FDLRS/Heartland - Human Resource Development

FDLRS Heartland Online Course Offerings

Current PDA Classes - Fall 2018

At least 10 participants are needed to hold each module. CHECK WITH YOUR DISTRICT’S HR Department to make sure your district will accept the points at the end date of the module. Also make sure the points will be accepted for what you want to use them for.

Course
Description

"Technology for Student Success: An Introduction"

(20 Points)

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This course enables educators to develop, increase and demonstrate knowledge about instructional technology, assistive technology, accessible instructional materials, and Universal Design for Learning. Content and activities include how to determine appropriate tools to meet student needs and identify available resources to support district/school use of instructional technology, assistive technology, accessible instructional materials, and Universal Design for Learning.

Dates

August 22, 2018 - November 7, 2018
Registration Deadline - August 15, 2018

Location

1st Mandatory F2F Meeting: August 22, 2018 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 22, 2018 - December 5, 2018
Registration Deadline - August 15, 2018

Location

1st Mandatory F2F Meeting: August 22, 2018 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, 2018 - December 5, 2018
Registration Deadline - September 5, 2018

Location

1st Mandatory F2F Meeting: September 12, 2018 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 management.

Dates

September 12, 2018 - January 9, 2019
Registration Deadline - September 5, 2018

Location

1st Mandatory F2F Meeting: September 12, 2018 4:00-6:00PM at

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