FDLRS Workgroups

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Child Find Workgroups

Dr. Tracy Umpenhour is the FDLRS Administration Contact

Online Referral Process/ProductsLeader: Michelle Thornton
DirectoryLeader: Amber Newsome
Parents as TeachersLeader: Jessica Rey
Procedures and PracticesLeader: Andrea Dunckel
Co-leader: Amanda Prive

Parent Workgroups

Mary Ann Ahearn is the FDLRS Administration Contact

Numbers Up: Increasing Parental Participation in the Parent Survey Special Ed Connections Leader: Marty Massimo
Webinars/Book Studies/Professional Development: Tools to Support Parent Specialists Leader: Carol Beitler
Creating Parent Connections:  Increasing Parent Involvement Leaders: Anjanette McGee-Cason & Kim Smith
FLDOE ESE Parent Website Updates/Communications Leader: Jessie Braun

Human Resources Development (HRD) Workgroups

The FDLRS Administration Contact is indicated beside the Workgroup Name.

Differentiated Instruction Reading and Writing (Karen Geisel)Leader: Melissa Isesi
Co-leader: Jacki Dwyer
Differentiated Instruction Mathematics and Science (Karen Geisel)Leader: Tammy Kunze
Co-leader: Caroline Redding
ESE Policies and Procedures (Karen Geisel)Leader: Anne Fouda
Co-leader: Patty Adams
Executive Functioning (Karen Geisel)Leader:  Anne Fouda
Co-Leader: Patty Adams
Secondary Transition (Sara Gaines)Leader: Rusty Holmes
Co-leader: Patty Fernandez
Students with a Significant Cognitive Disability (Sara Gaines)Leader: Bennett Buckles
Co-leader: Rhonda Bachman
Classroom/Behavior Management (Sara Gaines)Leader: Robin Williams

Technology Workgroups

The FDLRS Administration Contact is indicated beside the Workgroup Name.

Assistive Technology Support (Susan Saunders)Leader: Siobhan McManus
Co-leader: Karen Hollenbeck
Instructional Technology Support for Content Areas (Shannon McCosker)Leader: Ashley Gargulak
Co-leader: Shannon McCosker
Accessibility and Accommodations (Susan Saunders)Leader: Donna Doelman
Co-leader: Stephanie Woods
#FDLRSTECH Online Learning (Shannon McCosker)Leader: Mia Laudato
Co-leader: Allyn Howard
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