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Legislative Affairs


The Florida Department of Education’s Office of Legislative Affairs is responsible for championing and advocating the K-20 education policies as set forth by the Governor, the State Board of Education, and the Commissioner of Education before the Florida Legislature, teachers, parents, students and all, relevant stakeholders. Legislative Affairs is the primary liaison between the State Legislature and the Department, helping effectively communicate priorities and responding to constituent concerns in an efficient and unified manner.

Cory Dowd, Legislative Affairs Director

Daniel Ellinger, Deputy Legislative Affairs Director

325 W. Gaines St. Suite 1520
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
Fax: 850-245-9667