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    Shane Syfrett
    Director of Professional Learning
    Aquilina Howell Building
    850.487.7837
     
    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

  • LCS Beginning Teacher Support Webinar Series

    Posted by Susan Walden on 11/8/2019 11:00:00 AM

    This monthly webinar series will feature brief, interactive overviews of information related to common needs of early-career teachers. The first of these 30-minute webinars will be offered on Tuesday, November 12 and Wednesday, November 13 (this is the same training offered on two different days). The November Topic will be Lesson Planning 101, and there will be two available sessionsPlease register in advance using the links below to attend!

    ·         Session 1 Registration (11/12/19, 4:30PM-5:00PM) Click here https://zoom.us/meeting/register/74d3b97643bd55338c34be5db4a05ad8

    ·         Session 2 Registration (11/13/19, 2:30-3:00PM) Click here https://zoom.us/meeting/register/cb2d9efaeb87b9644ac87b605f06faf5

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  • FDLRS Accommodations PD

    Posted by Susan Walden on 11/8/2019 10:30:00 AM

    This 1 day professional development will be provided on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 from 8:00AM-4:00PM at 725 S. Calhoun Street. Registration is required and space is limited to the first 30 participants, so register early! Registration is available HERE.

     

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  • Updated Dates for LCS Clinical Educator Training

    Posted by Susan Walden on 11/1/2019 11:00:00 AM

    Open now: Skills One and Two Online, Face-to-face meeting one Tuesday, November 5, 2019 4:30-6:30, Howell Center Front Room 

    Skills Three and Four Online November 5-November 14, Face-to-face meeting two Thursday, November 21, 2019 4:30-6:30, Howell Center Front Room 

    Register in Leon LEADS, Course # 24549 (20 Points) 

    Questions? Contact Sherri Winsett (winsetts@leonschools.net) or Amy Sherry (sherrya@leonschools.net)  

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  • FSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD)

    Posted by Susan Walden on 11/1/2019 11:00:00 AM

    Key Components to Create Quality Classrooms for Students with ASD—ONLINE TRAINING SERIES 

    Join our monthly online training series to learn more about key components of quality classrooms. The 7-month series will use a “flipped classroom” model where participants watch the recorded information sessions before attending the monthly webinar. A CARD consultant will facilitate watch webinar to encourage attendees to ask questions, share information, and learn from colleagues across the panhandle. Register here.  

     

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  • Paraprofessionals: Strategies to Support Students with Disabilities

    Posted by Susan Walden on 11/1/2019 11:00:00 AM
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  • STAR Reading and Math Training

    Posted by Kathleen Malloy on 10/30/2019

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    Now that all schools have completed at least two administrations of Renaisssance STAR Reading and Math, it is time to learn how to put that data to work. Teachers will learn how to use dashboards, develop appropriate motivation and monitoring techniques, create differentiated groups and use learning progressions to guide instructional planning.  

    Sections available are:

    Course Title/: STAR Reading Reports--24767

    Day

    Time

    Section

    Tuesday 12/3/2019

    8:30-11:00 AM

    1

     

    12:00-3:30 PM

    2

    Wednesday 12/4/2019

    8:30-11:00 AM

    3

     

    12:00-3:30 PM

    4

    Course Title/Number: STAR Math Reports--24770

    Day

    Time

    Section

    Thursday 12/5/2019

    8:30-11:00 AM

    1

     

    12:00-3:30 PM

    2

    Friday 12/6/2019

    12:00-3:30 PM

    3

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