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SWD: ESE for All Educators
Module | Instructional | Non-Instructional | Professional Development Certification | Students With Disabilities (SWD)

Explore the characteristics and learning needs of students with disabilities. Identify appropriate instructional strategies. Review the legal requirements for providing services and supports. Examine accommodations and modifications provided during instruction and assessment. This module addresses Florida's professional learning requirements from SB 1108 (Students with Disabilities (SWD).

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 20 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 20 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 20-hour SWD: ESE for All Educators module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 8:00 PM.)
Cost:
40.00
Credit Hours:
20
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
SWD: Managing Challenging Student Behaviors
Module | Administrative | Instructional | Non-Instructional | Students With Disabilities (SWD)

Compare students with identified emotional disabilities to those with acting-out behaviors. Review instructional and behavioral strategies for managing difficult classroom behaviors within the RtI/MtSS framework. Develop an awareness level knowledge of psychotropic medications and accompanying side effects. This module addresses Florida's professional learning requirements from SB 1108 (Students with Disabilities (SWD).

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 20 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 20 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 20-hour SWD: Managing Challenging Student Behaviors module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 8:00 PM.)
Cost:
40.00
Credit Hours:
20
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
+Reading Challenges 1: Dyslexia and More (SWD)
Module | Administrative | Instructional | Instructional Practices | Literacy | Professional Growth | Reading | Students With Disabilities (SWD)

Explore the learning challenges experienced by students with dyslexia and other reading disorders. Examine methods for making reading instruction and intervention explicit, systematic, sequential, and multisensory. This module addresses Florida's professional learning requirements from HB 7069 (reading instruction) and SB 1108 (Students with Disabilities (SWD).

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 20 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 20 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 20-hour +Reading Challenges 1: Dyslexia and More (SWD) module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 8:00 PM.)
Cost:
40.00
Credit Hours:
20
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
+Reading Challenges 2: Structured Literacy COURSE - UNDER DEVELOPMENT
Course | Administrative | Instructional | Instructional Practices | New Teacher | Professional Growth | Reading | Students With Disabilities (SWD)

Apply knowledge learned in Reading Challenges 1 in your own classrooms. Use relevant assessment data to design and implement explicit, systematic and sequential reading instruction including multisensory intervention strategies that are based on student needs in each of the reading components. This course addresses Florida's professional learning requirements from HB 7069 (reading instruction) and SB 1108 (Students with Disabilities (SWD).

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 20 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 3 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 20-hour +Reading Challenges 2: Structured Literacy COURSE - UNDER DEVELOPMENT course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/23/2020.)
Cost:
100.00
Credit Hours:
20
Autism: Communication Needs for Students
Course | Instructional | Autism

Evaluate and plan for the language and communication needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) using augmentative and alternative communication systems as determined by individual student need. This course requires student contact.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Autism: Communication Needs for Students course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
October 19, 2020 - January 17, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays. Requires student interaction (may be virtual). - Registration Closing Soon
November 02, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays. Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
November 23, 2020 - February 14, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays. Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
January 04, 2021 - March 14, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
January 18, 2021 - March 28, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
February 01, 2021 - April 11, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
February 22, 2021 - May 02, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
March 15, 2021 - May 23, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
April 12, 2021 - June 06, 2021 - Fast Paced - 8 week section. - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
Autism: Nature and Needs
Course | Instructional | Autism

Develop a working knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with emphasis on a historical perspective, the impact of the disability, environmental impact, planning, goal setting, and strategies for working with individuals with ASD. 

This is recommended as the first course in the Autism series.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Autism: Nature and Needs course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
October 19, 2020 - January 17, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays. - Registration Closing Soon
November 02, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays.
November 30, 2020 - February 21, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays.
January 04, 2021 - March 14, 2021
February 01, 2021 - April 11, 2021
March 01, 2021 - May 09, 2021
April 05, 2021 - June 13, 2021
Autism: Positive Behavior Support
Course | Instructional | Autism | Professional Growth

Develop classroom techniques for using applied behavior analysis principles and behavioral strategies for students with autism. Investigate data collection, functions of behavior, preventing challenging behaviors, and ethics in applying behavioral techniques. This course requires student contact.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Autism: Positive Behavior Support course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
October 19, 2020 - January 17, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual). - Registration Closing Soon
November 02, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays. Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
November 23, 2020 - February 14, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays. Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
January 04, 2021 - March 14, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
January 18, 2021 - March 28, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
February 01, 2021 - April 11, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
February 22, 2021 - May 02, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
March 15, 2021 - May 23, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
April 12, 2021 - June 06, 2021 - Fast Paced - 8 week section. - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
Autism: Student Assessment
Course | Instructional | Autism | Students With Disabilities (SWD)

Gain an understanding of the educational determination and assessment of students with ASD. Apply assessment information when teaching, monitoring, and maintaining new skills. This course requires student contact.

Prior completion of Autism: Positive Behavior Supports strongly recommended.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Autism: Student Assessment course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
October 19, 2020 - January 17, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays. Requires student interaction (may be virtual). - Registration Closing Soon
November 02, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays. Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
November 23, 2020 - February 14, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays. Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
January 04, 2021 - March 14, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
January 18, 2021 - March 28, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
February 01, 2021 - April 11, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
February 22, 2021 - May 02, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
March 15, 2021 - May 23, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
April 12, 2021 - June 06, 2021 - Fast Paced - 8 week section. - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
Building Relationships with Parents
Course | Administrative | Instructional | Non-Instructional | Professional Growth

Learn to build relationships with parents in order to enhance students' academic growth. Explore a variety of techniques to increase parent involvement. Create a classroom Website with the potential to increase communication with parents.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 12 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 2 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 12-hour Building Relationships with Parents course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/22/2020.)
Cost:
60.00
Credit Hours:
12
November 02, 2020 - November 22, 2020
December 07, 2020 - January 10, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays
January 11, 2021 - January 31, 2021
February 08, 2021 - February 28, 2021
March 08, 2021 - March 28, 2021
April 12, 2021 - May 02, 2021
Character-Based Classroom Management
Course | Instructional | Professional Development Certification

Explore appropriate practices and methods for creating a positive classroom environment which results in effective classroom management and which connects character education to the curriculum. This course replaces the previous course, Classroom Management.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 20 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 3 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 20-hour Character-Based Classroom Management course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/23/2020.)
Cost:
100.00
Credit Hours:
20
November 02, 2020 - December 06, 2020 - 1 extra week for holiday
December 07, 2020 - January 17, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays.
January 11, 2021 - February 07, 2021
February 01, 2021 - February 28, 2021
March 01, 2021 - March 28, 2021
March 22, 2021 - April 18, 2021
April 12, 2021 - May 09, 2021
Classroom Management for Paraprofessionals & Substitutes
Module | Non-Instructional | Professional Growth

Learn ways to proactively manage students and resources for the classroom. Identify what should be accomplished before students arrive, during student contact time, and after students leave.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 2 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 2 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 2-hour Classroom Management for Paraprofessionals & Substitutes module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 2:00 AM.)
Cost:
4.00
Credit Hours:
2
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
Common Core : An Overview of Standards
Module | Instructional | Common Core

