Governor Scott signed a proclamation designating Friday, February 5, 2016, as Crossing Guard Appreciation Day. Throughout the state, crossing guard programs and agencies held events to show appreciation to their guards.
May 7, 2015 was the first ever Florida School Crossing Guard Summit, held at the FDOT Turnpike Headquarters at the Turkey Lake Service Plaza in Ocoee for a day of learning and networking.
Crossing guard programs and agencies throughout the state held events to show appreciation for their guards on this year’s Crossing Guard Appreciation Day.
November and December were busy months for the Florida School Crossing Guard Training Program! Train the Trainer classes were held in Sarasota, Alachua, and Osceola counties.
To acknowledge superior accomplishments by local School Crossing Guard programs and personnel, FDOT annually recognizes a Florida School Crossing Guard Program and Guard of the Year.