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FDLRS 09-10 Training Calendar

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									                                    FDLRS Miccosukee 2009-2010 Training Calendar

        September
Title of Workshop      Date/s                       Description                                      Audience                    Location          Time
TEACH (TACT)        Sept. 8 & 9   This course provides participants with          Leon Teachers, Paraprofessionals, School     Chaires          3:00 –
Training            (Refresher    strategies to safely handle individuals that    Administrators and Behavioral Specialists.   Elementary       6:00
                    folks need to exhibit challenging behavior. Participants      Participants must call FDLRS/Miccosukee at
                    only attend   who are in settings in which students are       487-2630 to check on available slots.
                    Sept. 9)      more likely to exhibit challenging behaviors
                                  and where other staff members at the site are
                                  trained in TEACH should consider attending
                                  this training.
Training for Bus    Sept. 9-10    This two, 3 hour training module is             Leon County Bus Drivers and Bus Assistants   Leon County      9:30 –
Drivers and Bus                   specifically designed for bus drivers and bus                                                Transportation   12:30
Assistants                        assistants to provide them with knowledge                                                    Training
                                  and skills to assist them in dealing with ESE                                                Room
                                  students on their bus.
Matrix Training     Sept. 10      This training is required for all ESE           ESE Teachers only                            FDLRS            4:00 –
                                  teachers. Content includes a complete                                                        In-Service       7:00
                                  review of the five levels and five domains                                                   Classroom
                                  and how the IEP impacts the level of
                                  service. Participants use an IEP and practice
                                  filling out a matrix form.
TEACH (TACT)        Sept. 14 &    This course provides participants with          Leon Teachers, Paraprofessionals, School     Springwood       3:00 –
Training            21            strategies to safely handle individuals that    Administrators and Behavioral Specialists.   Elementary       6:00
                    (Refresher    exhibit challenging behavior. Participants      Participants must call FDLRS/Miccosukee at
                    folks need to who are in settings in which students are       487-2630 to check on available slots.
                    only attend   more likely to exhibit challenging behaviors
                    Sept. 14)     and where other staff members at the site are
                                  trained in TEACH should consider attending
                                  this training.
Parents ‘R’ US      Sept. 15      This training opportunity provides parents      Parents/Family Members and individuals       Taylor County    11:30 –
                                  and individuals working with parents an         working with parents.                        PreK             12:30
                                  opportunity to listen to information on a                                                    Media Center
                                  variety of topics targeted to enhance
                                  parenting skills while enjoy lunch and
                                  networking with others. Topic: Building the
                                  Home/School Connection
        FDLRS Miccosukee 09-10 Training Calendar

CPI Refresher      Sept. 15    This course provides a review of the               Gadsden County Teachers, Paraprofessionals,    Gadsden        12:00 –
                               required components within the Nonviolent          School Administrators, and Behavioral          County         3:00
                               Crisis Intervention Course in order to             Specialists that have successfully completed   Location TBD
                               maintain certification.                            an initial CPI course within the past 12
                                                                                  months.
Unique Learning    Sept. 15    The Unique Learning System is a                    ESE teachers who will be using Unique in       FDLRS          4:00 –
System                         comprehensive, computer-based program              their classroom during the 2009-10 school      Computer Lab   6:00
                               designed for students with significant             year.
                               disabilities. This workshop will include a
                               general overview of the program as well as a
                               more in-depth look at the various
                               components.
Comprehensive      Sept. 15    A series of Adobe CONNECT meetings                 Identified teams- must have had previous       FDLRS          9:30 –
Literacy CONNECT   Oct. 27     with Dr. Karen Erickson are scheduled              professional development with comprehensive    In-Service     11:00
                   Dec. 16     throughout the year. Monthly meetings are          literacy. This is a follow-up piece.           Classroom
                   Jan. 12     for a specific focus topic and group.
                   Feb. 16
                   Mar. 16
                   Apr. 6
                   May 18
                   June 1
Unique Learning    Sept. 16    The Unique Learning System is a                    ESE teachers who will be using Unique in       FDLRS          3:00 –
System                         comprehensive, computer-based program              their classroom during the 2009-10 school      Computer Lab   5:00
                               designed for students with significant             year.
                               disabilities. This workshop will include a
                               general overview of the program as well as a
                               more in-depth look at the various
                               components.
Disability         Sept. 17    Florida Statute designates the first two           School personnel representative appointed to   Howell         9:00 –
Awareness Train-               weeks in October as “Disability History and        train staff upon return                        Teaching &     11:00
the-Trainer                    Awareness” weeks. This workshop will                                                              Learning
                               provide activities and resources to help                                                          Training
                               schools expand students’ knowledge,                                                               Room
                               understanding and awareness of individuals
                               with disabilities, the history of disability and
                               the disability rights movement.


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Big Bend Transition   Sept. 17      This meeting is open to anyone in the Big       All persons within the Big Bend Area that are       FDLRS           9:00 –
Council Meeting                     Bend Area that is invested in Transition        interested in the area of transition services for   In-Service      11:00
(BBTC)                              Services for students with disabilities.        individuals with disabilities.                      Classroom
Surrogate Parent      Sept. 18      This training will provide individuals that     Individuals must be US citizens in the state of     FDLRS           10:00 –
Training                            wish to serve as a Surrogate Parent with the    Florida, at least 18 years of age, and are not      In-Service      12:00
                                    information they need to represent an ESE       currently working for the local school board or     Classroom
                                    student in educationally related matters.       any agency involved in the education or care
                                                                                    of the child can attend the training.
FCAT                  Sept. 21      Not all technology needs to be expensive or     ESE & General Ed. Teachers, Guidance                FDLRS           4:00 –
Accommodations/                     complicated to use. The LoTTIE (Low Tech        Counselors, District Staff, Parent/Family           AT Lab          6:00
Modifications –                     Tools for Inclusive Education) Kit contains     Members
LoTTIE Kit                          over 50 low-tech tools that can be used with
                                    students of all ages to increase independence
                                    and performance in the areas of reading,
                                    writing, math, and study skills. This
                                    workshop will demonstrate these tools and
                                    share which ones have been approved by the
                                    Florida Department of Education as
                                    accommodations for use on the FCAT.
CPI Initial           Sept. 21-23 This course provides participants with            Leon County Teachers, Paraprofessionals,            Montford        4:00 –
                                    strategies to safely handle individuals in a    School Administrators, and Behavioral               Middle School   7:00
                                    crisis situation and provides strategies to     Specialists
                                    prevent a crisis from occurring.
CPI Initial           Sept. 21-22 This course provides participants with            Gadsden County Teachers, Paraprofessionals,         Gadsden         12:00 –
                      & 24          strategies to safely handle individuals in a    School Administrators, and Behavioral               County          3:00
                                    crisis situation and provides strategies to     Specialists.                                        Location TBD
                                    prevent a crisis from occurring.
TEACH (TACT)          Sept. 21 &    This course provides participants with          Leon Teachers, Paraprofessionals, School            Sullivan        3:00 –
Training              23            strategies to safely handle individuals that    Administrators and Behavioral Specialists.          Elementary      6:00
                      (Refresher    exhibit challenging behavior. Participants      Participants must call FDLRS/Miccosukee at
                      folks need to who are in settings in which students are       487-2630 to check on available slots.
                      only attend   more likely to exhibit challenging behaviors
                      Sept. 23)     and where other staff members at the site are
                                    trained in TEACH should consider attending
                                    this training.


