Human Resources Development (HRD)

FDLRS Human Resources Development (HRD) function personnel collaboratively plan and provide information, training, technical assistance/consultation and resources related to effective instructional strategies and models for the education of children and youth who are exceptional and/or have unique needs based on locally assessed needs and established priorities.

HRD services include needs assessments and personnel development with multi-level professional development activities at the awareness, comprehensive, integration, application, and follow-up levels.

For more information on HRD services in your area, contact your local FDLRS Associate CenterSelect your school district under the Find A Center menu on the left side of the screen or by selecting the name of your FDLRS Associate Center in the Local Service menu.

Statewide Contacts: 

Mary Ann Ahearn
FDLRS Administration/HRD Project
Program Administrator
Phone: (386) 312-2265
E-mail: ahearnm@nefec.org
Website: http://www.fdlrs.org

 Sampling of Services offered by local HRD personnel:

  • Access to the General Curriculum
  • Accommodations/Modifications
  • Algebraic Thinking & Mathematics Strategies
  • Assessment
  • Building Professional Learning Communities
  • Classroom Management
  • Classroom Observations and Demonstrations
  • Collaborative/Co-Teaching Model
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Disability Awareness
  • Discipline in the Secondary Classroom
  • Florida Standards & ACCESS Points
  • IDEA Implementation Intiatives
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Instructional Modalities/ Learning Styles
  • Least Restrictive Environment
  • Matrix of Services
  • Measurable Annual Goals
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (CPI)
  • Quality IEPs
  • Small Group Planning & Problem Solving Process (SGPPS)
  • Strategic Instruction Model (SIM)
  • Support for FDOE Reading and STEM Initiatives
  • Technical Assistance
  • Transition (Middle/Secondary Levels)

Statewide services are also available for students who are deaf & hard of hearing (RMTC: D/HH) and for students who are blind or visually impaired (FIMC-VI).

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