FDLRS/Heartland - Human Resource Development
FDLRS Heartland Human Resource Development personnel collaboratively plan and provide information, training, technical assistance/consultation, and resources related to effective instructional strategies and models for the education of children and youth who are exceptional and/or have unique needs based on locally assessed needs and established priorities.
HRD services include needs assessments and personnel development with multi-level professional development activities at the awareness, comprehensive, integration, application, and follow-up levels.
FDLRS and FIN (Florida Inclusion Network) have joined together to better service Florida school districts in their goal to improve the academic success for ALL students. They jointly offer support to districts, schools, teachers, families, and paraprofessionals through: professional development and coaching, knowledge of current teaching and learning trends, state updates about Exceptional Student Education, assistance with all diverse learners, assistive technology information and training, and pre-K screening for disabilities.
Please see our FDLRS/FIN flyer for information about the types of services we offer.
Also see our FDLRS Professional Development Offerings Flyer for information about other types of PD available.
FDOE Matrix of Services Handbook: The Florida Department of Education (FDOE), Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services (BEESS), has developed this handbook to provide districts, schools and teachers with information about the Matrix of Services required for selected students with exceptionalities.
Developing Quality Individual Education Plans Manual: The Florida Department of Education (FDOE), Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services (BEESS), has developed this manual to provide information that will support the development of quality individual educational plans (IEPs) for students with disabilities.
FDLRS Heartland Human Resource Development Specialists:
Luci Johnston (863) 531-0444 x230 Email
Kerry Lanier (863) 531-0444 x235 Email