic Plan.

“The Florida Chamber’s annual jobs and competitiveness agenda – the Florida Business Agenda – is a set of priorities that will help grow private sector jobs, continue to create economic opportunity in Florida and further diversify our economy,” said Charles Caulkins, Chair of the Florida Chamber of Commerce and Partner at Fisher Phillips.

For the last nine years, Florida has outpaced the U.S. economy in job growth. As Florida will grow at approximately 900 new residents daily, Florida Chamber Foundation Chief Economist Dr. Jerry Parrish predicts that Florida will create 200,000 new jobs in 2020 and that the Sunshine State has a lower probability of recession than last year.

“If Florida was a stock, it would be considered a strong buy. While Florida’s economic outlook for 2020 is positive, it’s not without risks which is why passing the Florida Chamber’s Jobs Agenda is so important,” said Mark Wilson, President and CEO of the Florida Chamber of Commerce.

The Florida Chamber’s 2020 Jobs Agenda Includes:

Lowering the Cost of Living:

Lawsuit abuse essentially amounts to additional taxes on Florida families over $4,000 each year. Florida’s lawsuit climate currently ranks 46 out of 50 in a national survey conducted by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform.

  • The Florida Legislature should improve Florida’s legal climate by passing common-sense reforms to curtail abuse of Florida’s legal system.

“If we make the legal climate so it’s based on the clients rather than the attorneys, I think that would be a better climate,” Governor Ron DeSantis said when the national survey ranking Florida’s lawsuit climate among the nation’s worst was released.

Reducing Florida’s Cost of Doing Business:

Discouraging and anti-competitive tax policies, like the Florida-only business rent tax and lack of internet sales tax collection, make Florida less competitive.

  • The Florida Legislature should advance globally competitive tax policies by reducing the Business Rent Tax and modernizing Florida’s tax code to collect sales tax on internet transactions from out-of-state retailers.

Preparing for the Future Growth:

According to www.TheFloridaScorecard.org, there are 284,800 jobs looking for people and 323,000 people looking for jobs. Finding a qualified workforce is a top concern for job creators. Employers need talent that is prepared to enter the workforce, and Florida wins when we close the talent gap.

The Florida Legislature should:

  • Continue to focus on early learning, talent and workforce shortage solutions. 
  • Continue to support the legislatively-created Talent Development Council to develop a coordinated, data-driven, statewide approach to meeting Florida’s needs for a 21st century workforce that employers and educators use as part of Florida’s talent supply system. This also supports Governor DeSantis’s efforts to have the number one workforce in America.

By 2030, 4.5 million more residents will call Florida home. A growing Florida means a growing need for forward-thinking infrastructure investments in Florida’s energy, water, transportation, telecommunications, agriculture and other hard and soft infrastructure sectors.

The Florida Chamber’s Infrastructure Coalition recommends that the Florida Legislature:

  • Continue to make long-term investments in energy, transportation, resiliency and water policy for Florida’s future.

Florida is currently experiencing a shortage of access to high-value, quality healthcare and that is a problem that will continue to grow as Florida’s population grows. That is why we support expanding scope of practice laws to allow for greater access to care, particularly in rural and underserved communities.

The Florida Chamber’s Healthcare Partnership encourages the Florida Legislature to:

  • Support expanding scope of practice for Advanced Practitioners and allow them to practice medicine to the full extent of their education and training.

“Year after year, the Florida Chamber has been at the forefront of solving issues that impact the competitiveness and future of Florida’s business climate. Our focus remains steadfast in our efforts to be the driving force uniting Florida’s business community for good, creating economic opportunity and growing jobs,” Wilson added.

The Florida Chamber will track each bill on the Florida Business Agenda, and votes will be used as the basis for grading lawmakers at the conclusion of the Legislative Session. We look forward to working with Governor DeSantis, Senate President Bill Galvano and Speaker of the House Jose Oliva to keep Florida’s momentum going.

The Florida Chamber’s 2020 Florida Business Agenda can be downloaded HERE.

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The Florida Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business and the state’s largest federation of employers, chambers of commerce and associations aggressively representing small and large businesses from every industry and every region. The Florida Chamber works within all branches of government to affect those changes set forth in the annual Florida Business Agenda, and which are seen as critical to secure Florida’s future. The Florida Chamber works closely with its Florida Political Operations and the Florida Chamber Foundation. Visit www.FloridaChamber.com for more information.

Probability of a Florida Recession Continues to Drop and New County Data Available

According to Florida Chamber Foundation Chief Economist Dr. Jerry Parrish, Florida’s probability of a recession declined for the second month in a row. This news along with new county data added to TheFloridaScorecard.org are topics discussed in the latest By the Numbers.