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CPI Refresher         Sept. 23   This course provides a review of the              Leon County Teachers, Paraprofessionals,       Montford        4:00 –
                                 required components within the Nonviolent         School Administrators, and Behavioral          Middle School   7:00
                                 Crisis Intervention Course in order to            Specialists that have successfully completed
                                 maintain certification.                           an initial CPI course within the past 12
                                                                                   months.
Training for Bus      Sept. 23   This session will provide the knowledge and       Wakulla County Bus Drivers and Bus             Wakulla         9:30 –
Drivers and Bus                  skills needed to assist participants in dealing   Assistants                                     Educational     11:30
Assistants                       with ESE students on their bus.                                                                  Center
SEE (Supporting       Sept. 23   This is the first in a series of workshops will   PreK ESE & General Ed. Teachers, SLPs,         FDLRS           3:30 –
Early Education)                 provide participants with a variety of            Paraprofessionals & Parents/Family Members     AT Lab &        6:00
with AT                          Assistive Technology tools that can be used                                                      Computer Lab
                                 with young children with disabilities to
                                 increase participation in their natural
                                 environments.
Regional LATS         Sept. 25   Regional LATS & Techs Training on                 Region 1 LATS and Techs                        Howell          8:00 –
Training and                     Accessible Instructional Materials                                                               Teaching &      3:00
Meeting                                                                                                                           Learning
                                                                                                                                  Training
                                                                                                                                  Room
Step Up To Writing    Sept. 29   Follow-up (Part 1) to the Tips and                Gadsden/Leon Teachers that attended the Step   FDLRS           4:15 –
(Follow-Up)                      Techniques for Improving Students’ Writing        Up To Writing Session with Camille Park        In-Service      5:45
                                 Skills session that occurred during the           during the Extreme ESE Teacher Institute       Classroom
                                 Gadsden/Leon Extreme ESE Teacher
                                 Institute.
Terrific Technology   Sept. 29   FDLRS will provide materials to assist            ESE & General Ed. Teachers,                    FDLRS           3:00 –
Tuesdays: Hands-                 participants with developing and designing        Paraprofessionals, SLPs, & Parents/Family      In-Service      6:00
On Lab                           hands-on learning activities/materials to         Members                                        Classroom &
                                 support classroom instruction. Resources                                                         AT Lab
                                 will include Ellison Dies, folder games,
                                 Boardmaker software, production stations &
                                 laminating materials.




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Terrific Technology   Sept. 29      Universal Design for Learning (UDL) - For       ESE & General Ed. Teachers,                  Online           10:00 –
Tuesdays: Online                    students with disabilities, effective           Paraprofessionals, SLPs, & Parents/Family    Webcast          11:00
                                    technology tools can be critical. Learn an      Members
                                    exciting, innovative approach to                                                                              Or
                                    differentiating instruction and incorporating
                                    technology-- Discover free and inexpensive                                                                    4:00 –
                                    technology tools that support diverse                                                                         5:00
                                    learning needs.
Training for Bus      Sept. 29-30   These two, 3-hour training modules are          Leon County Bus Drivers and Bus Assistants   Leon County      9:30 –
Drivers and Bus                     specifically designed for bus drivers and bus                                                Transportation   12:30
Assistants                          assistants to provide them with knowledge                                                    Training
                                    and skills needed to assist them in dealing                                                  Room
                                    with ESE students on their bus.




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         October
Title of Workshop        Date/s         Description                                       Audience                                       Location        Time
Step Up To Writing       Oct. 6         Follow-up (Part 2) to the Tips and                Gadsden/Leon Teachers that attended the Step   FDLRS           4:15 –
(Follow-Up)                             Techniques for Improving Students’ Writing        Up To Writing Session with Camille Park        In-Service      5:45
                                        Skills session that occurred during the           during the Extreme ESE Teacher Institute       Classroom
                                        Gadsden/Leon Extreme ESE Teacher
                                        Institute.
FDLRS                    Oct. 7         In celebration of Disability Awareness week,      Everyone                                       FDLRS           2:00 –
Open House                              stakeholders are invited to visit with each                                                      Center          6:00
                                        other in our annual open house. See the
                                        latest resources available, visit our
                                        technology labs and have the opportunity to
                                        get free materials as available. Focus
                                        centers on disability awareness will be
                                        displayed.
Present Levels of        Oct. 8         This training is designed for PreK through        For FSUS ESE Teachers only                     Florida State   8:00 –
Academic                                12th grade teachers ensuring the information                                                     University      12:00
Achievement and                         they are writing on their Individual                                                             School
Functional                              Education Plans meet the district, state, and
Performance                             federal standards.
Statements,
Measurable Annual
Goals, and
Transition
Foundations of           All sessions   Continuation of DI Part 1 offered last year.      K – 12th grade ESE/Gen Ed Teachers, School     FDLRS           4:00 –
Differentiated           must be        In this first session, participants will know     Administrators                                 In-Service      6:45
Instruction (Part 2) -   attended       terms as related to differentiated instruction;   Pre-requisite: You must have attended DI       Classroom
Assessment and           Oct.12         the definitions, purposes, and examples of        Part 1 from FDLRS (Spring 2009) or a DI
Grading in the           Nov. 16        Pre-assessment, On-going (Formative)              Two-day workshop from FIN.
Differentiated           Nov. 30        assessment, and Summative assessment;
Classroom                Jan. 11        Sources of assessments; principles of
                                        grading in a differentiated environment.
Parent Leaders           Oct.12         This forum is a venue for individuals who         Parents/Family Members and individuals         FDLRS           12:00 –
Forum                                   provide services to parents of children with      working with parents of children with          In-Service      1:30
                                        disabilities to share information and             disabilities.                                  Classroom
                                        resources.
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Present Levels of     Oct. 13     This training is designed for PreK through       ESE Teachers only                           FDLRS         4:00 –
Academic                          12th grade teachers ensuring the information                                                 In-Service    7:00
Achievement and                   they are writing on their Individual                                                         Classroom
Functional                        Education Plans meet the district, state, and
Performance                       federal standards.
Statements and
Measurable Annual
Goals
Terrific Technology   Oct. 13     FDLRS will provide materials to assist           ESE & General Ed. Teachers,                 FDLRS         3:00 –
Tuesdays: Hands-                  participants with developing and designing       Paraprofessionals, SLP & Parents/Family     In-Service    6:00
On Lab                            hands-on learning activities/materials to        Members                                     Classroom &
                                  support classroom instruction. Resources                                                     AT Lab
                                  will include Ellison Dies, folder games,
                                  Boardmaker software, production stations &
                                  laminating materials.
Terrific Technology   Oct. 13     AIM (Accessible Instructional Materials ) -      ESE & General Ed. Teachers,                 Online        10:00 –
Tuesdays: Online                  Learn about digital text and how to get          Paraprofessionals, SLPs, & Parents/Family   Webcast       11:00
                                  accessible instructional materials for           Members
                                  struggling students. This workshop will also                                                               Or
                                  cover how to determine which students
                                  qualify for NIMAS and the process for                                                                      4:00 –
                                  getting those files to student with print                                                                  5:00
                                  disabilities.
PDA-ESE               Oct. 14 -   Includes essential components of                 ESE & General Ed. Teachers, School          Hybrid        Face-to-
Online Module -       Jan. 13     differentiated instruction and developing        Administrators, District Staff & SLPs       Online        Face
Instructional                     lesson plans meeting the needs of diverse                                                    Module        Session
Practices                         learners. Contains specific strategies to help                                                             TBD
                                  struggling reader, enhance written
                                  performance, develop math skills and
                                  enhance content comprehension. PDA-ESE
                                  hybrid online modules are online course
                                  supported with at least three face-to-face
                                  sessions.




