Florida Education Association honors Charlie Christ’s running mate pick
The Florida Education Association is applauding the US lawmakers. Charlie Christ for his choice Carla Hernandez Matz as his running mate.
Christo, who are you? running against the republican government Ron DeSantis For the role of governor, announced On Saturday morning, he named Hernandez Matz as lieutenant governor. The FEA immediately applauded the decision and said it reaffirmed Christo’s support for Florida’s students, educators and public schools.
“We are thrilled with Charlie Christ’s choice,” said FEA President Andrew Super said in a statement. “Carla Hernandez will be a great lieutenant governor for all of us in Florida. A dedicated teacher who cares deeply about children, families and the community.By choosing Carla Hernandez, Christo shows that he cares about Florida students and respects our educators. I am making it clear.”
The FEA joined the AFL-CIO in Florida to endorse Christo in May and highlight his education priorities. The addition of Hernandez-Mats to his team further strengthens the support from the education community.
Hernandez-Mats is president of the United Teachers of Dade, the fourth largest school district in the nation and oversees the operation of the largest union in the southeastern United States.National Education Association Announces support for Hernandez Matz as Christo’s pick Just a while ago.
The former teacher is also a member of the FEA Governance Committee and Executive Cabinet, the Florida AFL-CIO Executive Committee, the Children’s Trust Executive Committee, and the Education Fund Executive Committee. She is also Vice President of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT).
In 2010, she was named Teacher of the Year at Hialeah Middle School in Miami-Dade County for her work with children with special needs.
This is a pivotal time for education, and most conservatives and progressives are divided on where power should be placed. school safetyabout education Gender and Gender Identityand how racism and slavery should teach.
Republicans in Florida have already started digging into Hernandez Mats’ record. The Florida Republican Party released a statement on Friday, lashing out at Christo for choosing her, saying:another slap to florida parents”
within the last 24 hours, Christina PushotThe DeSantis campaign’s director of rapid response shared Hernández-Mats’ comments about the former Cuban dictator. Fidel Castro, school board meeting protesters When COVID-19 lockdowna clear sign of the upcoming line of attack against the Democratic ticket.