Learn how and why the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were developed. Compare the CCSS and current Next Generation Sunshine State Standards (NGSSS). Investigate how the CCSS will affect classroom instruction and consider the effects of CCSS for students and parents.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 6 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 6 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 6-hour Common Core : An Overview of Standards module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 6:00 AM.)
Cost:
12.00
Credit Hours:
6
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
Common Core 6-12: Disciplinary Literacy
Module | Instructional | Common Core

Investigate the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects. Explore text complexity and close reading. Examine instructional and assessment practices. Understand the impact of the CCSS on struggling students, ELLs, and students with disabilities.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 6 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 6 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 6-hour Common Core 6-12: Disciplinary Literacy module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 6:00 AM.)
Cost:
12.00
Credit Hours:
6
July 01, 2020 - June 30, 2021
Common Core 6-12: English Language Arts (ELA)
Module | Instructional | Common Core

Explore the CCSS ELA (6-12), including the College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards. Investigate classroom implementation of the standards. Learn about the consortia developing assessments for the CCSS.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 6 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 6 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 6-hour Common Core 6-12: English Language Arts (ELA) module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 6:00 AM.)
Cost:
12.00
Credit Hours:
6
July 01, 2020 - June 30, 2021
Common Core 6-8: Mathematics
Module | Instructional | Common Core | Mathematics

Explore the CCSS Math (6-8), including the College and Career Ready Mathematical Practice Standards. Investigate classroom implementation of the standards.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 6 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 6 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 6-hour Common Core 6-8: Mathematics module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 6:00 AM.)
Cost:
12.00
Credit Hours:
6
July 01, 2020 - June 30, 2021
Common Core 9-12: Mathematics
Module | Instructional | Common Core | Mathematics

Explore the CCSS Math (9-12), including the College and Career Ready Mathematical Practice Standards. Investigate classroom implementation of the standards.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 6 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 6 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 6-hour Common Core 9-12: Mathematics module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 6:00 AM.)
Cost:
12.00
Credit Hours:
6
July 01, 2020 - June 30, 2021
Common Core K-5: English Language Arts (ELA)
Module | Instructional | Common Core | Literacy

Explore the CCSS ELA (K-5), including the College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards. Investigate classroom implementation of the standards. Learn about the consortia developing assessments for the CCSS.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 6 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 6 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 6-hour Common Core K-5: English Language Arts (ELA) module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 6:00 AM.)
Cost:
12.00
Credit Hours:
6
July 01, 2020 - June 30, 2021
Common Core K-5: Mathematics
Module | Instructional | Common Core | Mathematics

Explore the CCSS Math (K-5), including the College and Career Ready Mathematical Practice Standards. Investigate classroom implementation of the standards.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 6 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 6 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 6-hour Common Core K-5: Mathematics module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 6:00 AM.)
Cost:
12.00
Credit Hours:
6
July 01, 2020 - June 30, 2021
Community Trauma: Strategies for the Classroom
Module | Administrative | Instructional | Non-Instructional | Instructional Practices

Explore the positive impact teachers can have on students following large-scale traumatic events. Learn coping strategies and interactive classroom activities to provide support to students facing the consequences of trauma both inside and outside of the classroom environment.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 3 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 3 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 3-hour Community Trauma: Strategies for the Classroom module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 3:00 AM.)
Cost:
6.00
Credit Hours:
3
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
Course | Administrative | Instructional | Non-Instructional | Professional Growth

Learn practical skills for understanding and resolving conflict in today’s changing workplace. Become familiar with how conflicts emerge and learn how to use proven conflict management techniques and styles. Discover strategies for handling difficult people and alternative dispute methods.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 20 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 3 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 20-hour Conflict Resolution in the Workplace course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/23/2020.)
Cost:
100.00
Credit Hours:
20
November 02, 2020 - December 13, 2020 - 1 extra week for holiday.
December 07, 2020 - January 24, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays.
January 04, 2021 - February 07, 2021
February 01, 2021 - March 07, 2021
March 01, 2021 - April 04, 2021
April 05, 2021 - May 09, 2021
Designing Standards-Based Plans
Course | Administrative | Instructional | Instructional Practices | New Teacher | Professional Development Certification | Professional Growth

Use a standards-based lesson planning process to guide your instructional planning. Design a unit plan and lesson plan that align assessment and instruction to selected standards. Access to students is required to complete this course. This course replaces Standards-Based Lesson Planning and is the final course in the Professional Development Certification Program.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 20 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 3 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 20-hour Designing Standards-Based Plans course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/23/2020.)
Cost:
100.00
Credit Hours:
20
October 19, 2020 - November 22, 2020 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual). - Registration Closing Soon
November 02, 2020 - December 13, 2020 - 1 extra week for holiday. Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
December 07, 2020 - January 24, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays. Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
January 11, 2021 - February 14, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
January 25, 2021 - February 28, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
February 08, 2021 - March 14, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
February 22, 2021 - March 28, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
March 08, 2021 - April 11, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
March 29, 2021 - May 02, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
April 12, 2021 - May 16, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
Educational Technology in the Classroom
Course | Instructional | Professional Development Certification | Professional Growth

Investigate teacher tools, resources, and ideas for integrating educational technology (EdTech) into the classroom that align with International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) standards and Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Examine how to use technology as a tool to improve both instruction and student learning.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 30 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 4 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 30-hour Educational Technology in the Classroom course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/24/2020.)
Cost:
150.00
Credit Hours:
30
November 02, 2020 - December 13, 2020 - 1 extra week for holiday
December 07, 2020 - January 24, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays.
January 04, 2021 - February 07, 2021
January 18, 2021 - February 21, 2021
February 01, 2021 - March 07, 2021
February 22, 2021 - March 28, 2021
March 08, 2021 - April 11, 2021
March 29, 2021 - May 02, 2021
April 12, 2021 - May 16, 2021
ESOL : Applied Linguistics
Course | Instructional | ESOL

Explore concepts and principles of applied linguistics such as phonology, principles of English, sociolinguistics, language acquisition, and second language acquisition. Identify how these concepts and principles relate to English language learners (ELLs) as they progress through ESOL programs and mainstream classrooms.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour ESOL : Applied Linguistics course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
October 19, 2020 - January 17, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays. - Registration Closing Soon
November 02, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays.
November 30, 2020 - February 21, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays
December 14, 2020 - March 07, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays.
January 18, 2021 - March 28, 2021
February 01, 2021 - April 11, 2021
February 22, 2021 - May 02, 2021
March 08, 2021 - May 16, 2021
March 29, 2021 - June 06, 2021
April 12, 2021 - June 20, 2021
May 03, 2021 - June 20, 2021 - Fast Paced - 7 week section
ESOL : Cross-Cultural Communication
Course | Instructional | ESOL

