Professional Development - Registration

3/25/2019 - Writing Strategies
OPEN - Register

This training helps teachers identify K-8 students’ specific areas of need in writing and provides highly effective and explicit strategies to address these areas. The step by step strategies coach writers using prompts and adjust instruction to meet individual needs. Participants will review each of the 10 writing goals and practice strategies that address each goal. Teachers will examine student writing samples and use the state writing rubric to determine next steps. The Writing Strategies Book by Jennifer Serravallo will be given. Audience: K-12 teachers serving students with disabilities.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Melissa Call / Jenny Anthertz
Audience
ESE Support Facilitators, writing teachers
Points
6
4/1/2019 - Including Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities
OPEN - Register

4/1/2019 - 4/29/2019 This course enables participants to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for working with students with significant cognitive disabilities in inclusive environments. The course also provides information and resources for Florida Standards Access Points. Participants navigate specified online webinars and complete required documentation and follow-up tasks. Participants receive either 4 or 6 exceptional student education professional development points depending on which follow-up they choose to complete from the task rubric. Syllabus, documentation guidelines and task rubric will be distributed via email to registered participants at the start of the course.

Location
Online - syllabus and guidelines distribution
Presenter
FIN / FDLRS
Audience
Certified teachers and related service providers who work directly with students with significant cognitive disabilities in inclusive settings.
Points
6
4/11/2019 - Into the Rabbit Hole with Executive Functioning
OPEN -Register

This training will give you strategies to help students who may struggle with cognitive flexibility, self-control, memory, organization/planning, and initiating task/staying focused on tasks. Complete your Wonderland Passport as you navigate through the complexities of Executive Functioning.

Location
Community Room
Presenter
M. Call
Audience
All Teachers
Points
6
4/12/2019 - Escaping the Nightmare through Accommodations
OPEN - Register

Use your newly acquired skills for developing high quality accommodations in order to escape the "room". Learn how to develop, implement and assess accommodations that help students access the standards and make positive gains.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Melissa Call, Phyllis Barrington
Audience
All teachers
Points
6
4/16/2019 - LESSONPIX: An Online Software used to create Visual Supports for Classroom Instruction

LessonPix is an easy-to-use online tool that allows users to create various customized learning materials from any computer, tablet or even a smart phone. This will be an active session with participants working directly with the tools. Participants will leave with visual supports that can be used immediately use with their students. 
Learn how to navigate this online tool to:
• Create numerous custom visual supports
• Browse the library that contains 1000's of pictures.
• Upload your own clip art or photos to use with our custom materials.
• Find ideas on how to use LessonPix at home, in the classroom, or with children with special needs.
• Explore the Sharing Center where all users of the program can share their creations and find new inspiration. 
SLPs will earn 6 State CEUs. 

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Bruce Glendenning
Audience
All Teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs, & Paraprofessionals currently working with students with disabilities
Points
6
4/17/2019 - CREATING VISUAL SUPPORTS FOR CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION & COMMUNICATION BOARDS.
OPEN - Register

Pre-requisite: Participants must have previously taken Boardmaker software and/or the LessonPix workshops.
Using Boardmaker software and/or LessonPix, participants will create visual supports for classroom instruction and communication boards that can be used immediately with their students. Materials used for this training will not be available for any other activity or project.
State license CEUs are provided for SLPs 

Location
Professional Learning Communities Center
Presenter
Bruce Glendenning
Audience
Teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs & paraprofessionals working with students with disabilities. State license CEUs are provided for SLP's.
Points
6
4/29/2019 - Into the Rabbit Hole with Executive Functioning
OPEN - Register

This training will give you strategies to help students who may struggle with cognitive flexibility, self-control, memory, organization/planning, and initiating task/staying focused on tasks. Complete your Wonderland Passport as you navigate through the complexities of Executive Functioning.

Location
Community Room
Presenter
M. Call
Audience
All Teachers
Points
6
4/25/2019 - Survivor: Sensory Island
OPEN -Register 

Survivor: Sensory Island- Learn about student sensory integration difficulties while competing in a variety of sensory based challenges with your tribe. Based on Lauren H. Kerstein's My Sensory Book: Working Together to Explore Sensory Issues and the Big Feelings They Can Cause: A Workbook for Parents, Professionals, and Children. It is designed to be a tool to help parents, professionals and children themselves understand the sensory systems. The training focuses on the child as a whole person as we explore sensory issues, sensory modulation, emotional modulation, and the relationship between the sensory and emotional systems.

Location
Community Room
Presenter
M. Call, P. Barrington
Audience
Audience: CSS teachers, VE teachers and/or teachers serving students with sensory needs.
Points
6
4/25/2019 - LESSONPIX: An Online Software used to create Visual Supports for Classroom Instruction
OPEN - Register

LessonPix is an easy-to-use online tool that allows users to create various customized learning materials from any computer, tablet or even a smart phone. This will be an active session with participants working directly with the tools. Participants will leave with visual supports that can be used immediately use with their students. 
Learn how to navigate this online tool to:
• Create numerous custom visual supports
• Browse the library that contains 1000's of pictures.
• Upload your own clip art or photos to use with our custom materials.
• Find ideas on how to use LessonPix at home, in the classroom, or with children with special needs.
• Explore the Sharing Center where all users of the program can share their creations and find new inspiration. 
SLPs will earn 6 State CEUs. 

