FDLRS/Heartland - Human Resource Development

FDLRS Heartland Online Course Offerings

Current PDA Classes - Fall 2017

  • Highlands County Only: Fax the Registration Form AND Register through ERO using the SRN numbers for each course
  • All Other Counties: Fax the Registration Form
Course
Description

"Technology for Student Success: An Introduction"

(20 Points)

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Objectives

  • Compare and contrast instructional technology, assistive technology, accessible instructional materials, and Universal Design for Learning; determine appropriate tools to meet student needs.
  • Identify available resources to support district/school use of instructional technology, assistive technology, accessible instructional materials, and Universal Design for Learning.
  • Identify the three principles of the UDL framework and their associated checkpoints.
  • Explore and utilize UDL resources.
  • Apply UDL strategies to struggling learners.
  • Define assistive technology.
  • Define assistive technology services.
  • Align various assistive technologies with student needs.
  • Identify the characteristics of instructional technology.
  • Align various instructional technologies with curriculum areas.
  • Identify various types of accessible instructional materials (AIM).
  • Explore a variety of AIM resources.
  • Show how AIM relates to UDL, AT, and IT.
Dates

August 23, 2017 - November 7, 2017
Registration Deadline - August 14, 2017

Location

1st Mandatory F2F Meeting: August 23, 2017 4:00-6:00PM at

Heartland Educational Consortium
1096 US Hwy 27 N, Lake Placid, FL 33852



Course
Description

"Transition"

(60 Points)

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This course enables educators to develop, increase and demonstrate knowledge and skills in identifying the stages of career development and in identifying the essential domains of transition planning for students with disabilities. Content and activities emphasize how to identify resources to assist students with functioning effectively in environments to which they are transitioning. Emphasis is on transition planning that incorporates student and family preferences to develop desired post school outcomes.

Dates

August 23, 2017 - December 5, 2017
Registration Deadline - August 14, 2017

Location

1st Mandatory F2F Meeting: August 23, 2017 4:00-6:00PM at

Heartland Educational Consortium
1096 US Hwy 27 N, Lake Placid, FL 33852



Course
Description

"PBS: Understanding Student Behavior"

(60 Points)

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This module was formerly titled Positive Behavior Support. This course enables educators to develop, increase and demonstrate knowledge and skills in assessing and designing behavioral supports and identifying the legal and ethical issues pertaining to behavioral strategies. Activities focus on identifying data collection strategies as well as on identifying and interpreting elements of a functional behavior assessment and functional behavioral plan. Information is included on how to recognize and use various models of positive behavior.

Dates

September 12, 2017 - January 9, 2018
Registration Deadline - August 28, 2017

Location

1st Mandatory F2F Meeting: September 12, 2017 4:00-6:00PM at

Heartland Educational Consortium
1096 US Hwy 27 N, Lake Placid, FL 33852



Course
Description

"Introduction to Differentiating Instruction"

(20 Points)

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This course enables educators to develop, increase and demonstrate knowledge about proactively providing a universally designed and differentiated environment in order to maximize student achievement for all students. Emphasis is on the importance of having clarity about the learning targets and proactively adjusting instruction utilizing a data-based decision making process that considers students' readiness for the content, interests, and learning preferences. Content and activities emphasize how to proactively provide important, engaging, and appropriately challenging work via flexible grouping methods and utilizing a variety of instructional strategies and supports.

Dates

September 12, 2017 - December 5, 2017
Registration Deadline - August 28, 2017

Location

1st Mandatory F2F Meeting: September 12, 2017 4:00-6:00PM at

Heartland Educational Consortium
1096 US Hwy 27 N, Lake Placid, FL 33852