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PDA-ESE               Oct. 14 -   Designed to assist in identifying components     ESE & General Ed. Teachers, School                  Hybrid          Face-to-
Online Module -       Jan. 13     of effective transition planning and essential   Administrators, District Staff & SLPs               Online          Face
Transition                        elements for an individual with disabilities                                                         Module          Session
                                  to transition from school to work and adult                                                                          TBD
                                  living. PDA-ESE hybrid online modules are
                                  online course supported with at least three
                                  face-to-face sessions.
Big Bend Transition   Oct. 15     This meeting is open to anyone in the Big        All persons within the Big Bend Area that are       FDLRS           9:00 –
Council Meeting                   Bend Area that is invested in Transition         interested in the area of transition services for   In-Service      11:00
(BBTC)                            Services for students with disabilities.         individuals with disabilities.                      Classroom
SEE (Supporting       Oct. 15     This is the second in a series of workshops      ESE & General Ed. Teachers of Pre-School            FDLRS           3:30 –
Early Education)                  that will provide participants with a variety    students, SLPs, Paraprofessionals &                 AT Lab &        6:00
with AT                           of Assistive Technology tools that can be        Parents/Family Members                              Computer Lab
                                  used with young children with disabilities to
                                  increase participation in their natural
                                  environments.
Classroom Suite 4.0   Oct. 19     This is a hands-on introductory workshop         PreK-5th grade ESE & General Ed Teachers            FDLRS           4:00 –
                                  that will introduce participants to the basic                                                        Computer Lab    6:00
                                  features of Classroom Suite 4, such as
                                  setting up classes, assessing students, and
                                  creating new activities based on these
                                  assessments.
CPI Refresher         Oct. 20     This course provides a review of the             Leon County Teachers, Paraprofessionals,            Sealey School   3:30 –
                                  required components within the Nonviolent        School Administrators, and Behavioral                               6:30
                                  Crisis Intervention Course in order to           Specialists that have successfully completed
                                  maintain certification.                          an initial CPI course within the past 12
                                                                                   months.
Parents ‘R’ US        Oct. 20     This training opportunity provides parents       Parents/Family Members and individuals              Taylor County   11:30 –
                                  and individuals working with parents an          working with parents.                               PreK            12:30
                                  opportunity to listen to information on a                                                            Media Center
                                  variety of topics targeted to enhance
                                  parenting skills while enjoy lunch and
                                  networking with others. Topic: Literacy
                                  and TV



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Cool Tech Tools       Oct. 23       Learn how to use free web 2.0 tools and         ESE & Gen. Ed. Teachers, SLPs,                FDLRS            9:00 –
                                    software you already have to differentiate      Paraprofessionals & Parents/Family Members    Computer Lab     12:00
                                    instruction through technology, supporting
                                    struggling students and students with
                                    disabilities.
SIM: Fundamentals     Oct. 23       Develops the fundamental skills students        4th – 12th grade ESE Teachers                 FDLRS            8:30 –
of Paraphrasing and                 need to be able to identify and paraphrase                                                    In-Service       11:30
Summarizing                         main ideas and details.                                                                       Classroom
Strategies for the    Oct. 23       Participants will leave with an understanding   PreK – 5th grade ESE & Gen. Ed. Teachers,     Taylor County    9:00 –
Active Child                        regarding children who are active in the        SLPs, Parents/Family Members,                 Schools          11:00
                                    classroom. Strategies of how to work with       Paraprofessionals
                                    these children will be discussed and how to
                                    create “on-task” time for increased student
                                    learning.
Comprehensive         Oct. 27       Adobe CONNECT meeting with Dr. Karen            Identified teams- must have had previous      FDLRS            9:30 –
Literacy CONNECT      (Meeting 2)   Erickson. Monthly meetings with a specific      professional development with comprehensive   In-Service       11:00
                                    focus topic and group.                          literacy. This is a follow-up piece.          Classroom
Training for Bus      Oct.28 - 29   This two, 3-hour training module is             Leon County Bus Drivers and Bus Assistants    Leon County      9:30 –
Drivers and Bus                     specifically designed for bus drivers and bus                                                 Transportation   12:30
Assistants                          assistants to provide them with knowledge                                                     Training
                                    and skills needed to assist them in dealing                                                   Room
                                    with ESE students on their bus.




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        November
Title of Workshop     Date/s    Description                                        Audience                                        Location         Time
Teaching              Nov. 2    Overview of Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing                   For Flagler College students enrolled in ESE-   FDLRS            6:00 –
Deaf Students                   disability, history of sign language, and          309 night course.                               In-Service       7:00
                                strategies for teaching Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing                                                       Classroom
                                students.
Shared                Nov. 9    Learn creative ways to teach literacy skills to    PreK – 5th grade ESE & Gen. Ed. Teachers,       FDLRS            4:00 –
Reading/Adapted                 emergent readers using Adapted Books.              SLPs, Parents/Family Members,                   AT Lab           6:00
Books – Session 1               Participants will create several activities that   Paraprofessionals
                                will support the shared reading experience,
                                all centered on a pre-printed book. Pre-
                                printed materials and props will be provided.
                                NOTE: This is session one of a four-part
                                reading series.
Terrific Technology   Nov. 10    FDLRS will provide materials to assist            ESE & General Ed. Teachers,                     FDLRS            3:00 –
Tuesdays: Hands-                participants with developing and designing         Paraprofessionals, SLPs, Parents/Family         In-Service       6:00
On Lab                          hands-on learning activities/materials to          Members                                         Classroom
                                support classroom instruction. Resources                                                           & AT Lab
                                will include Ellison Dies, folder games,
                                Boardmaker software, production stations &
                                laminating materials.
Terrific Technology   Nov. 10   Cool Tech Tools for Reading - Come learn           ESE & General Ed. Teachers,                     Online           10:00 –
Tuesdays: Online                about UDL, digital text, and explore free          Paraprofessionals, SLPs, & Parents/Family       Webcast          11:00
                                tech tools that can be used to support             Members                                                          Or
                                students who struggle with print and reading                                                                        4:00 –
                                difficulties.                                                                                                       5:00
Regional LATS         Nov. 10   Regional LATS & Techs Training on                  Region 1 LATS and Techs                         Santa Rosa       8:00 –
Training and                    Accessible Instructional Materials                                                                 County           3:00
Meeting                                                                                                                            Berryhill
                                                                                                                                   Administrative
                                                                                                                                   Complex
                                                                                                                                   Room A,
                                                                                                                                   Milton, FL