Gain awareness of various cultures to promote intercultural communication and enhance instruction and learning for diverse populations. Learn about cultural orientations of various groups and use your knowledge to enhance instruction for ELLs and other students.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour ESOL : Cross-Cultural Communication course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
October 19, 2020 - January 17, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays. - Registration Closing Soon
November 02, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays.
November 30, 2020 - February 21, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays
December 14, 2020 - March 07, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays.
January 18, 2021 - March 28, 2021
February 01, 2021 - April 11, 2021
February 22, 2021 - May 02, 2021
March 08, 2021 - May 16, 2021
March 29, 2021 - June 06, 2021
April 12, 2021 - June 20, 2021
May 03, 2021 - June 20, 2021 - Fast Paced - 7 week section
ESOL : Curriculum and Materials
Course | Instructional | ESOL

Learn to understand and apply concepts, research, best practices, and evidenced-based strategies to plan classroom instruction in a supportive learning environment for ELLs. Learn to select and adapt standards-based materials, resources, and technologies.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour ESOL : Curriculum and Materials course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
October 19, 2020 - January 17, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays. - Registration Closing Soon
November 02, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays.
November 30, 2020 - February 07, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays
December 14, 2020 - March 07, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays.
January 18, 2021 - March 28, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays.
February 01, 2021 - April 11, 2021
February 22, 2021 - May 02, 2021
March 08, 2021 - May 16, 2021
March 29, 2021 - June 06, 2021
April 12, 2021 - June 20, 2021
May 03, 2021 - June 20, 2021 - Fast Paced - 7 week section
ESOL : Methods of Teaching
Course | Instructional | ESOL | Professional Development Certification

Apply principles of differentiated instruction. Explore methods and strategies for identifying the needs of individual students who are in the process of acquiring English. Learn about differentiating content, process, and/or product in order to address and accommodate the different needs of students.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour ESOL : Methods of Teaching course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
October 19, 2020 - January 17, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays. - Registration Closing Soon
November 02, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays.
November 30, 2020 - February 07, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays
December 14, 2020 - March 07, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays.
January 18, 2021 - March 28, 2021
February 01, 2021 - April 11, 2021
February 22, 2021 - May 02, 2021
March 08, 2021 - May 16, 2021
March 29, 2021 - June 06, 2021
April 12, 2021 - June 20, 2021
May 03, 2021 - June 20, 2021 - Fast Paced - 7 week section
ESOL : Testing and Evaluation
Course | Instructional | ESOL

Identify factors that affect assessment of English language learners (ELLs) including linguistic bias, test adaptations, and accommodations. Additionally, explore federal assessment policies and interpretation of assessment data.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour ESOL : Testing and Evaluation course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
October 19, 2020 - January 17, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays. - Registration Closing Soon
November 02, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays.
November 30, 2020 - February 21, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays
December 14, 2020 - March 07, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays.
January 18, 2021 - March 28, 2021
February 01, 2021 - April 11, 2021
February 22, 2021 - May 02, 2021
March 08, 2021 - May 16, 2021
March 29, 2021 - June 06, 2021
April 12, 2021 - June 20, 2021
May 03, 2021 - June 20, 2021 - Fast Paced - 7 week section
ESOL for Administrators
Course | Administrative | ESOL | Leadership

Investigate instructional leadership skills necessary to help teachers meet the needs of English language learners. Gain an understanding of the background and legal requirements for ELL programming, learn how culture affects communication, and develop the knowledge to evaluate teachers who are using appropriate ESOL/ESL instructional strategies.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour ESOL for Administrators course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
November 02, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays.
December 07, 2020 - February 28, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays
January 11, 2021 - March 21, 2021
February 08, 2021 - April 18, 2021
March 08, 2021 - May 16, 2021
April 05, 2021 - June 13, 2021
May 03, 2021 - July 11, 2021
ESOL for Guidance Counselors
Course | Administrative | Instructional | ESOL

Gain an understanding of the background and legal requirements for ESOL. Learn how to promote development and achievement of English Language Learners (ELLs). Enhance your ability as a guidance counselor to provide post-secondary and career development guidance.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour ESOL for Guidance Counselors course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
November 02, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays.
December 07, 2020 - February 28, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays
January 11, 2021 - March 21, 2021
February 15, 2021 - April 25, 2021
March 01, 2021 - May 09, 2021
April 05, 2021 - June 13, 2021
May 03, 2021 - July 11, 2021
ESOL: An Overview
Course | Instructional | ESOL

Engage in an overview of how to meet the educational needs of students for whom English is not their native language. This course meets Florida's ESOL requirements for Category 3 (elective) teachers.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 18 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 3 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 18-hour ESOL: An Overview course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/23/2020.)
Cost:
90.00
Credit Hours:
18
November 02, 2020 - December 06, 2020 - 1 extra week for holiday.
December 07, 2020 - January 17, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays
January 11, 2021 - February 07, 2021
February 08, 2021 - March 07, 2021
March 01, 2021 - March 28, 2021
April 05, 2021 - May 02, 2021
May 03, 2021 - May 30, 2021
Ethics for Florida Leaders
Course | Administrative | Leadership

This course provides an overview of ethics in government, public records, and public meetings. It meets Florida’s annual training requirement for elected officials and certain other employees.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 4 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 1 day after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 4-hour Ethics for Florida Leaders course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/21/2020.)
Cost:
20.00
Credit Hours:
4
October 26, 2020 - December 13, 2020 - Extended section -may be completed early.
November 02, 2020 - December 06, 2020 - Extended section- may be completed early.
December 07, 2020 - January 24, 2021 - Extended section- may be completed early.
January 04, 2021 - February 21, 2021 - Extended section- may be completed early.
February 01, 2021 - March 28, 2021 - Extended section- may be completed early.
March 08, 2021 - April 25, 2021 - Extended section -may be completed early.
April 05, 2021 - May 30, 2021 - Extended section -may be completed early.
Ethics for M-DCPS
Module

Explore the code of ethics for educators recommended by the National Education Association (NEA) and the Association of American Educators (AAE). Learn the basic principles of ethical expectations and potential consequences for not following them. This module provides an overview of the Florida Code of Ethics for Educators and the Principles of Professional Conduct. THIS MODULE WAS CUSTOMIZED TO SERVE EDUCATORS FROM MIAMI-DADE SCHOOLS.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 6 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 6 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 6-hour Ethics for M-DCPS module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 6:00 AM.)
Cost:
12.00
Credit Hours:
6
Ethics for School Leaders
Course | Administrative | Instructional | Leadership | Professional Growth

Investigate Florida's Code of Ethics, Principles of Professional Conduct for the Education Profession, and the Florida Principal Leadership Standards. Effective school leaders demonstrate personal and professional behaviors that adhere to these expectations. This course meets Florida’s requirement for annual training in ethics and related topics.   

