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Establishing Procedures & Routines with CHAMPS

Target Audience: Educators Grades K-8


Course Objective: Participants learn how to develop a learning environment focused on clear, consistent expectations that increases learner engagement and provides every student the opportunity to be academically successful.


Course Description: Our goal for this day is to support teachers in the development of a cohesive classroom management plan that supports student achievement.  Components of the classroom management plan include:

  • guidelines & rules

  • class organization

  • student expectations (utilizing the CHAMPS acronym)

  • classroom procedures & routines

  • class & student motivation

  • early stage corrections


We focus on a 3-step process for communicating expectations:

  1. teach the expectations

  2. observe student behavior

  3. provide meaningful feedback


Each participant will receive a CHAMPS Teacher Planner published by Safe & Civil Schools.


Implementation Activity: Classroom behavior system pre- and post- data are required prior to receiving 12 inservice credits.  


Follow Up Method: Email communication and coaching throughout the implementation period, as well as on-site coaching (per participant request) will be available.


If you have any questions related to this course please contact: elizabeth.mcaulay@fdlrsaction.org
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Starts Starts: 12/11/2018 8:30 AM
Credits Credits: 12 Inservice Points
Location Location:
Status Status: Closed
Class Size Class size: 44 seats
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Growing CHAMPS Through Teacher Coaching

Target Audience: K-12 teacher leaders (teams of 2-3 recommended)


Course Objective:  This one-day professional development is designed to empower school-based personnel to take a leadership role by learning strategies and tools to support and coach fellow teachers/colleagues in effective classroom management practices (based on Safe & Civil Schools’ CHAMPS model and Coaching Classroom Management book).


Course Description:  

Participants will:

  • learn coaching strategies and use of specific tools for data collection and analysis to inform deliberate practice of essential classroom management skills.

  • be introduced to structures for small group/PLC and individual teacher coaching models.

  • practice partnership principles for growing and sustaining meaningful relationships will be explored.


Each participant will receive a copy of  Coaching Classroom Management: Strategies & Tools for Administrators and Coaches published by Safe and Civil Schools.


Implementation Activity:  Participants will be required to complete a follow up satisfaction survey prior to receiving  8 inservice credits.


Follow-up Method:  Email communication and coaching throughout the implementation period will be available upon participant request.  


If you have any questions related to this course please contact: elizabeth.mcaulay@fdlrsaction.org
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Starts Starts: 1/14/2019 8:30 AM
Credits Credits: 12 Inservice Points
Location Location:
Status Status: 24 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 26 seats
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Boardmaker Online

Target Audience: Educators PK-12, ESE, SLPs, OTs, Staffing Specialists, Behavior Specialists, Paraprofessionals, Administrators (all levels)

Requirement: You must have a current login and password for Boardmaker Online


Course Objective:  Participants will learn, through hands-on exploration, how to use the Boardmaker Online website to find interactive premade activities and use tools and templates to build new activities for individual students and small/whole group instruction. Participants will also learn how activities can be standards-aligned and data-tracked, to support communication, core content area instruction (ie. reading, writing, math, etc), social/emotional learning, and much more.


Course Description: Participants will learn and understand:

  • how use of Boardmaker Online activities and visual supports can incorporate the Universal Design principles of multiple means of engagement, representation, action and expression in the instruction of all students

  • how to log on, search for, and save premade print-based, interactive, and data-tracking performance activities

  • how to use premade templates and tools to create and share new print-based, interactive and data-tracking performance activities

  • how to create student accounts, assign specific activities to a student, and align activities to standards and/or IEP goals


Implementation Activity:  Participants are required to submit pre- and post- student impact data prior to receiving 12 inservice points.


Follow up Method: Email communication and coaching throughout the implementation period will be available upon participant request.  


Contact Mia Laudato at mia.laudato@fdlrsaction.org.

