Professional Development - Registration

FDLRS/FIN Crown Local Professional Development Registration Site

Serving: Clay , Duval and Nassau School Districts


Writing Strategies Virtual 3:30-6:30pm   January 11 2023
Points: 4
Presenter: FDLRS Specialists
Based on the book by Jennifer Serravallo and grouped under 10 critical writing goals, this training provides over 300 step-by-step strategies to help meet the individual writing needs of each student.

You will need to make arrangements to have the book delivered to your school or pick them up from FDLRS Crown at John Love Elementary.

Course requirements to receive credit for taking this course (points or certificate of completion)

1. Complete all follow-up activities

Audience: All ESE, support facilitators, and K-8 inclusion teachers with struggling readers
Place: Live Virtual Format via Adobe
Reading Strategies 3:30- 6:30pm   January 12 2023
Points: 4
Presenter: FDLRS Specialists
Based on the book by Jennifer Serravallo, this training provides over 300 step-by-step strategies to help meet the individual reading needs of each student. From fluency to literary analysis, each strategy is cross-linked to skills, genres, and reading levels to provide teachers with “just-right” teaching. You will need to complete the required follow-up activity to receive points.

You will need to make arrangements to have the book delivered to your school or pick them up from FDLRS Crown at John Love Elementary.

Course requirements to receive credit for taking this course (points or certificate of completion)
1. Complete all follow-up activities
Audience: All ESE, support facilitators, and K-8 inclusion teachers with struggling readers
Place: Live Virtual Format via Adobe
Learning Study - Teach Like a Pirate (Book)   January 20 2023
Points: 20
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Based on Dave Burgess’ book, this book study offers inspiration, practical techniques, and innovative ideas that will help you to increase student engagement, boost your creativity, and transform your life as an educator.

Book Study starts on January 20, 2023, and ends on March 28, 2023

Online Orientation at 4:00 pm on September 1st. Details to follow
20 ESE Recertification Points
Audience: All Educators
Place: Moodle Online Learning Platform
Collaborative Planning and Teaching for Inclusive Educational Partnerships 8:30-3:30   January 26 2023
Points: 6
Presenter: FIN: Leila Jenkins and Rebekah Wallis
In this training, teachers will explore effective collaborative planning and teaching strategies.
Participants will learn how to:
1. Maximize their planning time
2. Prioritize instructional models based on student needs
3. Improve communication
4. Maintain positive working relationships with their collaborative partners
5. Determine and document responsibilities for all members of the classroom.

Teachers are encouraged to attend with their collaborative counterparts (VE/ESE & Gen. Ed. partners).
Participants will receive an accompanying book to support the material in the training.
Audience: Teachers working in collaborative partnerships in inclusive educational settings Teachers are encouraged to attend with their collaborative counterparts (VE/ESE & Gen. Ed. partners).
Place: FDLRS Training Room - 1531 Winthrop Street (8:30am-3:30pm)
Vocabulary Word Nerds Virtual 3:30-6:30pm   February 09 2023
Points: 4
Presenter: FDLRS Specialists
Vocabulary instruction needs to be incorporated into a teacher’s daily schedule and follow a systematic method of helping students experience academic vocabulary and concept words to increase their achievement. This book study shows how teachers can incorporate needed vocabulary instruction daily into their already-packed literacy schedule. It incorporates the criteria for choosing words, getting students motivated, activities that can be used, and how they can physically rearrange the classroom so that all the activities can take place. Must complete follow-up to receive points.
Audience: All Teachers
Place: Live Virtual Format via Adobe
Sensory Island -8:30am to 3:30pm   March 03 2023
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Learn about student sensory integration difficulties while competing in a variety of sensory based challenges.

Based on Lauren H. Kerstein's My Sensory Book: Working Together to Explore Sensory Issues and the Big Feelings They Can Cause: A Workbook for Parents, Professionals, and Children. It is designed to be a tool to help parents, professionals and children
themselves understand the sensory systems.

The training focuses on the child as a whole person as we explore sensory issues, sensory modulation, emotional modulation, and the relationship between the sensory and emotional systems.
Course Requirements to receive credit for taking this course (points or certificate of completion)

1. Complete all follow-up activities



6 ESE Recertification Points
Audience: ESE/General Education Teachers
Place: FDLRS Crown - 1531 Winthrop St
Assessment for Inclusive Classrooms 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM   March 09 2023
Points: 6
Presenter: Florida Inclusion Network: Leila Jenkins
This workshop explores ways to support teachers as they move toward successful assessment and grading practices for use in the differentiated classroom. Participants will examine their current grading and assessment practices, learn evidence-based methods for implementing standards-based grading, and how to manage and assess student progress for the diverse population of learners in their classrooms.

Participants will receive Rich Wormeli's book, Fair Isn't Always Equal.
Audience: Teachers with experience in differentiation who are working in Inclusive Classrooms.
Place: FDLRS/FIN Training Room: John Love Elementary
LessonPix 8:30 - 3:30    March 24 2023
Points: 6
Presenter: Matthew Take
Visual supports are paramount in everyday life. Particpants will learn the importance of visual supports for people of all abilities. Participants will then use the online platform, LessonPix, to create visual supports. LessonPix is an easy-to-use online tool that allows users to create various customized learning materials from any computer, tablet, or even a smartphone. This will be an active session with participants working directly with the tools. Participants will create a variety of visuals to be used with students.

Learn how to navigate this online tool to:

• Create numerous custom visual supports
• Browse the library that contains over 40,000 pictures.
• Upload your own clip art or photos to use with our custom materials.
• Find ideas on how to use LessonPix at home, in the classroom, or with children with special needs.

This course is a pre-requisite for Adapt-A-Book and Creating Visual Supports hands-on workshops.

Course Requirements to receive credit for taking this course (points or certificate of completion)

1. Complete all follow-up activities


6 ESE Recertification Points
Audience: ESE Teachers, SLPs, OTs and Pre-K Teachers
Place: FDLRS Crown - 1531 Winthrop St
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