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 4 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 1 day after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 4-hour Ethics for School Leaders course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/21/2020.)
Cost:
20.00
Credit Hours:
4
November 02, 2020 - December 13, 2020 - 2 extra weeks for holidays.
December 07, 2020 - January 17, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays.
January 11, 2021 - February 07, 2021
February 01, 2021 - February 28, 2021
March 08, 2021 - April 04, 2021
April 12, 2021 - May 09, 2021
May 03, 2021 - May 30, 2021
Foundations of Assessment
Course | Instructional | New Teacher | Professional Development Certification

Learn to use classroom assessments to shape teaching and learning. Explore assessments that address the intent of a targeted standard.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 10 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 2 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 10-hour Foundations of Assessment course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/22/2020.)
Cost:
50.00
Credit Hours:
10
November 09, 2020 - December 13, 2020 - 1 extra week for holiday.
December 07, 2020 - January 17, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays.
January 04, 2021 - January 31, 2021
January 25, 2021 - February 21, 2021
February 15, 2021 - March 14, 2021
March 08, 2021 - April 04, 2021
April 12, 2021 - May 09, 2021
May 03, 2021 - May 30, 2021
June 14, 2021 - July 11, 2021
Foundations of Team Teaching (Co-Teaching)
Course

Learn to organize, operate, sustain, and evaluate teaching teams. Explore team building strategies that are critical as educators confront the struggles and triumphs that accompany the team teaching endeavor. Note: This course addresses the team-teaching training requirement of Florida’s Class Size Reduction Amendment. A Follow-Up course is available.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 10 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 2 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 10-hour Foundations of Team Teaching (Co-Teaching) course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/22/2020.)
Cost:
50.00
Credit Hours:
10
November 02, 2020 - December 06, 2020 - 1 extra week for holiday.
December 07, 2020 - January 17, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays
January 04, 2021 - January 31, 2021
February 08, 2021 - March 07, 2021
March 08, 2021 - April 04, 2021
April 05, 2021 - May 02, 2021
May 03, 2021 - May 30, 2021
June 07, 2021 - July 04, 2021
Gifted: Curriculum and Instructional Strategies
Course | Instructional | Gifted

Investigate research-based practices, models, and strategies designed to meet the needs of gifted learners. Discover resources for aligning state standards and the gifted curriculum. Become an advocate for gifted students and programs.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Gifted: Curriculum and Instructional Strategies course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
November 02, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays.
November 30, 2020 - February 21, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays
December 14, 2020 - March 07, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays.
January 04, 2021 - March 14, 2021
February 01, 2021 - April 11, 2021
February 22, 2021 - May 02, 2021
March 08, 2021 - May 16, 2021
March 22, 2021 - May 30, 2021
April 12, 2021 - June 20, 2021
April 26, 2021 - June 13, 2021 - Fast Paced - 7-week section
May 03, 2021 - July 11, 2021
Gifted: Educating Special Populations
Course | Instructional | Gifted

Gain an understanding of the unique needs of gifted students from special populations. Learn to identify and serve these groups of gifted students.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Gifted: Educating Special Populations course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
November 02, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays.
November 30, 2020 - February 21, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays
January 04, 2021 - March 14, 2021
February 01, 2021 - April 11, 2021
February 22, 2021 - May 02, 2021
March 08, 2021 - May 16, 2021
March 22, 2021 - May 30, 2021
April 12, 2021 - June 20, 2021
April 26, 2021 - June 13, 2021 - Fast Paced - 7-week section
May 03, 2021 - July 11, 2021
Gifted: Guidance and Counseling
Course | Instructional | Gifted

Explore socio-emotional needs and issues related to gifted learners, and discover guidance and counseling strategies that can be used to address these issues. Develop an understanding of developmental characteristics as well as the unique strengths and vulnerabilities of the gifted learner.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Gifted: Guidance and Counseling course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
November 02, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays.
November 30, 2020 - February 21, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays
January 04, 2021 - March 14, 2021
February 01, 2021 - April 11, 2021
February 22, 2021 - May 02, 2021
March 08, 2021 - May 16, 2021
March 22, 2021 - May 30, 2021
April 12, 2021 - June 20, 2021
April 26, 2021 - June 13, 2021 - Fast Paced - 7-week section
May 03, 2021 - July 11, 2021
Gifted: Nature and Needs
Course | Instructional | Gifted

Investigate the nature and needs of gifted learners, including traditional and alternative tools for identifying giftedness, curriculum and instruction services, program models, and advocacy. Examine cognitive, social, and emotional characteristics. Understand the history and current research concerning gifted education.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Gifted: Nature and Needs course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
November 02, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays.
November 30, 2020 - February 21, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays
January 04, 2021 - March 14, 2021
February 01, 2021 - April 11, 2021
February 22, 2021 - May 02, 2021
March 08, 2021 - May 16, 2021
March 22, 2021 - May 30, 2021
April 12, 2021 - June 20, 2021
April 26, 2021 - June 13, 2021 - Fast Paced - 7-week section
May 03, 2021 - July 11, 2021
Gifted: Theory and Development of Creativity
Course | Instructional | Gifted

Explore creativity as it pertains to giftedness. Investigate methods for teaching creative attitudes and encouraging creative thinking across various disciplines.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Gifted: Theory and Development of Creativity course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
November 02, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays.
November 30, 2020 - February 21, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays
January 04, 2021 - March 14, 2021
February 01, 2021 - April 11, 2021
February 22, 2021 - May 02, 2021
March 08, 2021 - May 16, 2021
March 22, 2021 - May 30, 2021
April 12, 2021 - June 20, 2021
April 26, 2021 - June 13, 2021 - Fast Paced - 7-week section
May 03, 2021 - July 11, 2021
HR: Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
Module | Administrative | Instructional | Non-Instructional | Human Resources

Learn practical skills for understanding and resolving conflict in today’s changing workplace. Discover strategies for handling difficult people and alternative dispute methods.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 12 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 12 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 12-hour HR: Conflict Resolution in the Workplace module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 12:00 PM.)
Cost:
24.00
Credit Hours:
12
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
HR: Diversity in the Workplace
Module | Administrative | Instructional | Non-Instructional | Human Resources

Review legal and ethical issues involving stereotyping, racism, prejudice, and discrimination. Explore and apply methods for improving cross-cultural communication and enhance cultural diversity in the workplace.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 3 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 3 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 3-hour HR: Diversity in the Workplace module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 3:00 AM.)
Cost:
6.00
Credit Hours:
3
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
HR: Effective Customer Service
Module | Administrative | Instructional | Non-Instructional | Human Resources

Learn strategies to anticipate and provide effective customer service that meet the needs of all stakeholders in the educational environment. Explore the principles of effective communication to work effectively with others and prevent conflicts.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 3 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 3 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 3-hour HR: Effective Customer Service module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 3:00 AM.)
Cost:
6.00
Credit Hours:
3
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
Implementing Reading, Writing, & Math Strategies
Course | Instructional | New Teacher | Professional Development Certification | Professional Growth

Investigate and implement a variety of teaching strategies that make the processes of reading, writing, and math computations visible to the learner. Note: Access to students is required to complete this course.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 30 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 4 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 30-hour Implementing Reading, Writing, & Math Strategies course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/24/2020.)
Cost:
150.00
Credit Hours:
30
November 02, 2020 - December 13, 2020 - 1 extra week for holiday. Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
December 07, 2020 - January 24, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays. Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
January 04, 2021 - February 07, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
February 01, 2021 - March 07, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
February 22, 2021 - March 28, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
March 01, 2021 - April 04, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
March 22, 2021 - April 25, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
April 05, 2021 - May 09, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
April 19, 2021 - May 23, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
Instructional Practices: Argumentation
Module | Instructional | Instructional Practices