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Starts Starts: 1/16/2019 8:30 AM
Credits Credits: 12 Inservice Points
Location Location:
Status Status: 9 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 24 seats
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Establishing Procedures & Routines with CHAMPS

Target Audience: Educators Grades K-8


Course Objective: Participants learn how to develop a learning environment focused on clear, consistent expectations that increases learner engagement and provides every student the opportunity to be academically successful.


Course Description: Our goal for this day is to support teachers in the development of a cohesive classroom management plan that supports student achievement.  Components of the classroom management plan include:

  • guidelines & rules

  • class organization

  • student expectations (utilizing the CHAMPS acronym)

  • classroom procedures & routines

  • class & student motivation

  • early stage corrections


We focus on a 3-step process for communicating expectations:

  1. teach the expectations

  2. observe student behavior

  3. provide meaningful feedback


Each participant will receive a CHAMPS Teacher Planner published by Safe & Civil Schools.


Implementation Activity: Classroom behavior system pre- and post- data are required prior to receiving 12 inservice credits.  


Follow Up Method: Email communication and coaching throughout the implementation period, as well as on-site coaching (per participant request) will be available.


If you have any questions related to this course please contact: elizabeth.mcaulay@fdlrsaction.org
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Starts Starts: 1/16/2019 8:30 AM
Credits Credits: 12 Inservice Points
Location Location:
Status Status: 31 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 44 seats
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PDA Differentiating Reading Instruction for Students: Making It Explicit

Target Audience: Educators K-12 who provide instruction to students with persistent reading difficulties and educators seeking FL Reading Endorsement Competency 4.

 

Course Description: This facilitated online course enables educators to develop, increase and demonstrate knowledge about using the guidelines for differentiation and strategies that support differentiation to improve instruction for all students, especially students with persistent or significant reading difficulties.

 

Emphasis is on the instructional design principles and teacher delivery methods that can be applied at appropriate levels of intensity and duration to increase the explicitness and intensity of language arts instruction in order to achieve optimal results for students who are challenged by learning to read or reading to learn.

 

Conspicuous strategies, strategically integrated skills, and judicious review, delivered with appropriate pacing and precise monitoring, are all part of carefully scaffolded instruction to ensure that each learner is able to comprehend increasingly complex text. This course aligns with current Florida reading initiatives and awards credit for competency four of the Florida Reading Endorsement.  

 

This is an facilitated online course with six scheduled virtual sessions via Adobe Connect.

 

Course Objectives visit www.fl-pda.org.

 

Implementation Activity: A three-week fluency-building instruction investigation with actual student pre- and post- data are required prior to receiving 60 in-service credits.

 

If you have any questions related to this course please contact: Elizabeth.Finn@FDLRSAction.org
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Starts Starts: 1/16/2019 5:00 PM
Credits Credits: 60 Inservice Points
Location Location:
Status Status: 14 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 25 seats
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Quality IEP: Elementary/Orange County



Prerequisite: Must have attended an OCPS PEER training. You may register for PEER on OCPS Canvas.

Target Audience: New Orange County School-based Staffing Specialists, teachers, service providers, and staff who develop individual education plans for students with disabilities in the elementary environment.


Course Description: The primary purpose of this professional development is to provide information that will support the development of quality individual educational plans (IEPs) for students with disabilities that is in compliance with all requirements of state and federal laws and reflects decisions based on the active and meaningful involvement of all members of the IEP team.

Course Objective:  In this training, participants will:

  • Learn the IEP process and role of the IEP team

  • Review general assessment data and special considerations

  • Receive transition planning information

  • Evaluate present level statements of academic achievement and functional   performance

  • Analyze existing and develop new annual goals and short term objectives

  • Generate special education services and supports


The Quality IEP Handbook, 2015 Edition  is available online at the Florida Department of Education website: http://www.fldoe.org/

If you have any questions related to this course please contact: elizabeth.mcaulay@fdlrsaction.org

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Starts Starts: 1/17/2019 8:00 AM
Credits Credits: 6 Inservice Points
Location Location:
Status Status: 16 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 42 seats
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