Access to high-speed communications is vital in today’s technical economy. The Florida 2030 Blueprint includes an infrastructure goal that by 2030, 100 percent of Florida residents will have access to high-speed communications. To learn the percentage of residents in your county with access to high-speed internet, visit www.TheFloridaScorecard.org.

Registration Closing Soon

Registration is closing soon for the 2019 Transportation, Growth & Infrastructure Summit on December 5th in Hollywood. Click here for an updated list of speakers and register today to hear from the Florida Chamber Infrastructure Coalition, Trade Committees, Department of Transportation Secretary, Legislators and many others on how Florida will need to adapt and plan for Florida’s future.

Florida’s Higher Education System Continues to Lead the Nation

We already know Florida ranks first in the nation for higher education, but did you also know Florida is in the top 10 in the nation for college affordability? The latest report from the College Board shows Florida continues to maintain its ranking as second in the nation in college affordability for public four-year institutions, and for public two-year institutions Florida’s position moved up to the 7th spot.

Check out TheFloridaScorecard.org for the latest College Affordability data, new data on apprenticeship programs in Florida, as well as metrics that impact your community’s economy.

“Our economy increasingly requires employees to have some form of postsecondary education or training. Eliminating barriers to postsecondary education is crucial to supporting businesses with a strong workforce. Among those barriers is affordability, and Florida remains a leader in affordability at its public higher education institutions. Our public higher education institutions will surely remain steadfast in eliminating barriers and preparing future and current employees for the changing needs of businesses.”

Gregory Adam Haile, Esq.,
President, Broward College; Trustee, Florida Chamber Foundation

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Florida Chamber Bottom Line: Florida Polytechnic’s President Dr. Randy Avent

On the latest edition of the Florida Chamber’s Bottom Line, Florida Polytechnic’s President Dr. Randy Avent, explains how the university is helping keep their STEM-trained students in Florida to fill jobs and grow Florida’s economy.

“The average salary across the state [for recent college graduates] is about $46,000,” said Avent. “But students that are in our fields are getting about $82,000. So, they’re making about $40,000 more over their career, and that is contributing to economic development.”

The need for skilled workers continues to be the number one concern among job creators across Florida. This is the 10th quarter in a row that the Florida Chamber’s Small Business Index Survey ranked workforce quality as the top issue of concern.

Get Involved

Is Florida’s Workforce Ready? Talent is Florida’s best economic development tool, and the Florida Chamber is uniting Florida’s business community to ensure Florida’s workforce is ready to meet the future needs. Save the date for the Florida Chamber’s Learners to Earners Workforce Summit, slated for June 16-18 in Orlando. Email Tracey Lowe at tlowe@flfoundation.org to get involved.

Florida Chamber Testifies at Inaugural Talent Development Council

FLORIDA 2030 BLUEPRINT Provides Roadmap for Improving Florida’s Talent Pipeline for a Better Workforce

Florida Chamber of Commerce Recommends to New Statewide Talent Development Council

Tallahassee, Fla. (October 7, 2019) – The Florida Chamber of Commerce today encouraged the new state created Talent Development Council to adopt recommendations from Florida’s next strategic plan – the Florida 2030 Blueprint – as it works to align education with 21st century workforce needs.

“Florida already boasts the number one college and university system in the country, but we cannot stop there. To grow Florida from the 17th largest economy in the world to the 10th largest by 2030, we must ensure that more than 80 percent of Florida’s workforce has essential employability skills,” said Mark Wilson, President and CEO, Florida Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the newly created Talent Development Council.

Wilson provided a presentation with the Talent Development Council today during its inaugural meeting. The Council was established this year when Governor Ron DeSantis signed HB 7071, sponsored by Senator Travis Hutson, into law. It is charged with developing a coordinated, data-driven, statewide approach to meeting Florida’s needs for a 21st-century workforce that employers and educators use as part of Florida’s talent supply system.

To improve Florida’s talent pipeline for a better workforce that will meet Florida’s future needs, the Florida 2030 Blueprint calls for ensuring that:

  • More than 80 percent of Florida’s workforce has essential employability skills,
  • More than 60 percent of Floridians 25-64 have a high-value postsecondary certificate, degree, or training experience,
  • 95 percent of entering high school students graduate within four years,
  • 100 percent of Florida 8th graders read and perform math at or above grade level (currently at 46 percent in math, and 56 percent in reading)
  • 100 percent of Florida 3rd graders read at or above grade level (currently at 58 percent), and 
  • 100 percent of children are ready for kindergarten (currently 53 percent are ready). 

Workforce quality is the number one issue facing businesses today, according to the Florida Chamber’s Small Business Survey. The Florida Chamber is uniting Florida’s business community for good, and to ensure Florida is prepared to meet the education needs of Floridians while improving the talent pipeline for a better workforce.

