Legislative Affairs


Mission

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.

Bethany Swonson, Deputy Chief of Staff

Elizabeth Moya, Director of Legislative Affairs

Jared Ochs, Director of Legislative Affairs

325 W. Gaines St. Suite 1520
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400
Phone: 850-245-5037
Fax: 850-245-9667
Legislation@fldoe.org