FASSW Awards Nominations Now Open

The nomination forms for School Social Worker, Administrator and Citizen(s) of the Year awards are available. Please consider nominating eligible candidates for these prestigious annual awards. This is particularly fitting since FASSW is celebrating its Platinum (70 years) Anniversary State Conference this October 17-18. Please check out our website for further details on registration and for the conference itself. All nomination forms or questions should be directed  to the Awards Chairperson, Beverley Wilks. Thank you for your timely cooperation with this matter.




Meet The Board


EXECUTIVE BOARD                                    

President                                        Laurel E. Thompson, MSW, Ph.D.

Vice President                                 Kim Frederick,

Immediate Past President                Freddie Nieves, MSW, Ph.D.

Secretary                                          Liliana Pardo-Posse, MSW

Treasurer                                          Arrionne Jones, MSW


Annual Conference Board Liaison                         Benita Tillman-Brown, MSW, Ed.D. Attendance Symposium                                         Freddie Nieves, MSW, Ph.D.

  • Awards                                                                        Beverley Wilks, MSW
  • Children’s Committee                                                  Sandy San Miguel, MSW
  • Continuing Education (CEU)                                        Freddie Nieves, MSW, Ph.D.
  • Cultural Connections (Formerly Minority Caucus)      Martina Parker-Sobers, MSW                                                                                    (Retired)
  • Legislative/Government Affairs                                 Sandy San Miguel, MSW/                                                                                           Beverley Wilkes, MSW
  • Social Media & Marketing                                         Marva Furlongue-Laver, MSW
  • Nominating Sandy                                                    San Miguel, MSW
  • Regional Board Representative                                Kari Johnston, MSW, LCSW
  • Supervisors/Administrators                                      Dianne Martin-Morgan, MSW


  • Membership Chair                                                 Sandy San Miguel, MSW/                                                                                          Lynette Judge, MSW
  • Scholarships                                                          Amber DeMorse, MSW
  • Student Representative Student Scholarship Recipient
  • Suicide Prevention Coalition                                  Marisa Kinney, LCSW
  • University Liaison                                                  Michael Kelly, MSW, Ph.D.
  • School Social Work Consultant                             Iris Williams, MSW


Dr. Thompson representing FASSW

Dr. Thompson representing FASSW at SSWAA Delegate Conference, Minnesota, July 2016

Dr. Thompson Representing FASSW

Dr. Thompson representing FASSW at SSWAA Delegate Conference, Minnesota, July 2016



2016 State Conference Call For Proposals

The Florida Association of School Social Workers (FASSW) Conference Program Committee is now accepting workshop proposals for presentations at the 70th Annual FASSW State Conference hosted by Lake, Osceola and Polk County School Social Workers. The conference will be held at the Radisson Resort in Kissimmee, Florida October 17-18, 2016. The 2016 conference theme is: SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKERS: ADVANCING STUDENT ENGAGEMENT & MENTAL HEALTH. We invite school and community social workers and professionals in related fields to submit a workshop proposal for participation consideration. Deadline to submit is June 10, 2016!

2016 FASSW Presenter Proposal[2]