Identify the role of argumentation in using evidence to evaluate and substantiate assertions Learn the core components of argumentation. Explore strategies for teaching argumentation in a variety of classroom environments.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 6 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 6 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 6-hour Instructional Practices: Argumentation module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 6:00 AM.)
Cost:
12.00
Credit Hours:
6
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
Instructional Practices: Classroom Management
Module | Instructional | Instructional Practices

Explore management strategies that lead to improved student motivation and achievement across all content areas and grade levels. Identify methods for creating a positive collaborative learning environment.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 6 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 6 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 6-hour Instructional Practices: Classroom Management module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 6:00 AM.)
Cost:
12.00
Credit Hours:
6
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
Instructional Practices: Differentiated Instruction
Module | Instructional | Instructional Practices

Acquire an understanding of differentiated instruction within the K-12 environment. Recognize the purpose of differentiated instruction as it relates to content mastery. Identify strategies included in the planning and instructional processes.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 6 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 6 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 6-hour Instructional Practices: Differentiated Instruction module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 6:00 AM.)
Cost:
12.00
Credit Hours:
6
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
Instructional Practices: Questioning by Students
Module | Instructional | Instructional Practices

Explore how students can use questioning techniques as a learning tool to become better problem solvers and critical thinkers. Explore strategies for teaching students to create effective questions, to use a range of question types, and to improve question quality.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 6 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 6 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 6-hour Instructional Practices: Questioning by Students module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 6:00 AM.)
Cost:
12.00
Credit Hours:
6
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
Instructional Practices: Questioning Techniques
Module | Instructional | Instructional Practices

Recognize the importance of using questioning techniques to assess student understanding and drive instruction. Gain an understanding of how to develop questions that vary in complexity and align to the content. Identify strategies for using questioning techniques in the classroom.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 6 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 6 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 6-hour Instructional Practices: Questioning Techniques module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 6:00 AM.)
Cost:
12.00
Credit Hours:
6
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
Instructional Practices: Student Engagement
Module | Instructional | Instructional Practices

Student engagement is a necessary component of academic success and classroom management. This module provides teachers with tools to increase and maintain student engagement.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 6 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 6 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 6-hour Instructional Practices: Student Engagement module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 6:00 AM.)
Cost:
12.00
Credit Hours:
6
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
Learning: Theory to Practice
Course | Instructional | New Teacher | Professional Development Certification | Professional Growth

Investigate how we learn, remember, and recall information. Examine characteristics of learners at different stages of development. Evaluate instructional practices that support learners' various needs.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 30 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 4 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 30-hour Learning: Theory to Practice course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/24/2020.)
Cost:
150.00
Credit Hours:
30
November 02, 2020 - December 20, 2020 - 1 extra week for holiday.
December 07, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays.
January 11, 2021 - February 21, 2021
February 01, 2021 - March 14, 2021
March 01, 2021 - April 11, 2021
March 29, 2021 - May 09, 2021
April 12, 2021 - May 23, 2021
May 03, 2021 - June 13, 2021
Literacy: Close Reading
Module | Instructional | Literacy | Reading

Recognize that learning to read complex text closely prepares students for college and careers. Explore the process of conducting close readings with students. Identify strategies for scaffolding close reading instruction.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 6 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 6 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 6-hour Literacy: Close Reading module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 6:00 AM.)
Cost:
12.00
Credit Hours:
6
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
Literacy: Disciplinary Literacy
Module | Instructional | Literacy | Reading

Examine the unique ways each discipline requires students to think about the subject area. Explore the role of collaboration and various literacy strategies to increase student achievement across the content areas.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 6 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 6 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 6-hour Literacy: Disciplinary Literacy module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 6:00 AM.)
Cost:
12.00
Credit Hours:
6
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
Literacy: Understanding Text Complexity
Module | Instructional | Literacy | Reading

Recognize the need for complex text in preparing students to be college and career ready. Explore the components of text complexity used to identify appropriate texts for readers. Identify strategies for using complex texts in the classroom.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 6 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 6 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 6-hour Literacy: Understanding Text Complexity module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 6:00 AM.)
Cost:
12.00
Credit Hours:
6
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
Math for K-8 Teachers: Algebraic Thinking
Course | Instructional | Mathematics

Make connections between patterns and functions. Explore mathematical models and strategies to increase understanding of quantitative and qualitative relationships, including problem solving using the analysis of change.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 20 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 3 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 20-hour Math for K-8 Teachers: Algebraic Thinking course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/23/2020.)
Cost:
100.00
Credit Hours:
20
October 26, 2020 - November 22, 2020
November 30, 2020 - January 10, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays.
January 04, 2021 - January 31, 2021
February 15, 2021 - March 14, 2021
March 15, 2021 - April 11, 2021
April 12, 2021 - May 09, 2021
May 10, 2021 - June 06, 2021
Math for K-8 Teachers: Number Concepts
Course | Instructional | Mathematics

Learn strategies for teaching whole numbers, place value, fractions and decimals, and estimation and problem solving. Investigate and practice multiple strategies for problem solving.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 24 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 3 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 24-hour Math for K-8 Teachers: Number Concepts course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/24/2020.)
Cost:
120.00
Credit Hours:
24
October 19, 2020 - November 15, 2020 - Registration Closing Soon
November 02, 2020 - December 06, 2020 - 1 extra week for holiday.
January 11, 2021 - February 07, 2021
February 08, 2021 - March 07, 2021
March 08, 2021 - April 04, 2021
April 05, 2021 - May 02, 2021
May 03, 2021 - May 30, 2021
Math for K-8 Teachers: Number Operations
Course | Instructional | Mathematics

Investigate strategies for proficiency in number operations, computing fluency, computing with fractions, and computing with decimals. Practice problem solving using number operations to make real-world connections.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 20 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 3 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 20-hour Math for K-8 Teachers: Number Operations course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/23/2020.)
Cost:
100.00
Credit Hours:
20
November 09, 2020 - December 13, 2020 - 1 extra week for holiday.
January 04, 2021 - January 31, 2021
February 01, 2021 - February 28, 2021
March 01, 2021 - March 28, 2021
April 05, 2021 - May 02, 2021
May 03, 2021 - May 30, 2021
Math for K-8 Teachers: Space and Shape
Course | Instructional | Mathematics

Explore problem solving using two-dimensional and three-dimensional shapes. Identify strategies for teaching accurate measurement, estimation of measurement, and real-world problem solving.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 24 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 3 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 24-hour Math for K-8 Teachers: Space and Shape course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/24/2020.)
Cost:
120.00
Credit Hours:
24
November 02, 2020 - December 06, 2020 - 1 extra week for holiday.
January 11, 2021 - February 07, 2021
February 08, 2021 - March 07, 2021
March 08, 2021 - April 04, 2021
April 19, 2021 - May 16, 2021
May 03, 2021 - May 30, 2021
Math: Gateway to Algebra 6-8
Module | Instructional | Mathematics

