Professional Development - Registration


On-Line Book Study - Vocabulary Word Nerds    September 01 2020
Points: 20
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Increase your ability to plan, teach and assess vocabulary based on the latest research. Implement creative, flexible vocabulary instruction that uses a multi-sensory approach. Help students from all backgrounds develop a deeper knowledge of vocabulary and love of words. This course is an online book study that runs from September 1 - October 14.
Audience: All teachers
Place: Moodle on line learning platform
Book Study - Teach Like a Pirate    September 01 2020
Points: 20
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Based on Dave Burgess’ new book, this training 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. Books will be mailed to you before the training on May 21 from 8:30-12:30. To receive points you will need to complete the follow up activity and submit to your instructor. This book study runs from September 1 - October 14
Audience: All teachers
Place: Moodle on line learning platform
Book Study - Power Struggles    September 01 2020
Points: 20
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Learn how to decrease behavior in the classroom- by avoiding power struggles. This course is being offered as an on-line facilitated module. This course is eligible for ESE in-service points.

This course runs from September 1 - October 15
Audience: All teachers
Place: Moodle on line learning platform
Effective Teaching Strategies for the Inclusive Classroom: 5-Week Series   September 15 2020
Points: 10
Presenter: FIN: Leila Jenkins and Megan McMillan
Tuesdays - 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
September 15 - October 13

This 5-part workshop is based on the newest research from the CEC and CEEDAR Center, this workshop dives into the book High-Leverage Practices for Inclusive Classrooms. These twenty-two (22) practices support students learning and are fundamental to effective teaching in inclusive classrooms.

The workshop will guide teachers through creating tools for immediate classroom implementation. Participants will receive the book and other resources to implement in their inclusive educational setting.

Audience: Teachers and administrators working in inclusive classrooms and schools.
Place: Live Virtual Format via Zoom
Writing Strategies    September 17 2020
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
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.

This course will run from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm. You will need to complete the extensive follow up activity to receive all points.
Audience: All teachers
Place: Adobe Connect Virtual Facilitated Live Class
Collaborative Planning and Teaching: 2-part workshop   September 30 2020
Points: 8
Presenter: FIN: Leila Jenkins and Megan McMillan
This is a two part workshop.

Wednesday 9/30/2020, 8:30 - 11:30 am
Wednesday 10/7/2020, 8:30- 11:30 am

This 2-part workshop will explore effective collaborative planning and teaching strategies. Participants will learn how to maximize their planning time and prioritize instructional models based on student need. We will focus on strategies to improve communication and maintain positive working relationships with their collaborative partners. Participants are required to complete pre-work and a follow-up activity for full credit.

Along with many resources, participants will receive either Friend's book Co-Teach! Building and Sustaining Effective Classroom Partnerships in Inclusive Schools.
Audience: Teachers working in collaborative partnerships.
Place: Live Virtual Format via Zoom
Avoiding Power Struggles 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm    October 01 2020
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Join us for a live Adobe Connect Professional development on Avoiding Power Struggles from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Learn how to deal with behaviors and avoid the power struggles that can cause major disruptive behaviors. Must complete the 3 hour follow given during the session to receive 6 ESE in-service points. Link to course will be sent out 1 day before the course starts. Must complete all follow up requirements to receive points.
Audience: All teachers
Place: Adobe Connect Virtual Facilitated Live Class
Discipline in the Secondary Classroom    October 02 2020
Points: 8
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
This course will cover everything from creating a vision for classroom behavior to modifying a student behavior plan as the school year progresses. You will be introduced to key concepts about managing student behavior. How to prepare routines and procedures and plan to teach students how to be successful in all areas. This course will provide ways on how to respond consistently to student misbehavior and to enhance the students desire to succeed. Teachers will learn how to offer meaningful, age-appropriate positive feedback and build positive relationships without losing any level of authority.
Audience: Secondary Teachers
Place: Adobe Connect Virtual Facilitated Live Class
Writing Strategies 8:30 am to 12:30pm    October 05 2020
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
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.

This course will run from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm. You will need to complete the extensive follow up activity to receive all points.
Audience: All teachers
Place: Adobe Connect Virtual Facilitated Live Class
Writing Strategies 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm    October 05 2020
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
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.

This course will run from 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm. You will need to complete the extensive follow up activity to receive all points.
Audience: All teachers
Place: Adobe Connect Virtual Facilitated Live Class
Tough Kid Toolbox 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm   October 08 2020
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Practical techniques for dealing with difficult students at all grade levels. The techniques are designed to reduce disruptive behavior and provide students with behavioral, academic and social survival skills. The presentation will review what causes “tough kid” behavior, how to practically assess it, and strategies to remediate it! An emphasis will be placed on proactive strategies and POSITIVE behavior management interventions such as Mystery Motivators, Reward Spinners and Behavior Bingo to reinforce positive behavior. A link to the class will be sent out a few days prior to the session. This session is from 330 to 6:30. Follow up is required to receive all points.
Audience: All teachers
Place: Adobe Connect Virtual Facilitated Live Class
ESE 101: A Three Ring Circus    October 13 2020
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
ESE 101: A Three Ring Circus focuses on three major components of special education: law, characteristics of learners, and evidenced-based practices. This training is intended for all teachers and paras working with students in self-contained or inclusion settings who want to learn more about the basics of ESE. Prepare to have carnival like fun as you learn more about your students and how to serve them! Link will be sent to email a few days prior to the class. Must complete follow up to receive points.
Audience: All teachers
Place: Adobe Connect Virtual Facilitated Live Class
Accommodations 8:30 am to 11:20 am   October 15 2020
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Join us for a presentation on providing accommodations to ESE students through a virtual live training from 8:30 am to 11:30 am. Once you have registered you will receive a link with log on information. Must complete the follow up to receive in-service points
Audience: All teachers
Place: Adobe Connect Virtual Facilitated Live Class
CHAMPS for ESE Teachers (2 days) Virtual    October 15 2020
Points: 10
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Day one October 15 from 3:30 to 6:30
Day two October 22 from 3:30 to 6:30
Must complete both sessions and follow up to receive 10 ESE points