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Foundations of         Nov. 16       Participants will know terms as related to     K – 12th grade ESE/Gen Ed Teachers, School          FDLRS           4:00 –
Differentiated         (Session 2    differentiated instruction; the definitions,   Administrators                                      In-Service      6:45
Instruction (Part 2)   of 4)         purposes, and examples of Pre-assessment,                                                          Classroom
Assessment and                       On-going (Formative) assessment, and
Grading in the                       Summative assessment; Sources of
Differentiated                       assessments; principles of grading in a
Classroom                            differentiated environment.
CPI Initial            Nov. 16 -18   This course provides participants with         Leon County Teachers, Paraprofessionals,            Astoria Park    3:30 –
                                     strategies to safely handle individuals in a   School Administrators, and Behavioral               Elementary      6:30
                                     crisis situation and provides strategies to    Specialists                                         School
                                     prevent a crisis from occurring.
Parents ‘R’ US         Nov. 17       This training opportunity provides parents     Parents/Family Members and individuals              Taylor County   11:30 –
                                     and individuals working with parents an        working with parents.                               PreK            12:30
                                     opportunity to listen to information on a                                                          Media Center
                                     variety of topics targeted to enhance
                                     parenting skills while enjoy lunch and
                                     networking with others. Topic: Toys and
                                     Hands-On Learning
Big Bend Transition    Nov. 17       This meeting is open to anyone in the Big      All persons within the Big Bend Area that are       FDLRS           9:00 –
Council Meeting                      Bend Area that is invested in Transition       interested in the area of transition services for   In-Service      11:00
(BBTC)                               Services for students with disabilities.       individuals with disabilities.                      Classroom
Foundations of         Nov. 30       Participants will know terms as related to     K – 12th grade ESE/Gen Ed Teachers, School          FDLRS           4:00 –
Differentiated         (Session 3    differentiated instruction; the definitions,   Administrators                                      In-Service      6:45
Instruction (Part 2)   of 4)         purposes, and examples of Pre-assessment,                                                          Classroom
Assessment and                       On-going (Formative) assessment, and
Grading in the                       Summative assessment; Sources of
Differentiated                       assessments; principles of grading in a
Classroom                            differentiated environment.




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        December
Title of Workshop     Date/s   Description                                       Audience                                           Location       Time
SEE (Supporting       Dec. 1   This is the third in a series of workshops will   PreK ESE & General Ed. Teachers, SLPs,             FDLRS          3:30 –
Early Education)               provide participants with a variety of            Paraprofessionals & Parents/Family Members         AT Lab &       6:00
with AT                        Assistive Technology tools that can be used                                                          Computer Lab
                               with young children with disabilities to
                               increase participation in their natural
                               environments.
CPI Refresher         Dec. 3   This course provides a review of the              This is a closed session that is limited to Leon   Leon County    3:30 –
                               required components within the Nonviolent         County PreK Teachers and Paraprofessionals         PreK           6:30
                               Crisis Intervention Course in order to            that have successfully completed an initial CPI    Conference
                               maintain certification.                           course within the past 12 months.                  Room- Lively
                                                                                                                                    Campus
CPI Refresher         Dec. 4   This course provides a review of the              Leon County Teachers, Paraprofessionals,           Gilchrist      3:30 –
                               required components within the Nonviolent         School Administrators, and Behavioral              Elementary     6:30
                               Crisis Intervention Course in order to            Specialists that have successfully completed       School
                               maintain certification.                           an initial CPI course within the past 12
                                                                                 months.
Terrific Technology   Dec. 8   FDLRS will provide materials to assist            ESE & General Ed. Teachers,                        FDLRS          3:00 –
Tuesdays: Hands-               participants with developing and designing        Paraprofessionals, SLPs, Parents/Family            In-Service     6:00
On Lab                         hands-on learning activities/materials to         Members                                            Classroom
                               support classroom instruction. Resources                                                             & AT Lab
                               will include Ellison Dies, folder games,
                               Boardmaker software, production stations &
                               laminating materials.
Terrific Technology   Dec. 8   Cool Tech Tools for Writing - Come learn          ESE & General Ed. Teachers,                        Online         10:00 –
Tuesdays: Online               about UDL, digital text, and explore free and     Paraprofessionals, SLPs, & Parents/Family          Webcast        11:00
                               inexpensive tech tools that can be used to        Members                                                           Or
                               support students who struggle writing                                                                               4:00 –
                               difficulties.                                                                                                       5:00
CPI Refresher         Dec. 9   This course provides a review of the              Leon County Teachers, Paraprofessionals,           Hartsfield     3:30 –
                               required components within the Nonviolent         School Administrators, and Behavioral              Elementary     6:30
                               Crisis Intervention Course in order to            Specialists that have successfully completed       School
                               maintain certification.                           an initial CPI course within the past 12
                                                                                 months.


