Why Everything You Know is Useless When Moving to Florida

By Valerie Iola LaBoy, MBA Realtor® When you grow up in a place, you think you understand how the world works. At least I did. Was I in for a rude awakening when at the tender age of 54, I left the green rolling hills of central-NJ and moved to Florida. Here’s what I learned during Year 1: My credentials as a learning consultant were not recognized in the public schools. I had spent 10 years teaching special needs students in NJ public and private schools, and earned a masters-level LDT-C credential at Rutgers. In NJ, that meant I could...

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