Professional Development - Registration

FDLRS/FIN Crown Local Professional Development Registration Site

Serving: Clay , Duval and Nassau School Districts


LessonPix Virtual Class - 4:30 to 7:30   April 15 2021
Points: 6
Presenter: Patti Weigel
LessonPix is an easy-to-use online tool that allows users to create various customized learning materials from any computer, tablet or even a smart phone. 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.

6 ESE Recertification Points
Audience: ESE Teachers, SLPs, OTs and Pre-K Teachers
Place: Online Virtual Class
LessonPix Virtual Class - 8:00am to 11:00am    April 16 2021
Points: 6
Presenter: Patti Weigel
LessonPix is an easy-to-use online tool that allows users to create various customized learning materials from any computer, tablet or even a smart phone. 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.

6 ESE Recertification Points
Audience: ESE Teachers, SLPs, OTs and Pre-K Teachers
Place: Online Virtual Class
Writing for Students on Access Points Virtual Class - 8:00am to 11:00am    April 19 2021
Points: 6
Presenter: Patti Weigel
Every student can write!  Little skeptical?  Well, bring your challenges and this workshop will help you identify barriers and provide solutions for our most challenging population: students on Access Points.  Participants in this workshop will look at writing in a variety of forms with the focus on Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities and on Access Points.  We will consider students that struggle to physically write as well as those that struggle to communicate.  Each of these students CAN write with your help.  Come prepared to discuss your students’ needs and find some solutions to help them succeed. 
Audience: K-12 Teachers that are currently working with student with cognitive disabilities and on Access Points
Place: Online Virtual Class
Writing for Students on Access Points Virtual Class - 4:30pm to 7:30pm    April 20 2021
Points: 6
Presenter: Patti Weigel
Every student can write!  Little skeptical?  Well, bring your challenges and this workshop will help you identify barriers and provide solutions for our most challenging population: students on Access Points.  Participants in this workshop will look at writing in a variety of forms with the focus on Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities and on Access Points.  We will consider students that struggle to physically write as well as those that struggle to communicate.  Each of these students CAN write with your help.  Come prepared to discuss your students’ needs and find some solutions to help them succeed.  
Audience: K-12 Teachers that are currently working with student with cognitve disabilites and on Access Points
Place: Online Virtual Class
ASD in the Classroom: Behavior - 4 week online course   April 26 2021
Points: 25
Presenter: Patti Weigel
Individuals with autism struggle with behavior that is considered socially appropriate. These behaviors can include a difficulty to look people in the eye, repetitive patterns of behavior, difficulty when their schedules change, etc.

In this course participants will use materials from Understood.org and OCALI modules to dive into the relationship of autism and behavior with some helpful strategies and techniques. Learn at your own pace, the course will be open for four weeks.

After completing the core material for this course, participants will have the option to deepen their knowledge base and earn more ESE recertification points by completing additional modules.

Course DatesApril 26th to May 25th

Online Course Orientation Meeting: Tuesday, April 27th at 5:00pm

ESE RECERTIFICATION POINTS: 8 to 25 points
Audience: All Teachers
Place: Moodle Online Learning Management System
Reading Strategies 8:30am -11:30am   April 28 2021
Points: 4
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. 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: Virtual
Writing Strategies 12:30pm to 3:30 pm    April 28 2021
Points: 4
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. 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: virtual
ASD in the Classroom: Social Interactions- 4 week online course   May 11 2021
Points: 23
Presenter: Patti Weigel
How we get along with others and maintain healthy, lasting relationships are social interactions that many of our students on the autism spectrum struggle with. Social skills require flexibility and being able to adjust to situations as they occur.

Participants in this course will explore an overview of Social Skills as well as a variety of strategies and techniques to help individuals with autism to navigate the social world around them.

The materials from this course have been provided through the Internet Autism Modules from OCALI and articles from Understood.org

Course opens on May 11th and closes on June 9th
Online Orientation meeting on May 11th at 5:00

ESE RECERTIFICATION POINTS: 8 to 23 points

After completing the core material for this course, participants will have the option to deepen their knowledge base and earn more ESE recertification points by completing additional modules within the online format for a possible total of 21 points
Audience: All teachers
Place: Moodle Online Learning Platform
LessonPix Virtual Class - 4:30 to 7:30   May 11 2021
Points: 6
Presenter: Patti Weigel
LessonPix is an easy-to-use online tool that allows users to create various customized learning materials from any computer, tablet or even a smart phone. 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.

