Statewide Professional Development

Statewide Professional Development Opportunities

BEESS Portal to Professional Development Alternatives (PDA)

Facilitated Courses

60 inservice credits
  • Assessment & Evaluation
  • Foundations of Exceptional Education
  • Instructional Practices
  • Transition
  • Language Development & Communication Skills
  • PBS: Understanding Student Behavior
  • Differentiating Reading Instruction (May provide credit for Competency 4 of the FL Reading Endorsement)
30 inservice credits
  • Differentiating Mathematics Instruction
  • Differentiating Science Instruction
  • SIM-EPD Concept Mastery Routine
  • SIM-EPD Unit Organizer Routine
20 inservice credits
  • Introduction to Differentiating Instruction
  • Engaging Learners through Informative Assessment
  • Technology for Student Success: An Introduction
  • Technology for Student Success: Assistive Technology
10 inservice credits
  • Technology for Student Success: Tools to Support Reading Comprehension
5 inservice credits
  • Matrix of Services
  • Surrogate Parent

Independent Study Courses

Independent Study Courses are available in a variety of topics, ranging from non-credit to 20 inservice credits.
  • Assessment & Evaluation
  • Behavior & Classroom Management
  • Curriculum & Instruction
  • ESE Policies & Procedures
  • Instructional Methodology 
  • Language & Communication
  • Pre-Kindergarten
  • Secondary Transition
  • Special Areas
  • Subject Area Exam Preparation

Additional Professional Development Resources from FDLRS

Strategic Instruction Model (SIM)

Florida's State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG)

Additional Professional Development Resources from other BEESS Discretionary Projects

List of additional professional development resources

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