The Florida Department of Education has ordered all schools in Florida to be closed through May 1st due to concerns about coronavirus. More information is available on our Coronavirus Information page.
The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) encourages teachers to spend the week of January 22-26, 2018, teaching the types of severe weather that Florida experiences. During the week, elementary school teachers are also encouraged to have students create a poster related to the theme "Florida Severe Weather," which should illustrate an example of the natural hazards that affect Florida.
The posters that best illustrate natural hazards faced in Florida will be selected as the contest winners. All entries must be received at the FDEM no later than February 9, 2018. All entries will become the property of FDEM once submitted.
Send posters to:
Florida Division of Emergency Management
ATTN: External Affairs
2555 Shumard Oak Blvd
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Winners will be announced February 16, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact FDEM at Dem_External_Affairs@EM.MyFlorida.com.
Click here for a complete list of contest rules and contact information, which is available at the FDEM's Severe Weather Awareness Week web page.