Design (or fine tune) a proactive and positive classroom management plan that will overtly teach students how to behave responsibly. Participants will focus on Structure in the classroom, Teaching Expectations, Observing, Interacting Positively and Correcting Fluently. CHAMPS strategies will: reduce classroom disruptions and office referrals, improve classroom climate, increase student on-task behavior and, establish respectful and civil interactions.
Audience: ESE teachers
Place: Adobe Connect Virtual Facilitated Live Class
Access Points in the General Education Classroom   October 22 2020
Points: 6
Presenter: FIN: Leila Jenkins and Megan McMillan
This is a 2-part workshop.

Part 1: 10/22/2020 from 8:30-11:30 am

Part 2: 10/23/2020 from 8:30-11:30 am

Students on Access Points are increasingly being included in general education settings to receive their instruction. This workshop is designed to increase participants’ understanding of the Florida Standards Access Points and the resources available to support students with significant cognitive disabilities in the inclusive classroom. Participants will use these resources to design a lesson plan that addresses the needs of the students in the class including students on Access Points. Participants are required to complete follow-up activity for full credit.

Participants will receive Ralabate's book Your UDL Lesson Planner: The Step-by-Step Guide for Teaching All Learners.
Audience: Teachers working with students on Access Points in a Gen Ed classroom
Place: Live Virtual Format via Zoom
Reading Strategies 8:30 am to 12:30 pm   November 04 2020
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
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. This will be an Adobe version of the F2F. Books will be sent to participants in advance. You will need to complete the required follow up activity to receive points.
Audience: all ESE, support facilitators, and K-8 inclusion teachers with struggling readers.
Place: Adobe Connect Virtual Facilitated Live Class
Reading Strategies 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm   November 04 2020
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
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. This will be an Adobe version of the F2F. Books will be sent to participants in advance. You will need to complete the required follow up activity to receive points.
Audience: all ESE, support facilitators, and K-8 inclusion teachers with struggling readers.
Place: Adobe Connect Virtual Facilitated Live Class
Grading for Proficiency in an Inclusive Classroom   November 05 2020
Points: 6
Presenter: FIN: Leila Jenkins and Megan McMillan
This is a two-part workshop.

Thursday 11/5/2020: 8:30 - 11:30 am

Friday 11/6/2020: 8:30 - 11:30 am

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 how to manage and assess student progress along the continuum of learning. This workshop requires pre-reading and response before the first session. Instructions will be sent two weeks before the training.

Participants will receive Rich Wormeli's book, Fair Isn't Always Equal.
Audience: Teachers and administrators with experience with differentiated instruction.
Place: Live Virtual Format via Zoom
Vocabulary Word Nerds 8:30 am to 12:30 pm   November 10 2020
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Vocabulary instruction needs to be incorporated into teacher’s daily schedule and follow a systematic method of helping students experience academic vocabulary and concept words in order 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: Adobe Connect Virtual Facilitated Live Class
Avoiding Power Struggles 8:30 am to 11:30 am   November 16 2020
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Join us for a live Adobe Connect Professional development on Avoiding Power Struggles from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Learn how to deal with behaviors and avoid the power struggles that can cause major disruptive behaviors. Must complete the 3 hour follow given during the session to receive 6 ESE in-service points. Link to course will be sent out 1 day before the course starts. Must complete all follow up requirements to receive points.
Audience: All teachers
Place: Adobe Connect Virtual Facilitated Live Class
Avoiding Power Struggles 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm   November 16 2020
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Join us for a live Adobe Connect Professional development on Avoiding Power Struggles from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Learn how to deal with behaviors and avoid the power struggles that can cause major disruptive behaviors. Must complete the 3 hour follow given during the session to receive 6 ESE in-service points. Link to course will be sent out 1 day before the course starts. Must complete all follow up requirements to receive points.
Audience: All Teachers
Place: Adobe Connect Virtual Facilitated Live Class
Teach Like a Pirate 8:30 am to 12:30 pm   November 18 2020
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Based on Dave Burgess’ new book, this training 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. To receive points you will need to complete the follow up activity and submit to your instructor.
Audience: All teachers
Place: Adobe Connect Virtual Facilitated Live Class
Introduction to Differentiated Instruction - AM Session 8:30 - 11:30   November 20 2020
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Get an overview of Differentiated instruction to meet the needs of all learners in the classroom. This session will run from 8:30 - 11:30 with a required follow up to receive in-service points.
Audience: All teachers
Place: Adobe Connect Virtual Facilitated Live Class
Solutions to Classroom Discipline 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm    November 30 2020
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Learn solution to classroom discipline. This course will give behavior strategies that can be implemented in the classroom to manage behaviors. Must complete follow up to receive points.
Audience: All teachers
Place: Adobe Connect Virtual Facilitated Live Class
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