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Human Resource Development

FDLRS Human Resource Development (HRD) personnel provide professional learning opportunities to educators focused on refining teacher practice and increasing student achievement. Professional Learning events are aligned to Florida's Professional Development Protocol Evaluation. FDLRS HRD Specialists support educators in their study of effective learning and teaching practices by providing needs assessments, multi-faceted workshops, facilitation of local learning communities, implementation and coaching sessions, and follow-up support. The professional learning activities are offered in face-to-face and virtual settings and feature a variety of training levels including awareness, in-depth, skill development and implementation.

For More Information, Please Contact:

Stephanie Crosier, Parent Services Specialist, Stephanie.Crosier@marion.k12.fl.us
Parent Services Lead Contact, Alachua, Citrus, Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy & Marion

Erika Boyd, Inclusion Specialist, Ericka.Boyd@marion.k12.fl.us
Inclusion Lead Contact, Florida Inclusion Network (FIN), Alachua, Citrus, Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy, Marion

Cindy Leannah, Human Resource Development Specialist, Cindy.Leannah@marion.k12.fl.us
Lead Contact: Citrus and Alachua Counties


Marilyn Jackson Lee, Human Resource Development Specialist, Marilyn.Lee@marion.k12.fl.us
Lead Contact: Marion County and Secondary Transition Services


Michelle Surman, Human Resource Development Specialist, Michelle.Surman@marion.k12.fl.us
Lead Contact: Dixie, Gilchrist, and Levy Counties

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PDA Course Offerings - SY 2017-2018

Scroll down to preview the PDA Flyer and register or click on the link above for a PDF version.

Professional Development Opportunities

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Module Descriptions and Objectives

Facilitated Modules         Independent Study Modules

Note: Marion County will continue to apply the ESE credit for the state course, "Teaching Students With Disabilities"

PDA Course Catalog

Click here to preview the PDA Flyer

Required Virtual Orientation dates posted on the PDA flyer

PDA Courses begin the week of October 2, 2017

If you need additional information, please contact: June.Robertson@marion.k12.fl.us

Fall
2017 Location Facilitator Target
Audience
Register
10/02 -
12/13/2017

Assessment & Evaluation

60 MIP Points
ESE Credit applies
in Marion County

Other districts, please check with
your Certification Specialist

ONLINE

Required Virtual Orientation

Week of:
10/2 - 10/06, 2017

Andrea
Smith
K-12 PDA Registration
10/02 - 
12/13/2017

Foundations of Exceptional Education

60 MIP Points
ESE Credit applies
in Marion County

Other districts, please check with
your Certification Specialist

ONLINE

Required Virtual Orientation

Week of: 
10/2 - 10/06, 2017

Diane
Patchen
K-12 PDA Registration
10/02 - 
12/13/2017

PBS: Understanding Student Behavior

60 MIP Points
ESE Credit applies
in Marion County

Other districts, please check with 
your Certification Specialist

ONLINE

Required Virtual Orientation

Week of: 
10/2 - 10/06, 2017

Dawn
Smythe
K-12 PDA Registration
10/02 - 
12/13/2017

Introduction to Differentiating Instruction

60 MIP Points
ESE Credit applies
in Marion County

Other districts, please check with 
your Certification Specialist

ONLINE

Required Virtual Orientation

Week of: 
10/2 - 10/06, 2017

Gary
Grigull
K-12 PDA Registration
10/02 - 
12/13/2017

Technology for Student Success: Tools to Support Reading Comprehension

10 MIP Points
ESE Credit applies
in Marion County

Other districts, please check with 
your Certification Specialist

ONLINE

Required Virtual Orientation

Week of: 
10/2 - 10/06, 2017

Patti
Weigle
K-12 PDA Registration

Do You Have Questions? Contact the PDA Coordinators:

 
Marilyn Lee
Marilyn.Lee@marion.k12.fl.us

June Robertson
June.Robertson@marion.k12.fl.us

Toll-free:
(800) 533-0326
Office:
(352) 671-6051

FDLRS/Springs offers a variety of online, facilitated and independent study opportunities. As course information and
dates become available, we will post the registration information on our website.
Questions:

Telephone: 1-800-533-0326 or 352-671-6051


AIM (Autism Internet Modules)

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developed by OCALI which focuses on professional development for educators working with students with autism


Classroom Management that Works

A Book Study on Researched-Based Strategies for Every Teacher

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High Impact Instruction

by Jim Knight

An Online Book Study

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Explicit Instruction: Effective and Efficient Teaching

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FDLRS Springs online book study is based on Explicit Instruction: Effective and Efficient Teaching
by Anita Archer and Charles Hughes

Earn 20 In-Service Credits

This course does not count toward the 20 ESE recertification hours


Disability Awareness

This course will lead you through a journey of discovery and exploration. You will learn the facts about different disability categories, including Specific Learning Disability (SLD), Intellectual Disability (ID), Emotionally and Behaviorally Disturbed (EBD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Speech and Language, and Orthopedically Impaired. There will be simulations for you to learn about what it is like to have a disability and what challenges individuals with disabilities face every day. Assignments will be required for completion of this course.

Earn 8 In-service Points Toward ESE Credit

This course counts toward ESE credit in the following districts: Marion, Citrus, Dixie, Gilchrist, and Levy.
Other Districts, please check with your district Certification Specialist.

Target Audience: All administrators, teachers, and support staff


Standing Up for Me!

This online training is sponsored by FDLRS Springs and Project 10 Transition Education Network

This course is worth 8 ESE in-service credits

The Standing Up for Me curriculum was developed in Florida and designed to advance the self-determination and self-advocacy skills of youth in Exceptional Student Education (ESE). The revised version of this curriculum covers the primary, intermediate, middle and high school grades. This curriculum includes classroom materials, activities, and evaluations.

Target Audience: Teachers who are responsible for teaching curriculum to students with disabilities. Self-contained and resource teachers will be given first priority.


Strategic Instruction Model (SIM)

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FDLRS Administration Project
Florida SIM® Initiative

At the request of the Florida Department of Education, Bureau of Exceptional Student Education and Student Services (BEESS), the FDLRS Administration Project has assumed responsibility for working with Florida's SIM Professional Developers to coordinate the SIM Initiative in the Sunshine State. We are privileged to have the opportunity to work with these committed educators. For more information about the Strategic Instruction Model in Florida, please visit the following website: http://www.fdlrs.org/statewidepd/sim.html.


 Below are specific topics and services offered by FDLRS Springs. If you are interested in learning more about one of these topics or want to request a specific training or service, please contact your district’s lead (HRD) Learning Resource Specialist listed above.

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