Professional Learning


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    Shane Syfrett
    Director of Professional Learning
    Aquilina Howell Building
    The mission of the Leon County Schools' Department of Professional Learning is to improve student achievement by providing support and resources that engage all educators in continuous professional growth. 

Weekly Updates

  • National Louis University - Additions

    Posted by Shane Syfrett on 3/7/2018

    We’re excited to share that Leon County Schools has partnered with National Louis University (NLU), the leader in educating educators since 1886, to deliver M.Ed./Ed.S. in Educational Leadership cohort degree programs on-site at Lincoln High School in Tallahassee —with a 10% tuition discount!


    March Open House  


    Attend a Discovery Session

    Tuesday, March 20th 4:30PM

    Gilchrest Elementary

    1301 Timberlane Rd.

    Tallahassee, FL 32312


    Thursday, March 22nd 4:30PM

    Cobb Middle School

    915 Hillcrest Ave.

    Tallahassee, FL 32308


    The district relies on dedicated teachers, like you, to drive educational excellence within our community. A degree in Ed Leadership will prepare you to extend your impact beyond the classroom and allow you to advance into administrator roles, including principal positions.


    • Courses Taught by Florida Practitioners—All courses are taught be current or former Florida administrators and district leaders.
    • Reduce Your Tuition—Leon County Schools’ employees automatically receive a 10% cohort discount!
    • Earn Your Degree on Your Schedule—Created to fit the busy schedules of working teachers, these programs conveniently meet one Saturday a month at Lincoln High School in Tallahassee.
    • Finish in 18 Months—If you start your program in April 2018, you can complete your degree September 2020.


    Click Here to Learn More »


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  • 1st and 3rd grade Summer Reading Academy positions are posted to PATS

    Posted by Jessica Titze on 3/5/2018



    1st and 3rd grade Summer Reading Academy positions for teachers, paragprofessionals, and reading coaches are posted to PATS. Please apply no later than March 9th. Click here to apply.

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  • March is Women's History Month!

    Posted by Kathy Corder on 2/25/2018 4:00:00 PM

    Women's History Month










    March is Women's History Month.  Don't miss this opportunity to highlight the contributions and successes of women in our history.  Numerous resources for the study of women in history, literature, culture, science, and the arts may be accessed this link:



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  • Interested in Acquiring the Reading Endorsement?

    Posted by Kathy Corder on 2/25/2018

    Leon County Schools' Office of Academic Services will offer the first of five reading courses as part of the Florida reading endorsement program this summer.   Teachers interested in adding the reading endorsement to their Florida teaching certificate may begin the 2018-2019 cycle of courses in June with Competency 1 Foundations in Language and Cognition.  To learn more about our online reading endorsement classes and how to register, access the informational brochure below.


    LCS Online Reading Endorsement 2018-2019

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  • ESOL Summer Course Schedule 2018

    Posted by Kathleen Malloy on 2/22/2018 3:40:00 PM

    ESOL Summer Course Schedule 2018

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  • Office 365 Training for Administrators

    Posted by Kathleen Malloy on 2/15/2018 11:05:00 AM

    Spring 2018 Office 365 Training

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