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Welcome to the Florida Retired Educators Association

Click on the image at left to read the Spring 2022 FREA Bulletin

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FREA Convention Registration

is Open.

Pension/Tax Questions or Bank, or Address Changes etc.? Please contact the Florida Retirement System: 850-488-4742

Interested in FREA Members to hire or volunteer? 

Statewide or National organization/company? Click button at right to see the rates for advertising in the quarterly published FREA Bulletin. 

Localized organization/company? Please contact the Units in the area you need.  Click button at right to go to the Unit Contact page. (Not all Florida counties have FREA Units-see map at bottom of page.)

FREA Members Continue to Give Back and Enhance the World Around Them!

Governor's Proclamation 2021

The History of the Florida Retired Educators Day Proclamation

In 1979, FREA Member Fay M. Milton of MacClenny, FL began a two year quest to create Florida Retired Teachers Day.

The recognition for the day was first requested in 1979 and a proclamation was issued for the 3rd Sunday in October by then Governor Bob Graham.

In 1980 the proclamation was again requested and again Governor Graham proclaimed the 3rd Sunday in October as Florida Retired Teachers Day.

On June 1, 1981 the proposal was passed as a law that the 3rd Sunday in November would be recognized as Florida Retired Teachers’ Day.   It was signed by Governor Graham.   This particular date was chosen because it is the Sunday preceding National Education Week, which starts the third Monday of November.

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Pension Questions or Address Changes etc.? Please contact the Florida Retirement System: 850-488-4742