6 ESE Recertification Points
Audience: ESE Teachers, SLPs, OTs and Pre-K Teachers
Place: Online Virtual Class
Access Points in the General Education Classroom   May 13 2021
Points: 6
Presenter: Leila Jenkins and Dr. Megan McMillan
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 following Florida Standards as well as students with significant cognitive disabilities on Access Points.
The Florida Inclusion Network facilitators employ dynamic design for virtual learning to maximize engagement and learning. The training will take place on Zoom from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Participants will receive Patti Ralabate's book Your UDL Lesson Planner: The Step-by-Step Guide for Teaching All Learners.
Audience: General Education teachers and Support Facilitators working with students on Access Point standards in inclusive settings
Place: Live Virtual Format via Zoom from 8-3
LessonPix Virtual Class - 8:00am to 11:00am    May 13 2021
Points: 6
Presenter: Patti Weigel
LessonPix is an easy-to-use online tool that allows users to create various customized learning materials from any computer, tablet or even a smart phone. 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.

6 ESE Recertification Points
Audience: ESE Teachers, SLPs, OTs and Pre-K Teachers
Place: Online Virtual Class
Recognizing Autism - 4 week online course   May 19 2021
Points: 20
Presenter: Patti Weigel
According to the Centers for Disease Control, autism affects an estimated 1 in 54 children in the United States (CDC, 2020). Autism can be a range of conditions that are identified by challenges with social skills, limited or non-verbal communication, repetitive behaviors, and speech.

In this course participants will use materials from Understood.org and OCALI modules to dive into different aspects that define Autism Spectrum Disorder. Learn at your own pace, the course will be open for four weeks.

After completing the core material for this course, participants will have the option to deepen their knowledge base and earn more ESE recertification points by completing additional modules.

Course Dates: May 19th to June 16th

Online Course Orientation Meeting:May 20th at 5:00pm
Audience: All teachers
Place: Moodle Online Learning Platform
ASD in the Classroom: Communication - 4 week online course   May 19 2021
Points: 23
Presenter: Patti Weigel
Communication skills vary with individuals along the autism spectrum. Communication skills can range from non-verbal to true communicators. Remember an important note that the ability to speak doesn’t mean they can communicate. Participants in this course will look at multiple aspects of communication including strategies and techniques that can be used to increase communication skills.

The materials from this course have been provided through the Internet Autism Modules from OCALI and articles from Understood.org . Learn at your own pace, the course will be open for four weeks.

After completing the core material for this course, participants will have the option to deepen their knowledge base and earn more ESE recertification points by completing additional modules.

Course Dates: May 19th to June 16th
Online Course Orientation Meeting: May 20th at 5:00
Audience: All teachers
Place: Moodle Online Learning Platform
Effective Teaching Strategies for the Inclusive Classroom: 4-part series   June 14 2021
Points: 8
Presenter: Leila Jenkins and Dr. Megan McMillan
June 14-June 17, 2021
9-11 am on Zoom

This 4-part series 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.

The Florida Inclusion Network facilitators employ dynamic design for virtual learning to maximize engagement and learning. The training will take place on Zoom from 9 a.m. -11 a.m. each day.

Participants will receive the book, High-Leverage Practices for Inclusive Classrooms.
Audience: Teachers working in inclusive classrooms
Place: Live Virtual Format via Zoom
Grading and Assessment for Inclusive Classrooms   July 29 2021
Points: 6
Presenter: Leila Jenkins and Dr. Megan McMillan
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.
The Florida Inclusion Network facilitators employ dynamic design for virtual learning to maximize engagement and learning. The training will take place on Zoom from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Participants will receive Rich Wormeli's book, Fair Isn't Always Equal.
Audience: Teachers working, grading, and assessing in inclusive classrooms.
Place: Live Virtual Format via Zoom from 8-3
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