Established in 1916 as Florida’s first statewide business advocacy organization, the Florida Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business and the state’s largest federation of employers, chambers of commerce and associations aggressively representing small and large businesses from every industry and every region. The Florida Chamber works within all branches of government to affect those changes set forth in the annual Florida Business Agenda, and which are seen as critical to secure Florida’s future. The Florida Chamber works closely with its Florida Political Operations and the Florida Chamber Foundation. Visit www.FloridaChamber.com for more information.

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State Universities Continue Upward March in Annual Rankings

For several years running, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Florida as the number one state in the nation for higher education. And Florida’s lead is widening as news broke this week that several Florida universities continue upward movement in the “Best Colleges 2020” ranking.

Congratulations to the University of Florida for moving from 8th place to 7th place, and the Florida State University for jumping from 26th to 18th nationally. The University of South Florida saw improvement moving from 58th to 44th, while the University of Central Florida moved from 87th to 79th.

Talent is Florida’s best economic development tool, and Florida wins when we unite the business community to close the talent gap and fill the workforce needs of the 21st century.

“There’s no question Florida is a top-tier destination for tourism and economic growth. Now, these new rankings further solidify Florida as the number one public university system in the country – signaling to any potential employers and industry leaders that Florida will have the workforce and talent pool they need to thrive.”

Governor Ron DeSantis

Visit the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2020” guidebook for the complete rankings.

Continue the Talent Pipeline Conversation

Register for a seat at the table for the upcoming 2019 Future of Florida Forum. Florida’s top business leaders, industry experts and elected officials will be there, will you? Book your hotel HERE and become a sponsor by clicking HERE. We’ll see you there.

Investing in Florida’s Talent Pipeline: A Back to School Webinar

Webinar Agenda

Welcome and Opening Comments

Kim Reckley, Vice President Client & Community Relations Director, Office of the Regional President, PNC Bank

Vision for the Office of Early Learning

Shan Goff, Executive Director for the Office of Early Learning, Florida Department of Education

Legislative Briefing

Madeleine Thakur, Chief of Staff, The Children’s Movement of Florida

Update on Florida’s Grade Level Reading Campaign

Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation

The audio recording of each speaker is available below. 

Complete the form below to get a complimentary copy of the Florida Chamber Foundation’s Business Alliance for Early Learning webinar presentation from August 29, 2019.

PRESENTATION: Business Alliance for Early Learning Webinar (Aug. 29 2019)
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Welcome and Overview

Vision for the Office of Early Learning

Kim Reckley

Chair, Business Alliance for Early Learning

Vice President Client & Community Relations Director, Office of the Regional President, PNC Bank

Shan Goff

Executive Director, Office of Early Learning, Florida Department of Education

Legislative Briefing

Update on Grade Level Reading Campaign

Madeleine Thakur

Chief of Staff, The Children’s Movement of Florida

Tony Carvajal

Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation

2020 Florida Business Leaders’ Summit on Prosperity and Economic Opportunity

Did you know more than 3 million Floridians live in poverty? Of those, more than 260,000 are under age 5.

Join business and industry leaders as well as elected officials and community voices us as we analyze a path to prosperity for each of Florida’s zip codes. We will also discuss best practices around the state, how they can be replicated and more. Conversations will also focus around 10 topic areas that the Florida Chamber Foundation’s research shows are: Jobs, Education, Housing, Health, Food, Safety, Child care, Justice, Transportation and Agency-Community voice.

Florida Business Leaders Summit on Prosperity and Economic Opportunity
May 19, 2020
The Westin Sarasota
Sarasota, Florida

To have your logo featured here, click here or contact Aaron Kinnon at AKinnon@FlFoundation.org.

Investing in Florida’s Talent Pipeline: A Back-to-School Webinar on School Readiness

As the Florida Chamber Foundation continues its’ efforts to improve Florida’s talent pipeline, we will begin a webinar series to dive deeper into each stage of the cradle to career continuum. Our first webinar will on our youngest Floridian: school readiness for children ages 0-8.  Mark your calendar and plan to attend a back-to-school webinar that will discuss what business and community leaders need to know about the early learning issues and what steps they can take to ensure our future leaders have a strong foundation.

The Business Alliance for Early Learning Presents
Investing in Florida’s Talent Pipeline: A Back-to-School Webinar on School Readiness
August 29, 2019, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Mark your calendar and plan to attend a back-to-school webinar that will discuss what business and community leaders need to know about the early learning issues and what steps they can take to ensure our future leaders have a strong foundation.

To register, click here.

If you have questions, please email Katie Kiselewski at kkiselewski@flchamber.com.