Professional Development - Registration

FDLRS/FIN Crown Local Professional Development Registration Site

Serving: Clay , Duval and Nassau School Districts


LessonPix 8:30 - 3:30    September 07 2022
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
Reading Strategies 3:30- 6:30pm   September 07 2022
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
Writing Strategies Virtual 3:30-6:30pm   September 08 2022
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



4 ESE Recertification Points
Audience: All ESE, support facilitators, and K-8 inclusion teachers with struggling readers
Place: Live Virtual Format via Adobe
Adapt - a - Book    September 09 2022
Points: 8
Presenter: Dr. Melissa Call and Matthew Take
Join this session to learn how to adapt your favorite classroom books using visual supports so all students have access. You must have attended Boardmaker or LessonPix as a prerequisite. All teachers will get a copy of the book "Stand Tall Molly Lou Mellon" to adapt for their classrooms.
Audience: SLPs, PreK-2 teachers, all CSS teachers, SLA/PLA Teachers (if applicable)
Place: FDLRS Training Room - 1531 Winthrop Street
Survivor Sensory Island -8:30am to 3:30pm   September 12 2022
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Learn about student sensory integration difficulties while competing in a variety of sensory based challenges with your tribe.

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
Universal Design for Learning   September 23 2022
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS and FIN: Leila Jenkins and Matt Take
Participants will receive an accompanying book.
Audience: All Teachers
Place: FDLRS/FIN Training Room - 1531 Winthrop Street
Writing for Diverse Learners - 8:30pm to 3:30pm    September 26 2022
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Following Evidenced-Based Practices (EBP) for writing, this training will increase your knowledge of the importance of explicit instruction and word study for writing, especially for diverse learners. We will cover a wide variety of strategies, including strategies for students on access points. Follow us through the writing process and end with using the state writing rubrics to evaluate student writing samples.
Audience: K-12 Teachers
Place: FDLRS Crown_ 1531 Winthrop Street
Avoiding Power Struggles 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm    October 13 2022
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
Disability Awareness    October 18 2022
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Learn about disability awareness and working with students in the classroom.
Audience: All teachers
Place: FDLRS Training Room - 1531 Winthrop Street
Demystifying Data 8:30am-3:30pm   October 25 2022
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS and FIN: Leila Jenkins and Matt Take
Demystifying Data
Data is NOT a four-letter word! This workshop aims to take the stress out of data collection and help teachers create their own toolkit.
In this training teachers will discover how to:
-design a creative data collection process tailored to their needs.
-manage time and paperwork while collecting data.
-select appropriate methods for tracking progress.
-make data-driven decisions that support student achievement.
Participants will receive The Data Collection Toolkit by Cindy Golden
Audience: All Teachers
Place: FDLRS/FIN Training Room - 1531 Winthrop Street
Avoiding Power Struggles 8:30 to 11:30    October 27 2022
Points: 4
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Inappropriate behavior that leads to power struggles consumes too much instructional time. Minor disruptions quickly escalate into classroom battles, eroding relationships and respect. How do you get ahead of the curve by interacting with the most challenging students in ways that will make them want to behave? This training is designed to provide ESE teachers with specific strategies of prevention and interventions that take little time and maintain the educator’s authority and the students' dignity so that power struggles occur less often.

Course Requirements to receive credit for taking this course (points or certificate of completion)
1. Complete all follow-up activities


4 ESE Recertification Points
Audience: All teachers
Place: FDLRS Training Room - 1531 Winthrop Street
Tough Kids Social Skills 12:30-3:30pm   October 27 2022
Points: 4
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
This course is meant to help teachers, school psychologists, school behaviorists, school counselors, school social workers, and other support staff implement social skills programs for Tough Kids. It provides information on how to identify Tough Kids that are in need of direct social skills training. You will be given practical ways to assess important social skills and strategies to structure the data-gathering process.
Audience: All Teachers
Place: FDLRS Crown_ 1531 Winthrop Street
Phonological Awareness 8:30 - 3:30    November 08 2022
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Transform struggling readers into successful readers with this field-tested, evidence-based phonological awareness program. This supplemental Tier 2 curriculum is the ideal way to deliver systematic, intensive phonological awareness instruction to students in Grades K–2, whether they have language impairments or just need extra help with literacy skills. This proven program helps you sharpen struggling students’ phonological awareness skills through focused, small-group lessons that take just 30 minutes each. It walks you through every step, with explicit guidance, suggested scripts, teaching strategies, and tips on what to do when a student is still struggling with a skill. A must-have for teachers of young children and reading specialists.

· align instruction with the Standards

· deliver high-quality RTI Tier 2 instruction

· improve four critical phonological awareness skills: rhyming, initial sounds, final sounds, and complete segmentation

· scaffold lessons and adapt the pace of instruction

· get results without significant time investment—just 30 minutes, three times a week

· enhance any existing curriculum

PRACTICAL MATERIALS: 100+ pages of downloadable classroom content! Game boards, word lists, implementation checklists, and more than 20 sets of colorful picture cards help students learn and retain phonological awareness skills in a fun and engaging way.

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: All Kindergarten to 2nd-grade teachers
Place: FDLRS Crown - 1531 Winthrop St
Poor Students Rich Teaching -8:30am to 3:30pm    November 21 2022
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS Staff
Based on the book by Eric Jensen, teachers will understand the urgency of poverty in the United States and how poverty affects education, student engagement, and academic achievement.

They will learn how creating a positive school culture and a growth mindset for students can be beneficial in overcoming adversity and gain powerful mindsets in the classroom setting to bring change.

Participants work to build effective teacher-student relationships, and help students see achievement as a reachable target.

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
Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Flexible Learning    November 28 2022
Points: 6
Presenter: Call
We all know the ""what"" and ""why"" of differentiated instruction.

This training will focus on the ""how""; giving you engaging and realistic strategies for differentiating content, process, and product so that every student gets what they need.
Audience: All teachers and ESE support teachers
Place: FDLRS Training Room - 1531 Winthrop Street
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