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.


Sampling of Services offered by Human Resource Development: 

Access to the General Curriculum
Algebraic Thinking and Mathematics Strategies
Professional Learning Communities
CHAMPS Behavior Training
Classroom Management
Classroom Observations and Demonstrations
Collaborative/Co-Teaching Model
Differentiated Instruction
Disability Awareness
Discipline in the Secondary Classroom
Explicit Instruction
Florida Standards and ACCESS Points
IDEA Implementation Initiatives
Instructional Strategies
Instructional Modalities/Learning Styles
Least Restrictive Environment
Matrix of Services
Measureable Annual Goals
Non-Violent Crisis Prevention and Intervention (CPI)
Positive Behavior Supports
Quality IEPs & Facilitated IEPs
Small Group Planning and Problem-Solving Process (SGPPS) Facilitation
Strategic Instruction Model
 - Content Enhancement
 - Learning Strategies
Support for FDOE Reading and STEM Initiatives
Technical Assistance
The Responsive Classroom:  Universally Designed and Differentiated
Universal Design for Learning

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).


FDLRS Administration Contact:

Karen Geisel and Sara Gaines
FDLRS Administration Project
Phone: (386) 312-2265
E-mail: karen.geisel@fdlrsaction.org, gainess@manateeschools.net  
Website: http://www.fdlrs.org 
Statewide Contact:

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

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