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How I Got Here and What I’ve Learned Along the Way

May 8, 2023 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

May 8th from 11:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Presenter Bio

Kay Abbitt, Alachua County School Board

Kay Abbitt is currently representing District 5 on the Alachua County School Board. She taught in Alachua County schools for 10 years. She started a company that provided federally funded free tutoring to students in Florida and North Carolina which successfully served thousands of students. With her daughter, she co-founded Boulware Springs Charter in NE Gainesville. This school was recognized a National ESEA Distinguished school in 2019 for gains made by students in the lowest quartile. Boulware has been recognized by the Florida Dept of Education as having high performing charter status. After retiring in 2022, Kay decided to pursue her school board seat to work with district schools.


This year our meetings will resume being in person (with lunch). Our forums are now held at the Aloft Hotel, 3743 Hull Road (behind the Hilton UF Conference Center). Please aim to arrive at 11:30 for lunch. The talk itself is scheduled to begin at noon.

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May 8, 2023
11:30 am - 1:00 pm


Aloft Hotel
3743 Hull Road
Gainesville, Florida 32607
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