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Shared                Dec. 14       During this workshop participants will learn   PreK-5th grade ESE & Gen. Ed. Teachers,             FDLRS        4:00 –
Reading/Adapted                     how to make electronic books using             SLPs, Parents/Family Members,                       AT Lab       6:00
Books – Session 2                   Microsoft PowerPoint. These books can be       Paraprofessionals
                                    played on a computer, printed out and
                                    bound, or they can be copied onto a CD and
                                    sent home with a student for use at home.
                                    NOTE: This is session two of a four-part
                                    reading series.
Comprehensive         Dec. 16       Adobe CONNECT meeting with Dr. Karen           Identified teams- must have had previous            FDLRS        9:30 –
Literacy CONNECT      (Meeting 3)   Erickson. Monthly meetings with a specific     professional development with comprehensive         In-Service   11:00
                                    focus topic and group.                         literacy. This is a follow-up piece.                Classroom
Big Bend Transition   Dec. 17       This meeting is open to anyone in the Big      All persons within the Big Bend Area that are       FDLRS        9:00 –
Council Meeting                     Bend Area that is invested in Transition       interested in the area of transition services for   In-Service   11:00
(BBTC)                              Services for students with disabilities.       individuals with disabilities.                      Classroom




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         FDLRS Miccosukee 09-10 Training Calendar

         January
Title of Workshop         Date/s                      Description                                      Audience                         Location       Time
SIM: Self-Advocacy     Jan. 6       This strategy is used by students when           4th – 12th grade ESE Teachers                   FDLRS          8:30 –
Strategy                            preparing for and participating in any type of                                                   In-Service     11:30
                                    conference, including education and                                                              Classroom
                                    transition planning conferences. It focuses
                                    on providing ways to get organized and
                                    using effective communication techniques.
FACTS.org              Jan. 6       This session will guide teachers through this    4th – 12th grade ESE Teachers that attend the   FDLRS          12:30 –
                                    free online advising website which helps         SIM: Self-Advocacy Strategy                     In-Service     3:30
                                    students plan and track their education                                                          Classroom
                                    progress from middle school through
                                    college. Included in this professional
                                    development will be a review of CHOICES
                                    and ePEP.
Comprehensive          Jan. 6       Continuing from the summer institute, a          For summer Comprehensive Literacy               FDLRS          8:30 –
Literacy Follow-up                  review of concepts learned and how they are      participants only.                              AT Lab &       11:30
                                    being implemented in classrooms. New tech                                                        Computer Lab
                                    tools to support the curriculum will be taught
                                    as well.
Foundations of         Jan. 11      Participants will know terms as related to       K – 12th grade ESE/Gen Ed Teachers, School      FDLRS          4:00 –
Differentiated         (Session 4   differentiated instruction; the definitions,     Administrators                                  In-Service     6:45
Instruction (Part 2)   of 4)        purposes, and examples of Pre-assessment,                                                        Classroom
Assessment and                      On-going (Formative) assessment, and
Grading in the                      Summative assessment; Sources of
Differentiated                      assessments; principles of grading in a
Classroom                           differentiated environment.
CPI Initial            Jan. 11-13   This course provides participants with           Leon County Teachers, Paraprofessionals,        Roberts        3:30 –
                                    strategies to safely handle individuals in a     School Administrators, and Behavioral           Elementary     6:30
                                    crisis situation and provides strategies to      Specialists                                     School
                                    prevent a crisis from occurring.




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Parents ‘R’ US         Jan. 12       This training opportunity provides parents      Parents/Family Members and individuals         Taylor County   11:30 –
                                     and individuals working with parents an         working with parents.                          PreK            12:30
                                     opportunity to listen to information on a                                                      Media Center
                                     variety of topics targeted to enhance
                                     parenting skills while enjoy lunch and
                                     networking with others. Topic:
                                     Understanding Your Learning Style
Terrific Technology    Jan. 12       FDLRS will provide materials to assist          ESE & General Ed. Teachers,                    FDLRS           3:00 –
Tuesdays: Hands-                     participants with developing and designing      Paraprofessionals, SLPs, Parents/Family        In-Service      6:00
On Lab                               hands-on learning activities/materials to       Members                                        Classroom
                                     support classroom instruction. Resources                                                       & AT Lab
                                     will include Ellison Dies, folder games,
                                     Boardmaker software, production stations &
                                     laminating materials.
Terrific Technology    Jan. 12       Cool Tech Tools for Math - Learn about          ESE & General Ed. Teachers,                    Online          10:00 –
Tuesdays: Online                     UDL and explore free and inexpensive Math       Paraprofessionals, SLPs, & Parents/Family      Webcast         11:00
                                     Tech Tools that can be used to support          Members                                                        Or
                                     students who struggle with math.                                                                               4:00 –
                                                                                                                                                    5:00
Comprehensive          Jan. 12       Adobe CONNECT meeting with Dr. Karen            Identified teams- must have had previous       FDLRS           9:30 –
Literacy CONNECT       (Meeting 4)   Erickson. Monthly meetings with a specific      professional development with comprehensive    In-Service      11:00
                                     focus topic and group.                          literacy. This is a follow-up piece.           Classroom
CPI Refresher          Jan. 13       This course provides a review of the            Leon County Teachers, Paraprofessionals,       Roberts         3:30 –
                                     required components within the Nonviolent       School Administrators, and Behavioral          Elementary      6:30
                                     Crisis Intervention Course in order to          Specialists that have successfully completed   School
                                     maintain certification.                         an initial CPI course within the past 12
                                                                                     months.
PDA-ESE                Jan 14 -      Using differentiated instruction, this module   ESE & General Ed. Teachers, School             Hybrid          Face-to-
Online Module -        May 20        emphasizes a variety of ways to make            Administrators, District Staff & SLPs          Online          Face
Differentiating                      instruction more explicit for students with                                                    Module          Sessions
Reading Instructions                 reading difficulties, especially those who                                                                     TBD
(Reading                             experience significant or persistent
Competencies 4 & 5)                  challenges. Meets Reading Endorsement
                                     4&5. PDA-ESE hybrid online modules are
                                     online course supported with at least three
                                     face-to-face sessions.

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PDA-ESE               Jan 14 -      Provides a comprehensive understanding of       ESE & General Ed. Teachers, School                  Hybrid           Face-to-
Online Module –       April 14      the purposes of assessment; the legal           Administrators, District Staff & SLPs               Online           Face
Assessment &                        requirements, including IDEA, Section 504                                                           Module           Sessions
Evaluation                          of the Rehabilitation Act, and No Child Left                                                                         TBD
                                    Behind (NCLB); assessment
                                    accommodations; and alternate assessment
                                    opportunities. It also includes extensive
                                    information on formal and informal types of
                                    assessments.
PDA-ESE               Jan 14-       Provides an understanding of the evolution      ESE & General Ed. Teachers, School                  Hybrid           Face-to-
Online Module –       April 14      of speech/language services, the connection     Administrators, District Staff & SLPs               Online           Face
Language &                          between language and literacy, the stages of                                                        Module           Sessions
Communication                       language development, and assistive                                                                                  TBD
                                    communication. Also outlines the impact
                                    that communication and language deficits
                                    have on a student’s academic performance
                                    and provides suggested strategies and
                                    techniques for enhancing student
                                    achievement.
Matrix                Jan. 19       This training is required for all ESE           ESE Teachers only                                   FDLRS            4:00 –
                                    teachers. Content includes a complete                                                               In-Service       7:00
                                    review of the five levels and five domains                                                          Classroom
                                    and how the IEP impacts the level of service.
                                    Participants use an IEP and practice filling
                                    out a matrix form.
Training for Bus      Jan. 20-21    This two, 3 hour training module is             Leon County Bus Drivers and Bus Assistants          Leon County      9:30 –
Drivers and Bus                     specifically designed for bus drivers and bus                                                       Transportation   12:30
Assistants                          assistants to provide them with knowledge                                                           Training
                                    and skills needed to assist them in dealing                                                         Room
                                    with ESE students on their bus.
Big Bend Transition   Jan. 21       This meeting is open to anyone in the Big       All persons within the Big Bend Area that are       FDLRS            9:00 –
Council Meeting                     Bend Area that is invested in Transition        interested in the area of transition services for   In-Service       11:00
(BBTC)                              Services for students with disabilities.        individuals with disabilities.                      Classroom
Parent & Educator     Jan. 23       A mini conference that will provide             Primarily for families of students receiving        Wakulla          8:30 –
Learning Wheel        (Tentative)   information and resources on topics related     special education services, Teachers, and all       County           12:00
                                    to exceptional student education.               other interested individuals. Teachers can          Location TBD
                                                                                    receive in-service points.