Location
PLCC
Presenter
B. Glendenning
Audience
All Teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs, & Paraprofessionals currently working with students with disabilities
Points
6
4/26/2019 - CREATING VISUAL SUPPORTS FOR CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION & COMMUNICATION BOARDS.
OPEN - Register

Pre-requisite: Participants must have previously taken Boardmaker software and/or the LessonPix workshops.
Using Boardmaker software and/or LessonPix, participants will create visual supports for classroom instruction and communication boards that can be used immediately with their students. Materials used for this training will not be available for any other activity or project.
State license CEUs are provided for SLPs 

Location
PLCC
Presenter
B. Glendenning
Audience
Teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs, ParaProfessionals
Points
6
5/2/2019 - Advanced Adapt-A-Book

NOTE - Prerequisite: Participants MUST have previously taken an Adapt-A-Book workshop prior to registering for this workshop. Participants must also be knowledgeable with Boardmaker Software and/or LessonPix and have the basic computer skills necessary to work independently or in small groups adapting a book(s) with visual supports and creating curriculum extensions. 
Participants are encouraged to bring their own children’s book.
State license CEUs are provided for SLPs

Sign-in begins at 8:00AM
The workshop is from 8:30 am to 3:30pm.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Bruce Glendenning
Audience
Teachers, OTs, PTs, & SLPs who have previously taken an adapt-a-book workshop.
Points
6
5/9/2019, 5/10/2019 - Making Reading instruction Explicit for Students with Persistent Reading Difficulties
OPEN - Register

Sign in begins at 8 AM. The workshop is from 8:30 am-3:30 pm
This TWO day interactive workshop is designed to assist teachers in understanding how to make reading instruction explicit enough to meet the needs of students with persistent reading difficulties. Participants will examine the need to have clarity about what is most important for students to know, understand and be able to do. They will learn to employ specific instructional design principles and teacher delivery methods, in the five areas of reading instruction, to meet the reading needs of their students; and will identify evidence of the instructional design principles and teacher delivery methods in various lessons. In addition, participants will be able to determine whether a lesson is intensive or explicit enough for their struggling readers, and how to increase the “explicitness” and intensity of a reading lesson.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Jenny Anthertz
Audience
Grade 3-12 Reading Teachers, ESE Teachers, and Reading Interventionists.
Points
12
5/20/2019 - A Framework for Understanding Poverty

Sign in begins at 8 a.m.; the workshop is from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. How does poverty impact learning, work habits, or decision making? The reality of being poor brings out a survival mentality and turns attention away from opportunities taken for granted by everyone else. If you work with people in poverty, understanding of how different their world is from yours will be invaluable. In an educational setting, economic class differences create conflict and challenges for both teachers and students alike. Designed for educators at all levels, but helpful to counselors, administrators, and support staff, this seminar provides practical, real-world support and guidance for overcoming barriers and helping others succeed.
NOTE: This training does NOT meet the ESE 20 point requirement.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Jenny Anthertz
Audience
All Teachers
Points
6
5/23/2019 - LESSONPIX: An Online Software used to create Visual Supports for Classroom Instruction

LessonPix is an easy-to-use online tool that allows users to create various customized learning materials from any computer, tablet or even a smart phone. This will be an active session with participants working directly with the tools. Participants will leave with visual supports that can be used immediately use with their students. 
Learn how to navigate this online tool to:
• Create numerous custom visual supports
• Browse the library that contains 1000's of pictures.
• Upload your own clip art or photos to use with our custom materials.
• Find ideas on how to use LessonPix at home, in the classroom, or with children with special needs.
• Explore the Sharing Center where all users of the program can share their creations and find new inspiration. 
SLPs will earn 6 State CEUs. 

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Bruce Glendenning
Audience
All Teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs, & Paraprofessionals currently working with students with disabilities
Points
6
5/24/2019 - Creating Visual Supports Using Boardmaker and/or LessonPix

NOTE: Prerequisite: This workshop is designed for participants who have previously taken Boardmaker Software Basics or LessonPix. Participants need to come prepared with a list of visual supports needed for the classroom, home and/or community.
Sign in begins at 8 am; the workshop is from 8:30 am-3:30 pm.
The day is spent creating and adapting materials using Boardmaker Software or LessonPix to promote functional receptive/expressive communication skills in a variety of settings. All participants will have access to a color printer, laminate, Velcro, and other necessary materials to make a number of visual supports. The visual supports created during this workshop can be used immediately in the classroom, home or community.
State license CEUs are provided for SLP's

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Bruce Glendenning
Audience
All teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs & paraprofessionals working with students with disabilities
Points
6
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