Who We Are
The Florida Coalition of School Board Members (FCSBM) is a non-partisan 501(c)3 organization, comprised of individual school board members who believe in strong fiscal accountability, parental rights and empowerment in their child’s education, maintaining common sense levels of testing for accountability, and the value of solution-oriented partnerships with local, state and federal policy makers. We work collaboratively to provide relevant professional development to support school board members and advocate for policies central to our core values across the state.
Provide relevant and applicable professional development to make you the most effective school board member.
On the front lines of education reform to support our core values.
Using technology to enhance access to local, state and federal law makers to build more effecient and effective government.
Since our inception, FCSBM has experienced tremendous success with our legislative priorities each year. By maintaining true to our core values, we have cultivated strong, solution-oriented partnerships with law makers. Our advocacy results in kids and families winning.
Continued Expansion in Parental Choice Options
Enhanced Financial Transparency & Accountability for School Districts
Fighting For Kids
How We Work For You
Virtual Learning & Roundtables
Maximizing time and resources through the use of technology to bring you up-to-date professional development and roundtable discussions virtually.
Legislative Town Halls
Have a voice at the table and speak directly with key education policy leaders about upcoming, pending and adopted legislation. .
Broad Network Support
Connect instantly with subject matter experts, policy leaders and fellow school board members to learn and share best practices.
In the News
New “grassroots” Association Formed
Naples Daily News
What our Partners say
“The FCSBM provides a much needed voice for parents and families in education. Always putting the success of students first, the FCSBM is not afraid to challenge the status quo and do what is right.”
– Speaker Jose Oliva, Florida Speaker of the House
“It has been a pleasure to work with the FCSBM. They are a great example of elected officials working directly for the people – specifically students and families.”
– Chairman Manny Diaz, Jr., Florida State Senate
Latest from the blog
Brush up on your Roberts's Rules with a presentation from Amy D. Envall Esq. Amy is currently the general counsel for the school board of Brevard County, Florida. She has been a local government attorney since 2004 representing various agencies. As a former teacher...read more
FLORIDA COALITION OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS APPLAUDS DESANTIS’ SELECTION OF RICHARD CORCORAN FOR NEXT COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION
TALLAHASSEE, FL— The Florida Coalition of School Board Members (FCSBM) congratulates former Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran on being named as Governor-Elect Ron DeSantis’ preferred selection as the next Florida Commissioner of Education. The FCSBM welcomes the...read more
MELBOURNE, FL— The Florida Coalition of School Board Members (FCSBM) is pleased to welcome its new President, Tina Descovich, and new Director, Joe Arnold. Tina Descovich serves as a member and Chair of the Brevard County School Board, District 3. Elected in 2016,...read more
Why Join Us?
Be part of a growing community of school board members who share our vision for education in the state of Florida.
Expand your network and connections, and strengthen your leadership skills.
Enhance your influence through our strong relationships with state leadership, and champion issues important to you.
Connect with fellow school board members, subject matter experts and policy leaders for real-time information and support.
Deliver on the promises you made to your constituents and be an effective school board member.
Strengthening the voice of FREEDOM in education.