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Boardmaker Basics    Jan. 25      Participants will be introduced to             ESE & General Ed. Teachers,                     FDLRS           4:00 –
                                  Boardmaker software, an easy to learn and      Paraprofessionals, SLPs                         Computer Lab    6:00
                                  easy to use symbol based program that can
                                  be used to create communication boards,
                                  schedules, reading/writing activities, games
                                  and more. This will be a “hands-on”
                                  workshop where participants will complete a
                                  project for immediate classroom or home
                                  implementation.
CPI Initial          Jan. 26-28   This course provides participants with         Taylor County PreK Teachers,                    Taylor County   12:30 –
                                  strategies to safely handle individuals in a   Paraprofessionals, School Administrators, and   PreK            3:30
                                  crisis situation and provides strategies to    Behavioral Specialists                          Media Center
                                  prevent a crisis from occurring.
Theory and           TBD          Includes elements of creativity such as        Teachers seeking endorsement in Gifted          TBD             TBD
Development of                    fluency, flexibility, originality, and         Education.
Creativity (Gifted                elaboration.
Endorsement Class)




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         February
Title of Workshop      Date/s         Description                                        Audience                                        Location        Time
Shared                 Feb. 1         During this workshop participants will learn       PreK-5th grade ESE & Gen. Ed. Teachers,         FDLRS           4:00 –
Reading/Adapted                       ways to provide graphic support to a book          SLPs, Parents/Family Members,                   AT Lab          6:00
Books – Session 3                     by pulling graphics from various sources.          Paraprofessionals
                                      Participants should bring their own book to
                                      adapt.
                                      NOTE: This is session three of a four-part
                                      reading series.
Foundations of         All sessions   Participants will know terms as related to         K – 12th grade ESE/Gen Ed Teachers, School      FDLRS           4:00 –
Differentiated         must be        differentiated instruction; understand             Administrators                                  In-Service      6:45
Instruction (Part 1)   attended       planning for differentiated instruction using                                                      Classroom
Introduction to        Feb. 1         pre-assessment of student needs and
Differentiated         March 1        interests; on-going assessment to adjust
Instruction            April 5        instruction; be able to describe how the
                       May 3          principles of differentiation are evident in
                                      the classroom; classroom management to
                                      support a DI class; utilize instructional tools,
                                      (technology) to support a DI environment.
Parent & Educator      Feb. 6         A mini conference that will provide                Primarily for families of students receiving    Leon County     8:30 –
Learning Wheel         (Tentative)    information and resources on topics related        special education services, Teachers, and all   Location TBD    12:00
                                      to exceptional student education.                  other interested individuals. Teachers can
                                                                                         receive in-service points.
Parents ‘R’ US         Feb. 9th       This training opportunity provides parents         Parents/Family Members and individuals          Taylor County   11:30 –
                                      and individuals working with parents an            working with parents.                           PreK            12:30
                                      opportunity to listen to information on a                                                          Media Center
                                      variety of topics targeted to enhance
                                      parenting skills while enjoy lunch and
                                      networking with others. Topic: Involving
                                      Fathers
Terrific Technology    Feb. 9         FDLRS will provide materials to assist             ESE & General Ed. Teachers,                     FDLRS           3:00 –
Tuesdays: Hands-                      participants with developing and designing         Paraprofessionals, SLPs, Parents/Family         In-Service      6:00
On Lab                                hands-on learning activities/materials to          Members                                         Classroom
                                      support classroom instruction. Resources                                                           & AT Lab
                                      will include Ellison Dies, folder games,
                                      Boardmaker software, production stations &
                                      laminating materials.
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Terrific Technology   Feb. 9        The Wonders of Word, Part 1- Learn to            ESE & General Ed. Teachers,                         Online          10:00 –
Tuesdays: Online                    Microsoft WORD to differentiate and              Paraprofessionals, SLPs, & Parents/Family           Webcast         11:00
                                    support struggling students in this 3 part       Members
                                    series. In part 1, you will learn keyboard                                                                           Or
                                    shortcuts, how to create and customize
                                    toolbars, and how to modify the visual                                                                               4:00 –
                                    presentation of documents to increase                                                                                5:00
                                    readability.
CHADD 3rd Annual      Feb. 13        A mini conference that address information      All interested individuals. Teachers can            Leon County     8:30 –
Conference            (Tentative)   and resources on Attention Deficit               receive in-service points.                                          12:00
                                    Hyperactivity Disorders
SIM: Visual           Feb. 15       A reading comprehension strategy for             4th – 12th grade ESE Teachers                       FDLRS           8:30 –
Imagery Strategy                    creating mental movies of narrative                                                                  In-Service      11:30
                                    passages.                                                                                            Classroom
Comprehensive         Feb. 15       Continuing from the summer institute, a          For summer Comprehensive Literacy                   FDLRS           8:30 –
Literacy Follow-up                  review of concepts learned and how they are      participants only.                                  AT Lab &        11:30
                                    being implemented in classrooms. New tech                                                            Computer Lab
                                    tools to support the curriculum will be taught
                                    as well.
Comprehensive         Feb. 16       Adobe CONNECT meeting with Dr. Karen             Identified teams- must have had previous            FDLRS           9:30 –
Literacy CONNECT      (Meeting 5)   Erickson. Monthly meetings with a specific       professional development with comprehensive         In-Service      11:00
                                    focus topic and group.                           literacy. This is a follow-up piece.                Classroom
CPI Refresher         Feb. 17       This course provides a review of the             Taylor County PreK Teachers,                        Taylor County   12:30 –
                                    required components within the Nonviolent        Paraprofessionals, School Administrators, and       PreK            3:30
                                    Crisis Intervention Course in order to           Behavioral Specialists                              Media Center
                                    maintain certification.
Big Bend Transition   Feb. 18       This meeting is open to anyone in the Big        All persons within the Big Bend Area that are       FDLRS           9:00 –
Council Meeting                     Bend Area that is invested in Transition         interested in the area of transition services for   In-Service      11:00
(BBTC)                              Services for students with disabilities.         individuals with disabilities.                      Classroom
CPI Refresher         Feb. 23       This course provides a review of the             Leon County Teachers, Paraprofessionals,            Riley           3:30 –
                                    required components within the Nonviolent        School Administrators, and Behavioral               Elementary      6:30
                                    Crisis Intervention Course in order to           Specialists that have successfully completed        School
                                    maintain certification.                          an initial CPI course within the past 12
                                                                                     months.




