FL Home Educators’ Day at the Capitol! The Ultimate Civics Field Trip

“It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people’s minds.” Samuel Adams

 

Are you part of that minority? Are you ready to ensure your homeschooling rights are protected? Are you brave enough to set the brush fires in your legislator’s minds? Join other home educators in the Historical Senate Chambers of the Old Capitol Building for a day of history and government and let your voice be heard.

 

Date: March 11, 2013 – 9:30 to 12:00 and 1:30 to 4:00
The day’s highlights include:Home Educator's Day at the Capitol
  • Welcome by Sheryl Singletary, FPEA District 2 Director.
  • A Legislative update by Brenda Dickinson, President, Florida Home Education Foundation, Inc.
  • Florida Chief Financial Officer, His Honorable Jeff Atwater, will discuss Florida’s budget and the Viva Florida 500 Exhibit
  • Florida House Representative Ben Albritton, District 56, will share his thoughts on school choice and homeschooling, our voice at the Capital and our responsibilities as voters in the State of Florida
  • Dr. James McClure and Bill Mattox of the James Madison Institute on how to interact with your legislators and how to host your own Town Hall Meeting.
  • A moving address by Beatriz Macia, President Big Bend Tea Party, on her childhood in Cuba, the boat lift that brought her and her family to the United States, and her love for our country. You will never look at you freedom in the same light again!
  • Reverend Matt Hall, Senior Pastor, Capitol Roads Baptist Church, will address the issue of “God and Government: Our Duties as Christians”
  • A tour of the Viva Florida 500 Exhibit by the Honorable Jeff Atwater and his associates.

Space is limited in the Old Capitol. It is available on a first come first serve basis. So be sure to sign up quickly at HERE (
http://www.flhef.org/index.php?option=com_chronoforms&chronoform=HomeEducatorsDayattheCapitol ) to ensure that your seat is reserved. If you want to

come and the Old Capitol is full, other historical sites are available for you to tour.

About 

A homeschooling mother of 5, home education advocate, and former classroom teacher. She is a writer, blogger, and poet. “I just want to encourage, and be encouraged. Inspire, and be inspired. Teach a little, and learn a lot,” is her approach to life.

Lupe Tucker

A homeschooling mother of 5, home education advocate, and former classroom teacher. She is a writer, blogger, and poet. “I just want to encourage, and be encouraged. Inspire, and be inspired. Teach a little, and learn a lot,” is her approach to life.

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