Professional Development - Registration


Adapt-A-Book    July 17 2019
Points: 6
Presenter: B. Glendenning
NOTE: Prerequisite: Participants MUST have taken a Boardmaker Software Basics or LessonPix prior and have the software skills necessary to work independently and in small groups adapting a children's book with visual supports and creating curriculum extensions for a book. Participants will receive a book and all materials needed to adapt the book.
Audience: Teachers, SLPs, OTs & PTs working with students with disabilities / State license CEUs are provided for SLPs
Place: PLCC
Advanced Adapt-A-Book    July 18 2019
Points: 6
Presenter: B. Glendenning
NOTE - Prerequisite: Participants MUST have previously taken an Adapt-A-Book workshop prior to registering for this workshop. Participants must also be knowledgeable with Boardmaker Software and/or LessonPix and have the basic computer skills necessary to work independently or in small groups adapting a book(s) with visual supports and creating curriculum extensions. Participants are encouraged to bring their own children’s book.
Audience: Teachers, SLPs, OTs & PTs & working with students with disabilities / State license CEUs are provided for SLPs
Place: PLCC
LessonPix   July 24 2019
Points: 6
Presenter: B. Glendenning
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 leave with visual supports that can be used immediately use with their students.
Learn how to navigate this online tool to:
• Create numerous custom visual supports
• Browse the library that contains 1000's of 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.
• Explore the Sharing Center where all users of the program can share their creations and find new inspiration.
SLPs will earn 6 State CEUs.
Audience: All Teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs, & Paraprofessionals currently working with students with disabilities
Place: PLCC
CREATING VISUAL SUPPORTS FOR CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION and COMMUNICATION BOARDS.   July 25 2019
Points: 6
Presenter: B. Glendenning
Pre-requisite: Participants must have previously taken Boardmaker software and/or the LessonPix workshops.
Using Boardmaker software and/or LessonPix, participants will create visual supports for classroom instruction and communication boards that can be used immediately with their students. Materials used for this training will not be available for any other activity or project.
State license CEUs are provided for SLPs
Audience: Teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs, ParaProfessionals
Place: PLCC
High Leverage Practices in Special Education   July 25 2019
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS / FIN
This workshop dives into High-Leverage Practices in Special Education (CEC &
CEEDAR Center). These twenty-two (22) practices are organized by collaboration,
assessment, social/emotional/behavioral practices and instruction.
Audience: All inclusive education teachers
Place: SCHULTZ
LessonPix   July 29 2019
Points: 6
Presenter: B. Glendenning
LESSONPIX
Looking for an online tool to create specific, customized visual support materials to use immediately with students? LessonPix may be what you are looking for!
LessonPix is an easy-to-use online tool that allows users to create various customized learning materials from any computer.
Learn how to navigate this online tool to:
• Create numerous custom visual supports
• Browse or use the clip art library with 1000's of pictures.
• Upload your own clip art or photos to use with our custom materials.
• Download LessonPix clip art for your personal use in Word Documents, PowerPoint, etc.
• Find ideas on how to use LessonPix at home, in the classroom, or with children with special needs.
• Explore the Sharing Center where all users of the program can share their creations and find new inspiration.
Audience: : ESE/Gen Ed Teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs, Paraprofessionals currently working with students with disabilities / State license CEUs are provided for SLPs
Place: PLCC
Down Rabbit Hole with Executive Functioning    July 30 2019
Points: 6
Presenter: Dr. Melissa Call
This training will give you strategies to help students who may struggle with cognitive flexibility, self-control, memory, organization/planning, and initiating task/staying focused on tasks. Complete your Wonderland Passport as you navigate through the complexities of Executive Functioning.
Audience: All Teachers
Place: SCHULTZ CENTER
CREATING VISUAL SUPPORTS FOR CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION and COMMUNICATION BOARDS   July 30 2019
Points: 6
Presenter: B. Glendenning
Pre-requisite: Participants must have previously taken Boardmaker software and/or the LessonPix workshops.
Using Boardmaker software and/or LessonPix, participants will create visual supports for classroom instruction and communication boards that can be used immediately with their students. Materials used for this training will not be available for any other activity or project.
State license CEUs are provided for SLPs
Audience: Teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs & paraprofessionals working with students with disabilities. State license CEUs are provided for SLP's.
Place: PLCC
Writing for Access Points   July 30 2019
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS
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: Teacher working with Access point students
Place: SCHULTZ CENTER
Boost ELA Skills with Universal Design for Learning   July 31 2019
Points: 6
Presenter: FDLRS
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) has the ultimate goal of developing the self-motivated, persistent and self-monitoring learner that actively seeks out learning opportunities. Participants in this workshop will discover multiple means to facilitate student learning in the Reading classroom through the three principles of UDL: Engagement, Representation and Action/Expression. Discover a variety of no-tech, low tech and high tech means to address all three UDL principles in the Reading classroom.
A fundamental understanding of Universal Design for Learning is beneficial, but not required.
Please bring your laptop so that you can access the different resources will be addressed.
Audience: All Teachers
Place: PLCC
Thinking Maps   August 01 2019
Points: 14
Presenter: Patti Weigel
This is a two-day workshop
August 1, 2019 - Day One – Thinking Maps: Getting Started
October 1, 2019 Day Two - Thinking Maps: Bringing It All Together
Sign in begins at 8am
The workshop is from 8:30 to 3:30
Thinking Maps endeavors to increase student performance by providing specific visual patterns for limitless learning. This training provides a clear, concise framework derived from brain-based research, for teacher, students and entire learning communities to share a common visual language that connects thought process and ideas as well as promotes critical thinking and creativity. These strategies are for all grade levels, content areas and ability levels. Thinking Maps can increase students’ ability to independently think through complex concepts.
All requirements must be completed in order to receive 14 points
Participant Requirements:
1. Attend both days of training
2. Implement all 8 learning strategies WITH STUDENTS prior to the second day of training
3. Bring student samples to the second day of training
4. Upload data into the Florida Impact Database
Audience: All Teachers
Place: Community Room
Escaping the Nightmare through Accommodations    September 12 2019
Points: 6
Presenter: Dr. Melissa Call
Escaping the Nightmare through Accommodations: Use your newly acquired skills for developing high quality accommodations in order to escape the "room". Learn how to develop, implement and assess accommodations that help students access the standards and make positive gains.
Audience: All teachers that have students with 504s and/or IEPs - K-12
Place: TBA
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