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CPI Refresher      Feb.24      This course provides a review of the        Taylor County PreK Teachers,                      Taylor County   12:30 –
                               required components within the Nonviolent   Paraprofessionals, School Administrators, and     PreK            3:30
                               Crisis Intervention Course in order to      Behavioral Specialists that have successfully     Media Center
                               maintain certification.                     completed an initial CPI course within the past
                                                                           12 months.




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         March
Title of Workshop      Date/s        Description                                        Audience                                            Location        Time
Foundations of         March 1       Participants will know terms as related to         K – 12th grade ESE/Gen Ed Teachers, School          FDLRS           4:00 –
Differentiated         (Session 2    differentiated instruction; understand             Administrators                                      In-Service      6:45
Instruction (Part 1)   of 4)         planning for differentiated instruction using                                                          Classroom
Introduction to                      pre-assessment of student needs and
Differentiated                       interests; on-going assessment to adjust
Instruction                          instruction; be able to describe how the
                                     principles of differentiation are evident in
                                     the classroom; classroom management to
                                     support a DI class; utilize instructional tools,
                                     (technology) to support a DI environment.
Parent & Educator      March 6       A mini conference that will provide                Primarily for families of students receiving        Jefferson       TBD
Learning Wheel         (Tentative)   information and resources on topics related        special education services, Teachers, and all       County
                                     to exceptional student education.                  other interested individuals. Teachers can          Location TBD
                                                                                        receive in-service points.
Terrific Technology    March 9       FDLRS will provide materials to assist             ESE & General Ed. Teachers,                         FDLRS           3:00 –
Tuesdays: Hands-                     participants with developing and designing         Paraprofessionals, SLPs, Parents/Family             In-Service      6:00
On Lab                               hands-on learning activities/materials to          Members                                             Classroom
                                     support classroom instruction. Resources                                                               & AT Lab
                                     will include Ellison Dies, folder games,
                                     Boardmaker software, production stations &
                                     laminating materials.
Terrific Technology    March 9       The Wonders of Word, Part 2 - Learn to             ESE & General Ed. Teachers,                         Online          10:00 –
Tuesdays: Online                     Microsoft WORD to differentiate and                Paraprofessionals, SLPs, & Parents/Family           Webcast         11:00
                                     support struggling students in this 2nd of a 3     Members                                                             Or
                                     part series. In part 2, you will learn tricks                                                                          4:00 –
                                     and tips to support reading and writing                                                                                5:00
                                     accessibility.
Big Bend Transition    March 15      This meeting is open to anyone in the Big          All persons within the Big Bend Area that are       FDLRS           9:00 –
Council Meeting                      Bend Area that is invested in Transition           interested in the area of transition services for   In-service      11:00
(BBTC)                               Services for students with disabilities.           individuals with disabilities.                      Classroom
Parent & Educator      March 13      A mini conference that will provide                Primarily for families of students receiving        Taylor County   8:30 –
Learning Wheel                       information and resources on topics related        special education services, Teachers, and all       Location TBD    12:00
                                     to exceptional student education.                  other interested individuals. Teachers can
                                                                                        receive in-service points.

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LoTTIE Kit Update   March 15      Many new low-tech items that have come          ESE & General Ed. Teachers, Guidance          FDLRS           4:00 –
                                  out since the original LoTTIE Kit was           Counselors & Parents/Family Members           In-Service       6:00
                                  created. These additional items, for use at                                                   Classroom
                                  school and at home, can benefit students in
                                  all academic areas.
Parents ‘R’ US      March 16      This training opportunity provides parents      Parents/Family Members and individuals        Taylor County   11:30 –
                                  and individuals working with parents an         working with parents.                         PreK            12:30
                                  opportunity to listen to information on a                                                     Media Center
                                  variety of topics targeted to enhance
                                  parenting skills while enjoy lunch and
                                  networking with others. Topic: Healthy
                                  Relaxation
Comprehensive       Mar. 16       Adobe CONNECT meeting with Dr. Karen            Identified teams- must have had previous      FDLRS           9:30 –
Literacy CONNECT    (Meeting 6)   Erickson. Monthly meetings with a specific      professional development with comprehensive   In-Service      11:00
                                  focus topic and group.                          literacy. This is a follow-up piece.          Classroom
Shared              March 22      This is a workshop for participants to adapt    PreK – 5th grade ESE & Gen. Ed. Teachers,     FDLRS           4:00 –
Reading/Adapted                   their own books using Boardmaker or             SLPs, Parents/Family Members,                 AT Lab          6:00
Books – Session 4                 PowerPoint. Software, printers and other        Paraprofessionals
                                  materials and supplies needed to adapt books
                                  will be available. Participants should bring
                                  their own book to adapt.
                                  NOTE: This is the last session of a four-part
                                  reading series.




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         April
Title of Workshop      Date/s        Description                                        Audience                                       Location     Time
Foundations of         April 5       Participants will know terms as related to         K – 12th grade ESE/Gen Ed Teachers, School     FDLRS        4:00 –
Differentiated         (Session 3    differentiated instruction; understand             Administrators                                 In-Service   6:45
Instruction (Part 1)   of 4)         planning for differentiated instruction using                                                     Classroom
Introduction to                      pre-assessment of student needs and
Differentiated                       interests; on-going assessment to adjust
Instruction                          instruction; be able to describe how the
                                     principles of differentiation are evident in
                                     the classroom; classroom management to
                                     support a DI class; utilize instructional tools,
                                     (technology) to support a DI environment.
Comprehensive          Apr. 6        Adobe CONNECT meeting with Dr. Karen               Identified teams- must have had previous       FDLRS        9:30 –
Literacy CONNECT       (Meeting 7)   Erickson. Monthly meetings with a specific         professional development with comprehensive    In-Service   11:00
                                     focus topic and group.                             literacy. This is a follow-up piece.           Classroom
CPI Refresher          April 9       This course provides a review of the               Leon County Teachers, Paraprofessionals,       Gilchrist    3:30 –
                                     required components within the Nonviolent          School Administrators, and Behavioral          Elementary   6:30
                                     Crisis Intervention Course in order to             Specialists that have successfully completed   School
                                     maintain certification.                            an initial CPI course within the past 12
                                                                                        months.
Terrific Technology    April 13      FDLRS will provide materials to assist             ESE & General Ed. Teachers,                    FDLRS        3:00 –
Tuesdays: Hands-                     participants with developing and designing         Paraprofessionals, SLPs, Parents/Family        In-Service   6:00
On Lab                               hands-on learning activities/materials to          Members                                        Classroom
                                     support classroom instruction. Resources                                                          & AT Lab
                                     will include Ellison Dies, folder games,
                                     Boardmaker software, production stations &
                                     laminating materials.
Terrific Technology    April 13      The Wonders of Word, Part 3 - Learn to             ESE & General Ed. Teachers,                    Online       10:00 –
Tuesdays: Online                     Microsoft WORD to differentiate and                Paraprofessionals, SLPs, & Parents/Family      Webcast      11:00
                                     support struggling students in this last           Members
                                     session of a 3 part series. In part 3, you will                                                                Or
                                     learn tricks and tips to support organization,
                                     test taking, and how to make modifications                                                                     4:00 –
                                     to imported text for reading success.                                                                          5:00



