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HCEA Application


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Highlands County Education Association (HCEA) is the association that represents the 800+ people who fall under the “teacher” umbrella (teachers, guidance counselors, ESE support faciliators, content specialists, and more).  We are growing our membership and community outreach, one person at a time.  We are the largest association in the Peace River Basin Service Unit.

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Highlands 2023 FEA DA Platinum Membership Award

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FEA Pres Spar visits HCEA

Contact info

Members in Need of Assistance should contact Jean Federica President of HCEA for further action. You can also email Jean directly at Jean Federico <

3201 Sparta Rd  Sebring


Jean Federico -President

Jean been teaching at APMS for more than 20 years, and active in HCEA for most of that time. She also retired from the US Air Force. 

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Tim Murphy - 1st Vice President

Tim Murphy is our 1st VP and is a history teacher at Sebring High School. He has worked in our schools for 20+ years and is also a US Navy Veteran.  He is in charge of the HCEA scholarship, PD, and acts in proxy, for the president when he is not able to attend to an issue or task.  Tim also sits on the insurance board, IPARC, and negotiations.


Kimberly Henry - Treasurer

Treasurer Kimberly Henry is a teacher at Avon Elementary.  She is the keeper of the books and purse.  She focuses on fiscal responsibility, and creating data used by HCEA in membership drives, PD offerings, etc..

April Clark - Secretary.

The board works together on all functions and tasks of HCEA and encourage you to reach out to any of them.

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