Orange County

$105,443,304 in budget cuts since 2007.

What We've Lost

  • Middle school sports scaled back
  • Many annual contract teachers were not re-hired or replaced
  • County level support personnel downsized
  • Monies cut to purchase curriculum
  • Money for substitute teachers cut
  • Limit high school summer school
  • Delay textbook adoption
  • SAFE Program reductions
  • Guidance counselor positions reduced
  • Social workers reduced
  • Many paraprofessionals were pink slipped
  • Elimination of additional field trips
  • Elimination of elementary magnet school busing

What We've Achieved

  • 11th largest schools district in the nation; more schools served by centralized administration
  • A+ rated school district
  • Nearly 3/4 of all schools are high-performing A and B schools (82%)
  • 13 OCPS high schools made Newsweek's prestigious ''Top of the Class List''
  • 674 Nationally Certified Teachers
  • Zero 'F' rated schools
  • 2nd largest employer in Orange County
  • 47,800 registered volunteers from the community serve in Orange County schools

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Letters to Editors

County Legislative Contact Information

Rep. Steve Crisafulli

steve.crisafulli@myfloridahouse.gov
District Address
2460 North Courtenay Parkway, Suite 108
Merritt Island, FL 32953-4193
Phone: 321-449-5111
Capitol Address
402 S. Monroe St., 303 HOB
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 488-4669

Rep. Jason Brodeur

jason.brodeur@myfloridahouse.gov
District Address
Suite 208, 114 West First Street
Sanford, FL 32771-1273
Capitol Address
402 S. Monroe St., 1003 The Capitol
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 488-0468

Rep. Chris Dorworth

chris.dorworth@myfloridahouse.gov
District Address
1055 AAA Drive, Suite 205
Heathrow, FL 32746-5072
Phone: (407) 333-1815
Capitol Address
402 S. Monroe St., 317 The Capitol
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 488-5843

Rep. Dean Cannon

dean.cannon@myfloridahouse.gov
District Address
1992 Mizell Avenue, Suite 200
Winter Park, FL 32792-4117
Phone: (407) 623-5740
Capitol Address
402 S. Monroe St., 420 The Capitol
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 488-2742

Rep. Scott Randolph

scott.randolph@myfloridahouse.gov
District Address
701 East South Street,Suite 100
Orlando, FL 32801-2953
Phone: (407) 893-3084
Capitol Address
402 S. Monroe St., 1302 The Capitol
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 488-0660

Rep. Scott Plakon

scott.plakon@myfloridahouse.gov
District Address
1855 West State Road 434, Suite 242
Longwood, FL 32750-5071
Phone: (407) 262-7520
Capitol Address
402 S. Monroe St., 303 HOB
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 488-2231

Rep. Bryan Nelson

bryan.nelson@myfloridahouse.gov
District Address
409 S. Park Ave
Apopka, FL 32703-5261
Phone: (407) 884-2023
Capitol Address
402 S. Monroe St., 204 HOB
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 488-2023

Rep. Geraldine "Geri" Thompson

geraldine.thompson@myfloridahouse.gov
District Address
511 West South Street, Suite 204
Orlando, FL 32805-2761
Phone: (407) 245-1511
Capitol Address
402 S. Monroe St., 1402 The Capitol
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 488-0760

Rep. Eric Eisnaugle

eric.eisnaugle@myfloridahouse.gov
District Address
2212 Curry Ford Road
Orlando, FL 32806-2422
Phone: 407-893-3141
Capitol Address
402 S. Monroe St., 417 HOB
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 488-9770

Rep. Steve Precourt

steve.precourt@myfloridahouse.gov
District Address
7009 Dr. Phillips Boulevard, Suite 270
Orlando, FL 32819
Phone: (407) 355-5784
Capitol Address
402 S. Monroe St., 212 The Capitol
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 488-0256

Rep. Darren Soto

darren.soto@myfloridahouse.gov
District Address
5425 S. Semoran Boulevard, Suite 1-B AND Kissimmee City Hall, 3rd Floor, 101 N. Church Street
Orlando AND Kissimmee, FL 32822-1751 AND 34741-5054
Phone: (407) 249-4743 in Orlando AND (407) 846-5187 in Kissimmee
Capitol Address
402 S. Monroe St., 200 HOB
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 488-9240

Rep. Mike Horner

mike.horner@myfloridahouse.gov
District Address
323 Pleasant Street
Kissimmee, FL 34741-5763
Phone: (407) 943-3077
Capitol Address
402 S. Monroe St., 222 The Capitol
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
Phone: (850) 488-8992

Sen. Andy Gardiner

gardiner.andy.web@flsenate.gov
District Address
1013 East Michigan Street
Orlando, FL 32806-4704
Phone: (407) 428-5800
Capitol Address
404 S. Monroe St., 330 SOB
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
Phone: (850) 487-5047

Sen. Gary Siplin

siplin.gary.web@flsenate.gov
District Address
1436 North Pine Hills Road
Orlando, FL 32808
Phone: (407) 297-2071
Capitol Address
404 S. Monroe St., 205 SOB
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
Phone: (850) 487-5190

Sen. David Simmons

simmons.david.web@flsenate.gov
District Address
378 Centerpointe Circle, Suite 1268
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701-3442
Phone: (407) 262-7578
Capitol Address
404 S. Monroe St., 418 SOB
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
Phone: (850) 487-5050

Sen. Thad Altman

altman.thad.web@flsenate.gov
District Address
6767 North Wickham Road, Suite 211
Melbourne, FL 32940
Phone: (321) 752-3138
Capitol Address
404 S. Monroe St., 314 SOB
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
Phone: (850) 487-5053