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CPI Refresher         April 13      This course provides a review of the             This is a closed session that is limited to         Bucklake        3:30 –
                                    required components within the Nonviolent        Bucklake Elementary School Faculty that has         Elementary      6:30
                                    Crisis Intervention Course in order to           successfully completed an initial CPI course        School.
                                    maintain certification.                          within the past 12 months.
PDA-ESE               April 14 –    Examine various teaching strategies for          ESE & General Ed. Teachers, School                  Hybrid          Face-to-
Online Module –       June 12       helping students develop successful life         Administrators, District Staff & SLPs               Online          Face
Interpersonal                       skills—from gathering information and                                                                Module          Sessions
Interactions &                      evaluating student progress in generalizing                                                                          TBD
Participation                       and transferring learned skills, to supporting
                                    self-determination and self-advocacy across
                                    all settings.
Big Bend Transition   April 15      This meeting is open to anyone in the Big        All persons within the Big Bend Area that are       FDLRS           9:00 –
Council Meeting                     Bend Area that is invested in Transition         interested in the area of transition services for   In-Service      11:00
(BBTC)                              Services for students with disabilities.         individuals with disabilities.                      Classroom
Parent & Educator     April 17      A mini conference that will provide              Primarily for families of students receiving        Gadsden         8:30 –
Learning Wheel                      information and resources on topics related      special education services, Teachers, and all       County          12:00
                                    to exceptional student education.                other interested individuals. Teachers can          Location TBD
                                                                                     receive in-service points.
CPI Initial           April 19-21   This course provides participants with           Leon County Teachers, Paraprofessionals,            Canopy Oaks     3:30 –
                                    strategies to safely handle individuals in a     School Administrators, and Behavioral               Elementary      6:30
                                    crisis situation and provides strategies to      Specialists                                         School
                                    prevent a crisis from occurring.
Parents ‘R’ US        April 20      This training opportunity provides parents       Parents/Family Members and individuals              Taylor County   11:30 –
                                    and individuals working with parents an          working with parents.                               PreK            12:30
                                    opportunity to listen to information on a                                                            Media Center
                                    variety of topics targeted to enhance
                                    parenting skills while enjoy lunch and
                                    networking with others. Topic: Making
                                    Learning Fun & Ways to Ease Transitions
CPI Refresher         April 21      This course provides a review of the             Leon County Teachers, Paraprofessionals,            Canopy Oaks     3:30 –
                                    required components within the Nonviolent        School Administrators, and Behavioral               Elementary      6:30
                                    Crisis Intervention Course in order to           Specialists that have successfully completed        School
                                    maintain certification.                          an initial CPI course within the past 12
                                                                                     months.



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         May
Title of Workshop      Date/s        Description                                        Audience                                      Location      Time
Foundations of         May 5         Participants will know terms as related to         K – 12th grade ESE/Gen Ed Teachers, School    FDLRS         4:00 –
Differentiated         (Session 4    differentiated instruction; understand             Administrators                                In-Service    6:45
Instruction (Part 1)   of 4)         planning for differentiated instruction using                                                    Classroom
Introduction to                      pre-assessment of student needs and
Differentiated                       interests; on-going assessment to adjust
Instruction                          instruction; be able to describe how the
                                     principles of differentiation are evident in
                                     the classroom; classroom management to
                                     support a DI class; utilize instructional tools,
                                     (technology) to support a DI environment.
Parent Leaders         May 10        This forum is a venue for individuals who          Parents/Family Members and individuals        FDLRS         12:00 –
Forum                                provide services to parents of children with       working with parents of children with         In-Service    1:30
                                     disabilities to share information and              disabilities.                                 Classroom
                                     resources.
Terrific Technology    May 11        FDLRS will provide materials to assist             ESE & General Ed. Teachers,                   FDLRS         3:00 –
Tuesdays: Hands-                     participants with developing and designing         Paraprofessionals, SLPs, & Parents/Family     In-Service    6:00
On Lab                               hands-on learning activities/materials to          Members                                       Classroom &
                                     support classroom instruction. Resources                                                         AT Lab
                                     will include Ellison Dies, folder games,
                                     Boardmaker software, production stations &
                                     laminating materials.
Terrific Technology    May 11        Universal Design for Learning (UDL) - For          ESE & General Ed. Teachers,                   Online        10:00 –
Tuesdays: Online                     students with disabilities, effective              Paraprofessionals, SLPs, & Parents/Family     Webcast       11:00
                                     technology tools can be critical. Learn an         Members
                                     exciting, innovative approach to                                                                               Or
                                     differentiating instruction and incorporating
                                     technology-- Discover free and inexpensive                                                                     4:00 –
                                     technology tools that support diverse                                                                          5:00
                                     learning needs.
Comprehensive          May 18        Adobe CONNECT meeting with Dr. Karen               Identified teams- must have had previous      FDLRS         9:30 –
Literacy CONNECT       (Meeting 8)   Erickson. Monthly meetings with a specific         professional development with comprehensive   In-Service    11:00
                                     focus topic and group.                             literacy. This is a follow-up piece.          Classroom



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Big Bend Transition   May 20   This meeting is open to anyone in the Big   All persons within the Big Bend Area that are       FDLRS        9:00 –
Council Meeting                Bend Area that is invested in Transition    interested in the area of transition services for   In-Service   11:00
(BBTC)                         Services for students with disabilities.    individuals with disabilities.                      Classroom




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        June
Title of Workshop     Date/s        Description                                    Audience                                      Location     Time
Nature and Needs of   TBD           Includes student characteristics; cognitive,   Teachers seeking endorsement in Gifted        TBD          TBD
Gifted Students                     social, and emotional needs; and history and   Education.
(Gifted Endorsement                 current research.
Class)
Comprehensive         June 1        Adobe CONNECT meeting with Dr. Karen           Identified teams- must have had previous      FDLRS        9:30 –
Literacy CONNECT      (Meeting 9)   Erickson. Monthly meetings with a specific     professional development with comprehensive   In-Service   11:00
                                    focus topic and group.                         literacy. This is a follow-up piece.          Classroom




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