Explore the Critical Foundations of Algebra - whole numbers, fractions, and geometry & measurement. Investigate specific key concepts using activities that highlight major themes. Learn to use scaffolding techniques to build student learning through algebraic thinking.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 6 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 6 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 6-hour Math: Gateway to Algebra 6-8 module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 6:00 AM.)
Cost:
12.00
Credit Hours:
6
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
Math: Standards of Practice 9-12
Module | Instructional | Mathematics

Acquire strategies for embedding the eight mathematical practices into everyday instruction. Identify changes in instructional practice necessary to engage students in mathematical thinking and understanding.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 6 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 6 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 6-hour Math: Standards of Practice 9-12 module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 6:00 AM.)
Cost:
12.00
Credit Hours:
6
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
Mentoring Classroom Teachers
Course | Instructional | Professional Growth

This course helps prepare the veteran teacher to become a mentor by sharing the basic concepts and models that make mentoring a successful strategy for new teacher induction. These basic concepts can be adapted for use by reading coaches and mentors for struggling teachers.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 12 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 2 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 12-hour Mentoring Classroom Teachers course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/22/2020.)
Cost:
60.00
Credit Hours:
12
November 02, 2020 - November 22, 2020
December 07, 2020 - January 10, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays.
January 11, 2021 - January 31, 2021
February 01, 2021 - February 21, 2021
March 01, 2021 - March 21, 2021
April 05, 2021 - April 25, 2021
May 03, 2021 - May 23, 2021
Mentoring Classroom Teachers M-DCPS
Course | Instructional | Professional Growth

This course helps prepare the veteran teacher to become a mentor by sharing the basic concepts and models that make mentoring a successful strategy for new teacher induction. These basic concepts can be adapted for use by reading coaches and mentors for struggling teachers. THIS COURSE WAS CUSTOMIZED TO SERVE EDUCATORS FROM MIAMI-DADE SCHOOLS.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 9 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 2 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 9-hour Mentoring Classroom Teachers M-DCPS course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/22/2020.)
Cost:
45.00
Credit Hours:
9
On Demand: Building Relationships with Parents
Module | Administrative | Instructional | Non-Instructional | Professional Growth

Learn to build relationships with parents to enhance students' academic growth. Explore a variety of techniques to increase parent involvement.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 6 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 6 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 6-hour On Demand: Building Relationships with Parents module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 6:00 AM.)
Cost:
12.00
Credit Hours:
6
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
On Demand: Co-Teaching Compliance
Module | Instructional | Professional Growth

Learn strategies for co-teaching and cooperative planning that impact academic achievement.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 4 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 4 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 4-hour On Demand: Co-Teaching Compliance module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 4:00 AM.)
Cost:
8.00
Credit Hours:
4
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
Paraprofessionals: Instructional Strategies
Course | Non-Instructional | Professional Growth

Examine the role of an instructional paraprofessional in creating a positive classroom learning environment. Learn basic instructional strategies and classroom management techniques to assist the classroom teacher.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 12 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 2 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 12-hour Paraprofessionals: Instructional Strategies course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/22/2020.)
Cost:
60.00
Credit Hours:
12
November 02, 2020 - December 06, 2020 - 1 extra week for holiday.
January 04, 2021 - January 31, 2021
February 08, 2021 - March 07, 2021
March 01, 2021 - March 28, 2021
April 05, 2021 - May 02, 2021
May 03, 2021 - May 30, 2021
Prerequisite for the Reading Endorsement
Module | Administrative | Instructional | Reading

Learn about the features of a Beacon Educator course. This module will explain the differences between a Beacon Educator module and course. There is an overview of the Reading Endorsement Program along with information about how to successfully complete a Beacon Educator course.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 3 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 3 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 3-hour Prerequisite for the Reading Endorsement module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 3:00 AM.)
Cost:
6.00
Credit Hours:
3
July 01, 2020 - December 31, 2020
Professional Practices for Educators
Course | Instructional | New Teacher | Professional Development Certification | Professional Growth

Practice decision making skills on issues such as school safety and security procedures, educational liability, professional responsibilities, and ethics in this video-based course.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 5 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 1 day after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 5-hour Professional Practices for Educators course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/21/2020.)
Cost:
25.00
Credit Hours:
5
October 19, 2020 - November 15, 2020 - Registration Closing Soon
November 02, 2020 - December 06, 2020 - 1 extra week for holiday.
December 07, 2020 - January 17, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays
January 04, 2021 - January 31, 2021
January 25, 2021 - February 21, 2021
February 08, 2021 - March 07, 2021
March 01, 2021 - March 28, 2021
April 05, 2021 - May 02, 2021
May 03, 2021 - May 30, 2021
Professional Practices for Paraprofessionals & Substitutes
Module | Non-Instructional | Professional Growth

Gain an awareness of school safety and security procedures, educational liability, professional responsibilities, and ethics. The video-based module uses scenarios to provoke consideration of five topics: creating a positive learning environment, eliminating harassing behaviors, promoting safety and classroom order, maintaining professional distance, and practicing professionalism with colleagues and community.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 9 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 9 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 9-hour Professional Practices for Paraprofessionals & Substitutes module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 9:00 AM.)
Cost:
18.00
Credit Hours:
9
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
Reading 1 : Foundations of Instruction R+
Course | Instructional | Professional Development Certification | Reading

Explore reading as a process of student engagement in construction of meaning. Gain substantive understanding of six components of reading as a process: comprehension, oral language, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, and vocabulary. Updates to this course address current research on core reading concepts.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Reading 1 : Foundations of Instruction R+ course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
October 19, 2020 - January 17, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays. - Registration Closing Soon
November 02, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays.
November 30, 2020 - February 21, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays
December 07, 2020 - February 28, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays
January 04, 2021 - March 14, 2021
January 18, 2021 - March 28, 2021
February 01, 2021 - April 11, 2021
February 15, 2021 - April 25, 2021
March 01, 2021 - May 09, 2021
March 15, 2021 - May 23, 2021
April 05, 2021 - June 13, 2021
April 19, 2021 - June 13, 2021 - Fast Paced - 8-week section
Reading 2: Evidence-Based Practices R+
Course | Instructional | Professional Development Certification | Reading

Discover how to scaffold student learning by applying the principles of research-based reading instruction and integrating the six components of reading. Engage in the systematic problem-solving process. This course meets Florida’s requirement for Reading 2: Research-based Practice. Access to students is required.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Reading 2: Evidence-Based Practices R+ course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
November 02, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays. Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
November 16, 2020 - February 14, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays. Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
December 07, 2020 - February 28, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays. Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
January 04, 2021 - March 14, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
January 18, 2021 - March 28, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
February 01, 2021 - April 11, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
February 22, 2021 - May 02, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
March 01, 2021 - May 09, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
March 15, 2021 - May 23, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
March 29, 2021 - June 06, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
April 12, 2021 - May 30, 2021 - Fast Paced - Requires student interaction (may be virtual). - 7 week section
August 16, 2021 - October 24, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
Reading 2: Evidence-Based Practices v2
Course | Instructional | Professional Development Certification | Reading

