For media inquiries about Step Up for Students, the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship or the Gardiner Scholarship please contact:


Patrick Gibbons

Public Affairs Manager
Office phone: 727-451-9827
Cell phone: 813-528-3435


Ron Matus

Director of Policy and Public Affairs
Office phone: 727-451-9830
Cell phone: 727-580-1577

jon-east-for-step-up-siteJon East

Vice President, Policy and Public Affairs
Office phone: 727-451-9819
Cell phone: 727-420-6993

Press Packets:

2017-18 Florida Tax Credit Factsheet
Florida Tax Credit Scholarship – Long-Term Effects
Florida Tax Credit Scholarship – Testing Results
Florida Tax Credit Scholarships – Cost Savings
Florida Tax Credit Scholarships – Accountability and Regulations

3 Percent Scholarship Allowance Fact Sheet

2017-18 Gardiner Scholarship Factsheet

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