The mission of the Office of Government Relations is to advance Volusia County School’s legislative and intergovernmental policy objectives. The Office provides effective representation, strategic advice, and quality service to the Superintendent, School Board and to our local legislative delegation regarding education policy.
Each year in collaboration with community stakeholders, Volusia County School develops a list of legislative priorities for the upcoming session.
2020 Legislative Priorities (coming soon)
2019 Legislative Priorities
In an effort to assist all stakeholders with their advocacy efforts, Volusia County Schools has created the Legislative Education Bills of Interest Page as an easy-to-use tool to contact elected officials on education issues. This page is updated periodically during the legislative session. Please click on the link below to access the bills that are currently being monitored.
Bills of Interest for the 2020 Legislative Session (coming soon)
Contact My Elected Official
It is important to know who your legislators are at the local, state and federal levels. Now you can look up your legislator by school:
Find My Legislator
Rally to Tally in Tallahassee
During the 60 day session many groups and organizations head to Tallahassee to advocate for their particular issue. In the K-12 education world there is a day for school board members, Superintendents and even administrators...but where is OUR day? A day where the Volusia community joins together to talk to legislators and staff from around our great state?
During the Florida Legislative Session, the Volusia County Schools Office of Government Relations will be joining forces with local business and community organizations to bring awareness to the unique issues surrounding Volusia County, including legislation. For the 2020 Legislative session, VOLUSIA DAYS will be held January 15-16 in Tallahassee, Florida.