Discover how to scaffold student learning by applying the principles of research-based reading instruction and integrating the six components of reading. Engage in the systematic problem-solving process. This course meets Florida’s requirement for Reading 2: Research-based Practice.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Reading 2: Evidence-Based Practices v2 course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
Reading 3: Assessment
Course | Instructional | Reading

Examine the concepts and characteristics of different types of assessment. Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to administer, interpret, and use formal and informal reading assessments for diverse students. Open new pathways for possible prevention, identification, and remediation of reading difficulties.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Reading 3: Assessment course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
October 19, 2020 - January 17, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays. - Registration Closing Soon
October 26, 2020 - January 24, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays.
November 30, 2020 - February 21, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays
December 14, 2020 - March 07, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays
January 04, 2021 - March 14, 2021
January 18, 2021 - March 28, 2021
February 01, 2021 - April 11, 2021
February 15, 2021 - April 25, 2021
March 01, 2021 - May 09, 2021
March 15, 2021 - May 23, 2021
March 29, 2021 - June 06, 2021
April 12, 2021 - June 20, 2021
Reading 4: Differentiated Instruction R+
Course | Instructional | Reading

Understand cognitive, language, and reading development, including difficulties in six major reading components. Explore the foundations and principles of differentiated instruction and strategies for implementation to enrich and extend student learning. Participants must have completed Reading Competencies 1-3 prior to beginning this course. Access to students is required.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Reading 4: Differentiated Instruction R+ course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
October 26, 2020 - January 24, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays. Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
November 02, 2020 - January 31, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays. Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
November 16, 2020 - February 14, 2021 - 3 extra weeks for holidays. Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
December 07, 2020 - February 28, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays. Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
January 04, 2021 - March 14, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
January 18, 2021 - March 28, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
February 01, 2021 - April 11, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
February 22, 2021 - May 02, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
March 08, 2021 - May 16, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
March 15, 2021 - May 23, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
March 29, 2021 - June 06, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
August 09, 2021 - October 17, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
Reading 5: Demonstration of Accomplishment
Course | Instructional | Reading

Through a culminating practicum, teachers demonstrate knowledge of the reading components, assessment, and data analysis by creating and implementing comprehensive, research-based instructional plans.Participants must have completed Reading Competencies 1-4 and have access to students. Verify district acceptance of course prior to registration.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Reading 5: Demonstration of Accomplishment course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
Reading 5: Demonstration of Accomplishment R+
Course | Instructional | Reading

Through a culminating practicum, teachers demonstrate knowledge of the reading components, assessment, and data analysis by creating and implementing comprehensive, research-based instructional plans. Participants must have completed Reading Competencies 1-4 before beginning this course. Access to students is required.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 60 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 8 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 60-hour Reading 5: Demonstration of Accomplishment R+ course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/28/2020.)
Cost:
300.00
Credit Hours:
60
November 09, 2020 - February 21, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual). - 3 extra weeks for holidays
November 30, 2020 - March 07, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays. Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
December 07, 2020 - March 14, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays. Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
January 11, 2021 - April 04, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
January 25, 2021 - April 18, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
February 01, 2021 - April 25, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
February 15, 2021 - May 09, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
March 01, 2021 - May 23, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
March 08, 2021 - May 30, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
August 16, 2021 - November 07, 2021 - Requires student interaction (may be virtual).
Student Advocacy and Legal Issues
Course | Administrative | Instructional | New Teacher | Professional Development Certification | Professional Growth

Explore the teacher's role as student advocate. Examine the ethical expectations and obligations of educators. Investigate the legal issues of district policies, state statutes, and federal guidelines.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 20 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 3 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 20-hour Student Advocacy and Legal Issues course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/23/2020.)
Cost:
100.00
Credit Hours:
20
November 02, 2020 - December 06, 2020 - 1 extra week for holiday.
December 07, 2020 - January 17, 2021 - 2 extra weeks for holidays.
January 11, 2021 - February 07, 2021
February 01, 2021 - February 28, 2021
March 01, 2021 - March 28, 2021
April 05, 2021 - May 02, 2021
May 03, 2021 - May 30, 2021
Support Staff: Classroom Management
Course | Non-Instructional | Professional Growth

Learn several ways to proactively manage the students and important resources for the classroom. Identify what can be accomplished before students arrive, during student contact time, and after students leave to make your substitute teaching assignment productive and enjoyable.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 5 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 1 day after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 5-hour Support Staff: Classroom Management course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/21/2020.)
Cost:
25.00
Credit Hours:
5
November 02, 2020 - November 22, 2020
January 04, 2021 - January 24, 2021
February 01, 2021 - February 21, 2021
March 08, 2021 - March 28, 2021
April 12, 2021 - May 02, 2021
May 03, 2021 - May 23, 2021
Support Staff: Instructional Strategies
Course | Non-Instructional | Professional Growth

Learn to maintain academic focus in the absence of the regular classroom teacher. Develop knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques to facilitate student engagement and achievement.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 5 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 1 day after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 5-hour Support Staff: Instructional Strategies course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/21/2020.)
Cost:
25.00
Credit Hours:
5
October 19, 2020 - November 08, 2020 - Registration Closing Soon
November 02, 2020 - November 22, 2020
January 11, 2021 - January 31, 2021
February 01, 2021 - February 21, 2021
March 01, 2021 - March 21, 2021
April 05, 2021 - April 25, 2021
May 03, 2021 - May 23, 2021
Support Staff: Professional Practices
Course | Non-Instructional | Professional Growth

Gain an awareness of school safety and security procedures, educational liability, professional responsibilities, and ethics. The video-based content utilizes scenarios to provoke consideration of five topics: creating a positive learning environment, eliminating harassing behaviors, promoting safety and classroom order, maintaining professional distance, and practicing professionalism with colleagues and community.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 5 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 1 day after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 5-hour Support Staff: Professional Practices course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/21/2020.)
Cost:
25.00
Credit Hours:
5
November 02, 2020 - November 22, 2020
January 18, 2021 - February 07, 2021
February 08, 2021 - February 28, 2021
March 08, 2021 - March 28, 2021
April 05, 2021 - April 25, 2021
May 03, 2021 - May 23, 2021
TIP: Assessment
Module | Instructional | New Teacher

Explore the use of formative and summative assessments. Develop an understanding of using assessment data to measure achievement and drive student learning.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 2 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 2 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 2-hour TIP: Assessment module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 2:00 AM.)
Cost:
4.00
Credit Hours:
2
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
TIP: Assessment and Accountability (Bay)
Module | Instructional | New Teacher

Explore the use of formative and summative assessments. Develop an understanding of using assessment data to measure achievement and drive student learning. Review the six principles of the Assessment Practices and Principles (APSS) for Bay District schools. THIS MODULE WAS CUSTOMIZED TO SERVE EDUCATORS FROM BAY DISTRICT SCHOOLS.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 2 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 2 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 2-hour TIP: Assessment and Accountability (Bay) module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 2:00 AM.)
Cost:
4.00
Credit Hours:
2
TIP: Confidentiality Issues
Module | Instructional | New Teacher

Learn about teachers' obligation to maintain confidentiality of student information as specified in the Principles of Professional Conduct for the Education Profession in Florida (Florida Code of Ethics).

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 2 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 2 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 2-hour TIP: Confidentiality Issues module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 2:00 AM.)
Cost:
4.00
Credit Hours:
2
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
TIP: Differentiated Classroom
Module | Instructional | New Teacher

Explore strategies to individualize instruction to meet each student's needs.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 2 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 2 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 2-hour TIP: Differentiated Classroom module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 2:00 AM.)
Cost:
4.00
Credit Hours:
2
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
TIP: ESE 101
Module | Instructional | New Teacher

Learn the recognized categories of disabilities included in Exceptional Student Education (ESE) program. Examine the general characteristics of each exceptionality and implications for addressing the students’ needs.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 2 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 2 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 2-hour TIP: ESE 101 module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 2:00 AM.)
Cost:
4.00
Credit Hours:
2
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
TIP: ESOL Implications for the Classroom
Module | Instructional | New Teacher

Become familiar with state and federal laws that govern ESOL programs and your school district's ELL Plan. Identify ESOL teacher performance standards, timelines, ELL standards, and ESOL teacher strategies.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 2 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 2 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 2-hour TIP: ESOL Implications for the Classroom module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 2:00 AM.)
Cost:
4.00
Credit Hours:
2
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
TIP: Ethics
Module | Instructional | New Teacher

Learn about teachers' obligation to the student, the public, and the profession of education. Understand that teachers are held to a higher moral standard.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 2 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 2 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 2-hour TIP: Ethics module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 2:00 AM.)
Cost:
4.00
Credit Hours:
2
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
TIP: Homeless Issues
Module | Instructional | New Teacher

Explore how teachers can help homeless students. Get ideas, learn the law, and understand rights of homeless students.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 2 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 2 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 2-hour TIP: Homeless Issues module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 2:00 AM.)
Cost:
4.00
Credit Hours:
2
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
TIP: Physical and Behavioral Indicators of Child Abuse
Module | Instructional | New Teacher

Learn to identify typical indicators of child abuse.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 2 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 2 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 2-hour TIP: Physical and Behavioral Indicators of Child Abuse module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 2:00 AM.)
Cost:
4.00
Credit Hours:
2
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
TIP: Recognizing Signs and Symptoms of Emotional Distress
Module | Instructional | New Teacher

Recognize signs of stress and depression in students. Identify how to help students deal with these issues.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 2 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 2 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 2-hour TIP: Recognizing Signs and Symptoms of Emotional Distress module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 2:00 AM.)
Cost:
4.00
Credit Hours:
2
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
TIP: Response to Intervention (RtI)
Module | Instructional | New Teacher

Investigate the Response to Intervention (RtI) model along with its stages. Identify how to identify the problem and options for intervention.

NOTICE: This module takes AT LEAST 2 hours to complete. The Exit Exam will become available after the section has begun and 2 hours after registration has passed. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 2-hour TIP: Response to Intervention (RtI) module and a current section, the Exit Exam will be available at 2:00 AM.)
Cost:
4.00
Credit Hours:
2
June 15, 2020 - January 14, 2021
January 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021
Using the Facilitator Tools
Course | Instructional | Professional Growth

This course provides instructions along with screenshots of the facilitator tools in the new BLMS.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 10 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 2 days after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 10-hour Using the Facilitator Tools course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/22/2020.)
Cost:
50.00
Credit Hours:
10
Workplace Inclusion
Course | Administrative | Instructional | Non-Instructional | Professional Growth

Acquire an understanding of an inclusive workplace. Learn about laws that protect classes of workers. Understand the actions that employers and employees can undertake to effect inclusive workplaces.

NOTICE: This course takes AT LEAST 4 hours to complete. Course completion cannot be marked until 1 day after registration. (Example: If registering at midnight today for the 4-hour Workplace Inclusion course and submitting all summatives, the course can be approved after 10/21/2020.)
Cost:
20.00
Credit Hours:
4
November 02, 2020 - December 06, 2020 - 1 extra week for holiday.
January 04, 2021 - January 31, 2021
February 01, 2021 - February 28, 2021
March 08, 2021 - April 04, 2021
April 05, 2021 - May 02, 2021
May 03, 2021 - May 30, 2021
Check with your district or school prior to registering for any course/module.

Customized scheduling available for districts/groups.

If you do not have a Beacon account, sign up for a NEW Account. Then login and register.

Autism
Build an understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and prepare to teach students with autism through this series of four courses: Positive Behavior Supports; Nature, Needs and Assessment; Communication Needs; and Diagnosis and Assessment. All courses include both instructional components and application activities that align with the objectives for the Florida K-12 Autism Endorsement.
Autism Endorsement Quick Fact Sheet

ESOL
Educators learn concepts and strategies to enhance the education of multicultural populations!
Investigate the core areas of ESOL instruction: methods of teaching, curriculum and materials, testing and evaluation, cross-cultural communications, and applied linguistics. This program provides content that is appropriate for a national audience. In Florida, it targets teachers of language arts and reading and may lead to endorsement. Beacon also provides programs for teachers, administrators, and guidance counselors. View the ESOL Endorsement Fact Sheet for more information and to see how the educator's subject area determines the course recommendations based on Florida Statute.
Florida ESOL Endorsement Quick Fact Sheet

Gifted
Explore five key areas of gifted education: nature and needs, special populations, curriculum and instructional strategies, creativity, and guidance and counseling. All courses include both instructional components and application activities that align with the objectives for the Florida K-12 Gifted Endorsement. Courses are listed in the suggested order for completion. Check with your district staff development office for credit eligibility toward Gifted Endorsement.
Gifted Endorsement Quick Fact Sheet

Mathematics
Beacon Educator's math program consists of four in-depth courses that provide close examination of math concepts leading to skill development. Each course offers classroom examples for coherent curriculum that is focused on important topics in mathematics.
K-8 Math Courses Quick Fact Sheet

New Teacher
Explore your role as a student advocate and become proactive as you learn management strategies, practice decision-making skills, and use a standards-based lesson planning process to guide your instructional planning.
New Teachers Quick Fact Sheet

Professional Development Certification
Participants must take all the courses listed below, in addition to meeting other district-specific requirements. We recommend taking courses in the order listed. Participants must also complete one 60-hour ESOL course. Check with your district to select the course from our ESOL content area.
Professional Development Certification Quick Fact Sheet

Professional Growth
Explore your role as a student advocate and become proactive as you learn management strategies, practice decision-making skills, and use a standards-based lesson planning process to guide your instructional planning.
Professional Growth Quick Fact Sheet

Reading
Explore six core areas of reading: oral language, phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary. Included in each of the interactive courses in this series are both instructional components and application activities. The courses are designed to be completed sequentially, culminating in the practicum (Reading 5). Content aligns to the indicators for Florida's K-12 Reading Endorsement.
Reading Endorsement Quick Fact Sheet

Students With Disabilities (SWD)
Explore these highly interactive, self-paced modules on current educational issues. Participants must score 80% or better on an end-of-course mastery assessment.
On Demand Module Quick Fact Sheet